Bachelor of Science- Biology: Pre-Medical and Pre-Dental Emphasis

Health and Laboratory Sciences

Pursue interests in pre-medicine (prepare for entry into medical, osteopathic, and dental schools or graduate medical research programs), pre-physical therapy (prepare for entry into further specialization in physical and occupational therapy), cell and molecular biology (prepare for graduate school or entry-level employment in biotechnology), medical technology (prepare for employment in hospitals or private labs).  Notes:  The department also offers pre-professional work in optometry and veterinary medicine.  Consult the department chairperson for details on these programs.


General Education Requirements* (38-44 hours)

Basic Skills (12 hours)

General Education Electives (26-32 hours)

     Sciences** (0 hours)  

     Social Studies (3 hours) 

     Political Studies (3 hours)

     Producing and Consuming (5-6 hours)

     Fine Arts and Aesthetic Studies (2-3 hours)

     Cultural Studies (3-5 hours)

     Health and Well-Being (4-6 hours)

     Human Heritage (6 hours)


   *Courses must be taken from the list approved by the General Education Committee. See General Education Requirements for All Baccalaureate Degrees.

   **General education sciences are satisfied by course requirements in biology (BIOL 211) and chemistry (CHEM 215/216).