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.
**Use MATH 143 Elementary Statistics.
***General education sciences are satisfied by course requirements in biology (BIOL 211) and chemistry (CHEM 215/216).
****Use CIS 130 Computer Information Systems.
#Use PHIL 105 Ethics.