Pre-Med Professions

Associate of Science Course of Study

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Recommended basic skills standards are

Health professions are necessary to provide comprehensive health care to all types of people. This program is designed to meet the needs of students who wish to go into professional health care positions in dentistry, medicine, veterinary medicine, pharmacy, and chiropractic.

Courses marked with an asterisk [*] are not currently offered at PPCC.

Written Communication

Six (6) credit hours

GT-CO1: ENG 121

English Composition I: CO1

3

and

 

 

 

GT-CO2: ENG 122

English Composition II: CO2

3

 

 

 

OR

 

 

 

 

 

GT-CO2: ENG 122

English Composition II: CO2

(3)

and

 

 

 

GT-CO3: ENG 201

English Composition III: CO3

(3)

Oral Communication

Three (3) credit hours

COM 115

Public Speaking

3

or

 

 

 

COM 125

Interpersonal Communication

(3)

or

 

 

 

COM 220

Intercultural Communication: SS3

(3)

Mathematics

Three (3) credit hours minimum (credit hours over three (3) will be applied to the electives category). Full list of requirements.

Suggested Courses

MAT 201

Calculus I: MA1

5

History

Three (3) credit hours. Full list of requirements.

Art and Humanities

Six (6) credit hours. Two guaranteed transfer courses from two different areas (AH1, AH2, AH3 or AH4). Full list of requirements.

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Six (6) credit hours. Two guaranteed transfer courses from two different areas (SS1, SS2, SS3, HI1). Full list of requirements.

Natural and Physical Sciences

Twelve (12) credit hours. One (2 course) lab sequence in any guaranteed transfer science discipline (SC1); additional guaranteed transfer lab science course (SC1). Additional credits over 12 will be included in the electives category. Full list of requirements.

Suggested Courses

BIO 111

General College Biology I w/Lab: SC1

5

PHY 111

Physics: Algebra-Based I w/Lab: SC1

5

Other required courses and electives

Twenty-one (21) credit hours selected from the AS approved course list. Please see your advisor for help choosing your electives.

Suggested Courses

CHE 111

General College Chemistry I: SC1

5

CHE 112

General College Chemistry II: SC1

5

PHY 112

Physics: Algebra-Based II w/Lab: SC1

5

Total Credit Hours

60