Pre-Professional Course Requirements

Course requirements may vary from one health professional program to another. Below is a list of courses most commonly required by most medical and dental schools:

  • General Biology  - 8 semester hours with labs
  • General Chemistry – 8 semester hours with labs
  • Organic Chemistry – 8 semester hours with labs
  • Physics – 4-6 semester hours with lab(s)
  • Math – most programs require up through Calculus I
  • English – 6 semester hours

The Health Professions Advising Office is always available to assist students in determining the courses needed to satisfy professional school course requirements. We also encourage students to view the website(s) for the professional programs they are interested in attending to locate the specific additional courses and any additional requirements of the program.