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Pre-Medicine

Medical School Prerequisite Courses

  • Introductory Biology: BIO 111/111L and BIO 112/112L
  • Introductory Chemistry: CHE 111/111L and CHE 112/112L
  • Organic Chemistry: CHE 361/361L and CHE 362/362L
  • Introductory Physics: PHY 131 and PHY 132 or PHY 201 and PHY 202
  • Six Credit Hours of English: ENG 101 or ENG 105 and ENG 102 or ENG301
  • Statistics: STA 215 or STA 270 and/or MAT 234 are required by some medical schools

Recommended Courses

  • Cell Biology: BIO 331
  • Vertebrate Physiology: BIO 348
  • Biochemistry: CHE 430 and 431
  • Psycology: PSY 200, 280, 300, and/or 308
  • Sociology: 131, 235, and/or 232
  • Medical Anthropology: ANT 377
  • Health and Biomedical Ethics: PHI 383

Recommended Activities

  • Undergraduate Research
  • Job Shadowing/Co-op/Internship in Medical Setting
  • Volunteering
  • Leadership Positions/Offices
  • Extra-curricular Activities

Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)

https://www.aamc.org/students/

Medical College Admission Test (MCAT)

https://www.aamc.org/students/applying/mcat/

American Medical College Application Service (AMCAS)

https://www.aamc.org/students/applying/amcas/

American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOMAS)

http://aacomas.aacom.org/

Individual medical schools may require additional application materials, so it is important to research each school to ensure that your application is complete.

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