Prerequisite Coursework

Prerequisite coursework varies between institutions, so it's important you review the admission requirements for the colleges to which you plan to apply. This may require you to directly contact admissions representatives at these institutions.


  • BSCI 10110: Biological Diversity
  • BSCI 10120: Biological Foundations
  • BSCI 30130: Human Physiology OR BSCI 21010: Anatomy and Physiology I and BSCI 21020: Anatomy and Physiology II
    • Should be verified with specific school
  • BSCI 30171 General Microbiology


  • CHEM 10060 and CHEM 10061: General Chemistry I and II
  • CHEM 10062 and CHEM 10063: General Chemistry I and II Laboratory
  • CHEM 30481 and CHEM 30482: Organic Chemistry I and II
    • Or choose, CHEM 20481 and CHEM 20482: Basic Organic Chemistry I and II
  • CHEM 30475 and CHEM 30476: Organic Chemistry I and II Laboratory
    • Second lecture and lab not required for every institution
  • CHEM 30482: Introductory Biological Chemistry OR CHEM 40245: Biochemical Foundations of Medicine


  • MATH 12002: Analytic Geometry and Calculus I OR MATH 12021: Calculus for Life Sciences
  • MATH 30011: Basic Probability and Statistics OR MATH 12022: Probability and Statistics for Life Sciences


  • PHY 13001 and PHY 13021: General College Physics I and Laboratory OR PHY 23101: General University Physics I
  • PHY 13002 and PHY 13022: General College Physics II and Laboratory OR PHY 23102: General University Physics II

other requirements

  • ENG 11011: College Writing I and ENG 21011: College Writing II
  • PSYC 11762: General Psychology
  • Humanities: 2-3 courses
  • Social Sciences: 2-3 courses (includes sociology, economics, anthropology, political science, or additional psychology)