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PreMedicine/PreOsteopathy Advising Program Requirements PDFDownload to print

Type Legend: DD Diversity–Domestic; DG Diversity–Global; ELR Experiential Learning; KAD Kent Core Additional; KBS Kent Core Basic Sciences; KCM Kent Core Composition; KFA Kent Core Fine Arts: KHU Kent Core Humanities; KMC Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning; KSS Kent Core Social Sciences; WIC Writing Intensive

Please read the sections in the University Catalog on Kent Core, diversity, writing-intensive and the experiential learning requirements.

Type Course Title Credits
  BSCI 10120 Biological Foundations 4
    30140 Cell Biology 4
    30156 Elements of Genetics 3
    30171 General Microbiology 4
    40430 Animal Physiology 3

MATH 12002

Analytic Geometry and Calculus I (5)
Calculus for Life Sciences (4)

Probability and Statistics for Life Sciences (3)
Basic Probability and Statistics (3)
  Choose one of the following groups: 10
  Group One  
KBS CHEM 10060 General Chemistry I (4)  
KBS   10061 General Chemistry II (4)  
KBS   10062 General Chemistry Laboratory I (1)  
KBS   10063 General Chemistry Laboratory II (1)  
  Group Two  
  CHEM 10960 Honors General Chemistry (5)  
    10961 Honors General Chemistry (5)  
  Choose one of the following groups: 8
  Group One  
  CHEM 20481 Basic Organic Chemistry I (4)  
    20482 Basic Organic Chemistry II (2)  
  Group Two  
  CHEM 30481 Organic Chemistry I (3)  
    30482 Organic Chemistry II (3)  
  Both groups take:  
  CHEM 30475 Organic Chemistry Laboratory I (1)  
    30476 Organic Chemistry Laboratory II (1)  
  Choose one of the following groups: 10
  Group One  
KBS PHY 13001 General College Physics I (4)  
KBS   13002 General College Physics II (4)  
KBS   13021 General College Physics Laboratory I (1)  
KBS   13022 General College Physics Laboratory II (1)  
  Group Two  
  PHY 23101 General University Physics I (5)**  
    23102 General University Physics II (5)  


While individual medical or osteopathy schools may require a variety of additional courses, the following list is highly recommended to strengthen a student's preparation for the MCAT:


BSCI 30518 Vertebrate Anatomy (4)
Choose one:
CHEM 30284 Introductory Biological Chemistry (4)
  40285 Biochemical Foundations of Medicine (4)



Students are encouraged, after consultation with a faculty premedicine and preosteopathy advisor, to select from the following Kent Core courses and general elective courses to help prepare for a career in medicine:



COMM 15000 Introduction to Human CommunicationK (3)
ECON 22060 Principles of MicroeconomicsK (3)
  42086 Economics of Healthcare (3)
PHIL 21001 Introduction to EthicsK (3)
PSYC 11762 General PsychologyK (3)
  40111 Abnormal Psychology (3)
  41363 Biopsychology (3)
SOC 12050 Introduction to SociologyK (3)
  42563 Sociology of Health and Health Care (3)


* All courses taken from the list of major program requirements are used in the calculation of the major GPA.

** The pre/corequisite for PHY 23101 is MATH 12002; the pre/corequisite for PHY 23102 is MATH 12003.


K Fulfills Kent Core requirement.