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Pre-Medicine and Health Sciences

Students interested in being doctors or in other health science careers (dentistry, optometry, podiatry, physical therapy, veterinary medicine, and others) can effectively work toward their goals at Westminster College.

In completing a B.S. from Westminster that includes the recommended courses listed below, students will satisfy the requirements for admission to most medical schools in the United States. This option allows students to spend four years at Westminster and then to apply to programs at a number of different universities.

Recommended Courses

BIO 201 Cell Biology and Genetics
BIO 202 Evolution, Form and Function
BIO 203 Biodiversity and Ecology
BIO 206 Biostatistics and Experimental Design
CHE 117 Principles of Chemistry
CHE 180 Inorganic Chemistry
CHE 261 Organic Chemistry I
CHE 262 Organic Chemistry II
PHY 141 Foundations of Physics I
PHY 142 Foundations of Physics II
PHY 151 Principles of Physics I
PHY 152 Principles of Physics II

Further information is available from the chair of the Medical Professions Advisory Committee, Dr. Marosh Furimsky (Department of Biology).