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Pre-Medical Studies, Certificate of Achievement

Banner Code: 3_CN_PMED

Control Number: 33112

Financial Aid Eligible

This program prepares students for entry into healthcare professional programs or occupations in the medical field.  Program coursework provides many of the science prerequisites for graduate programs in health professions such as nursing, physician assistant, pharmacy, physical therapy, occupational therapy, dental hygiene, radiology technology, dentist, and medical doctor.

Program Level Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Find, select, and evaluate scientific information present in primary research literature, mass media, online, or other sources.
  2. Communicate biological concepts effectively in written and/or oral forms.
  3. Communicate chemical concepts effectively in written and/or oral forms.

Review Graduation Requirements.

Course Title Units
Required Core
Complete the following:
BIOL C220Human Anatomy5
BIOL C225Human Physiology4
Elective Courses7-10
Complete 7-10 units from the following:
Medical Terminology for Health Professionals
Career Choices in Healthcare
Career Choices in Healthcare
Cell and Molecular Biology
General Microbiology
Advanced Anatomical Dissection
Master Advanced Anatomical Dissection
Introduction to Chemistry
General Chemistry A
and General Chemistry A Lab
Algebra Based Physics: Mechanics
Calculus Based Physics: Mechanics
Total Units16-19