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2015-2016 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Pre-Medicine


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Designed to cover the first two years of course work for students preparing to study medicine. At least one additional year of course work will be required at a senior institution. The pre-medical student should plan the curriculum for a baccalaureate major because more students accepted into medical schools have the baccalaureate degree.

Degree: Associate of Science

Emphasis: Pre-Medicine

Recommended Full-Time Schedule


The following Recommended Full-Time Schedule is not a substitute for academic advising. You must meet with an academic advisor each semester to be cleared for registration. Consult with your advisor about scheduling and degree requirements. Also, see the current undergraduate catalog (catalog.ws.edu) for a complete list of requirements and electives. Requirements are continually under revision, and there is no guarantee they will not be changed or revoked. Contact the academic division or department for current information.

Factors that affect your progression include required Learning Support courses, completion of computer competency and your choices regarding campus location, course delivery method, and the days and times selected to take classes.

1General Education electives in each category must be chosen from approved courses listed in the General Education Program .

2See senior institution for history requirements.

3Students with ACT Math of 26 or higher can take MATH 2910 without a prerequisite. Students with ACT Math of 25 or lower will need to take MATH 1710 and/or MATH 1720. Math Division will place after testing.

4Completion of the courses below satisfied requirements for A.S. degree. PHYS 2020/2021 will be required prior to entry into medical schools. Students should consider taking PHYS 2020/2021 at WSCC to assure transfer of the entire sequence to the senior institution.

 

Notes:

• Walters State students are required to meet computer competency during the first 30 hours of coursework. Students must take INFS 1010, BUSN 1360 or AGRM 2630/2631 or successfully complete a Computer Competency Exam. The Computer Competency Exam does not provide course credit. Consult your advisor. See www.ws.edu/academics/technical-ed/computer-competency/ for additional information.

•Learning Support courses must be taken every semester until completed.

First Year


Fall Term (14 semester credit hours)


Second Year


Fall Term (17 semester credit hours)


Spring Term (16 semester credit hours)


  • CHEM 2020♦ - Organic Chemistry II (3 hrs.)
  • CHEM 2021♦ - Organic Chemistry II Lab (1 hr.)
  • 1 History Elective (3 hrs.)2

    1 ENGL Literature Elective (3 hrs.) (Select from Walters State approved general education list)1

    1 Humanities Elective (3 hrs.) (Select from Walters State approved general education list)1

    1 Behavioral/Social Science Elective (3 hrs.) (Select from Walters State approved general education list)1

     

Program Degree Requirements - A.S. Pre-Medicine


General Education Requirements (42 hours)


Humanities and/or Fine Arts (9 hours)


Approved Humanities General Education electives1 6 credits
Approved Literature elective1 3 credits

History (6 hours)


2See note above.

Approved History electives1 6 credits

Behavioral/Social Sciences (6 hours)


Approved Behavioral/Social Science General Education electives1 6 credits

Mathematics (4 hours)


Total Credit Hours 62


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