Prerequisites

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Prerequisites: Each student must submit proof of satisfactory completion with a minimum grade of "C" from an accredited institution for each of the following prerequisites courses.

Prerequisite courses including general education requirements for students WITHOUT an earned bachelor's degree

(includes 92 semester credits with at least 15 credits being upper-division).  Applicants are considered when a minimum of 4 or more prerequisite science courses and a minimum of 60 semester credits have been completed.

General Education Requirements

  • Religion*: One religion course per academic year of attendance at Andrews University. (Not required if transferring.)
  • Language/Communication*:
    English - Two courses of English Composition which include writing components.
    Communication - One course covering human communication, one-to-one, small group, and public speaking.
  • History*: One course from the following options: world history, western civilization, American or Canadian history.
  • Fine Arts/Humanities*: One course of appreciation/theory, or an introductory course in music, art, photography, philosophy, literature (200 level or higher), or one year of ensemble music (private lessons do not apply).
  • Life/Physical Sciences*:
    Life Science -
      A full sequence of Anatomy and Physiology with labs.
      One course of the General Biology sequence required for pre-med students (not botany) with lab.
      One 3-semester credit upper division human biology, human physiology, or exercise physiology course.
    Physical Science -
      A full sequence of General Physics with labs as required for pre-med students.
      A full sequence of General Chemistry with labs as required for pre-med students.
  • Mathematics*: One course covering basic statistics or research methods.
  • Service*: fulfilled through professional components of the program
  • Social Sciences*:
    Psychology - One course covering introductory psychology.
  • Fitness Education*: Two courses from personal fitness, outdoor skills or team activity.
  • Human Development: One course that covers human development throughout the lifespan.
  • Medical Terminology: One course in basic medical terminology. May be taken by distance learning.
  • Electives: To fulfill the 92 total semester credits with at least 15 in upper division courses required, some course suggestions include business course, ethics, cultural and diversity courses, arts and humanities, nutrition and physical activities.

* See General Education: Professional Degrees & Programs in the Bulletin.

 

Prerequisite courses for students WITH an earned bachelor's degree
  • Life/Physical Sciences:
    Life Science -
      A full sequence of Anatomy and Physiology with labs.
      One course of the General Biology sequence required for pre-med students (not botany) with lab.
      One 3-semester credit upper division human biology, human physiology, or exercise physiology course.
    Physical Science -
      A full sequence of General Physics with labs as required for pre-med students.
      A full sequence of General Chemistry with labs as required for pre-med students.
  • Mathematics: One course covering basic statistics or research methods.
  • Social Sciences:
    Psychology - One course covering introductory psychology.
    Human Development - One course that covers human development throughout the lifespan.
  • Medical Terminology: One course in basic medical terminology. May be taken by distance learning.
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