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PREMEDICAL BASIC SCIENCES

Undergraduate Certificate Program

Milldred Rodriquez
213 Whitmore Lab
University Park
Phone: 814-865-7620
E-mail: mxr22@psu.edu

University Park

PREMEDICAL BASIC SCIENCES (PHYTHE)

The premedical certificate program is a non-degree program for academically talented, highly motivated college graduates who do not have a science background. In 15-24 months, students can complete the undergraduate science course work required to apply for admission to medical, dental, optometry, veterinary science, podiatry, physical therapy, physician assistant, nursing, and other allied health schools. Scheduling courses in the program is flexible and students who need to work may enroll part-time (students may be exempt from completing some credits based on prior undergraduate course work). All courses must be completed with a C grade or better, 24 credits need to be completed to receive the certificate.

To earn an undergraduate certificate in PREMEDICAL BASIC SCIENCES, a minimum of 37 credits is required.

PRESCRIBED COURSES

BIOL 110
BIOL 230W OR BIOL 240W OR BIOL 220W
BIOL 141
BIOL 142
BIOL 129
CHEM 110 OR CHEM 210
CHEM 111 OR CHEM 212
CHEM 112 OR CHEM 213
CHEM 113
PHYS 250 
PHYS 251 
SC 201
SC 401
STAT 200 OR STAT 250

 

Prerequisites Required.

Effective Date: Fall Semester 2011

Expiration Date:

Last Revised by the Department: 12/19/2011

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