Pre-health Minor


The pre-health minor is intended for non natural science majors that are interested in a health profession. Such as chiropractic, dental, dental hygiene, medical imaging & radiation sciences, medicine, nursing occupational therapy, optometry, pharmacy, physician assistant/associate, physical therapy, or veterinary. The pre-health minor consists of 18 hours, of which, 9 hours must be upper division; choose from the list below depending on your health profession interest. The minor must contain at least two different prefix codes (BIOL, CHEM, MATH, PHYS, PSYC, SCI). Please note: there may be additional prerequisites beyond the 18 hours in the minor required for your specific health profession. Please consult the pre-health advisor. Dr. Hector Gonzalez

Please see the catalog for more information. Pre-health Professional Program

The pre-health minor is not an option for life science majors, Biology (any option) or Chemistry (any option).


General Education Requirements

Listed below are the General Education requirements that must be met to fulfill prerequisites required for upper division courses in the minor:

  • BIOL 1013 - Introductory Biology I
  • BIOL 1011 - Introductory Biology I Laboratory
  • CHEM 1123 General Chemistry
  • CHEM 1131 General Chemistry Lab
  • MATH 1513 College Algebra
  • PSYC 1113 Introduction to Psychology

Select 18 Hours from

  • BIOL 2154, Human Anatomy
  • BIOL 3114, Genetics
  • BIOL 3124, Cell Biology
  • BIOL 3314, Human Physiology
  • BIOL 3224, Microbiology
  • BIOL 4103, Developmental Biology
  • BIOL 4133, Virology
  • BIOL 4164, Medical Microbiology
  • BIOL 4354, Immunology
  • BIOL 4514, Histology
  • CHEM 1223 and CHEM 1231, General Chemistry II plus lab
  • CHEM 3123 and CHEM 3132, Organic Chemistry I plus lab
  • CHEM 3223 and CHEM 3232, Organic Chemistry II plus lab
  • CHEM 4214, Biochemistry
  • MATH 3513 Statistical Methods
  • PSYC 2023 Lifespan Development
  • PSYC 4153 Abnormal Psychology
  • PHYS 1114 or PHYS 2114, Physics I (General or Engineering)
  • PHYS 1214 or PHYS 2214, Physics II (General or Engineering)
  • SCI 3113, Medical Terminology