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  Dec 14, 2019
 
Palo Alto College 2009-2010 Academic Catalog 
    
Palo Alto College 2009-2010 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Pre-Medicine, A.S.


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The Associate of Science concentration provides students a broad foundation in preparation for professional careers in medicine, dentistry, physician assistant, optometry, pharmacy, biotechnology, industry, education, government, research, and veterinary medicine. Students preparing for careers in these areas will be exposed to a solid foundation of scientific methodology and the fundamental principles of Biology. Students are encouraged to contact the institution to which they plan to transfer for specific requirements in Mathematics and the Sciences.

Palo Alto College has signed 2 + 2 articulation agreements with area colleges and universities. Students following these degree plans should consult with a faculty advisor for guidance.

 

Associate of Science in Pre-Medicine (3042)


First Year


Second Year


Total Hours 67


Note


* MATH 1314 and a second higher MATH course are required for an Associate of Science. It is recommended that students also take Calculus I.

** Some baccalaureate degree granting institutions will only accept BIOL 1406/1407 while others will only accept BIOL 1411/1413.

*** Students may have to complete both Chemistry and Physics. Most schools will require 5-10 hours of Organic Chemistry (i.e., CHEM 2323/2223 and CHEM 2325/2225) and 8 hours of General Physics (i.e., PHYS 1401/1402) as required for science majors.

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