Pre-Health Science Post Baccalaureate Certificate

The Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Health certificate program is designed for students who are pursuing admission to medical, dental, optometry, veterinary, podiatry and other health profession programs. The program focuses on the core courses required for admission to these schools and that are useful for taking the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT), Dental Admission Test (DAT), and the Optometry Admission Test (OAT). Note that additional pre-requisite courses may be required by certain professional schools. Up to two courses may be transferred to SJU to be used towards the certificate requirements.

BIO 101
101L
Bio I: Cells
and Bio I: Cells Lab
4
BIO 102
102L
Bio II: Genetics
and Bio II: Genetics Lab
4
CHM 120
120L
General Chemistry I
and General Chemistry Lab I
3
CHM 125
125L
General Chemistry II
and General Chemistry Lab II
3
CHM 210
210L
Organic Chemistry I
and Organic Chemistry Lab I
3
CHM 215
215L
Organic Chemistry II
and Organic Chemistry Lab II
3
PHY 101
101L
General Physics I
and General Physics Laboratory I
3
PHY 102
102L
General Physics II
and General Physics Laboratory II
3
Optional: 1
CHM 340Biochemistry (with permission of the Biology Chair)3
or BIO 404 Biochemistry
THE 261Christian Social Ethics3
or THE 366 Christian Medical Ethics