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Prerequisites

All accepted students begin the program in the fall semester. All prerequisite courses must be completed prior to entering the programs. The following are the pre-requisite courses for all internal and transfer students without a degree:

Prerequisite courses

Biology (Bio 3, 4, General Biology) 8 cr
Anatomy with lab (Bio 131) 4 cr
Physiology (Bio 132) 3 cr
Statistics 3 cr
Math 16 3 cr
General Psy (Psy 3) 3 cr
Developmental Psy (Psy 107) 3 cr
Abnormal Psy (Psy 110) 3 cr
English Composition (Eng 16) 3 cr
Core Seminar 3 cr
English Literature (Eng 61-64) 6 cr
History (His 1, 2) 6 cr
Philosophy (Phil 61, 62) 6 cr
Oral Communication (Spe 3) 3 cr
Introduction to Sociology/Anthropology 3 cr
Liberal Arts course (s) 4 cr*
Total 64 credits

*Each applicant is required to complete 4 credits of liberal arts or science course work. We will accept OS 1 (for internal students) for one credit and 3 credits from an elective course. Computer science, education and physical education courses are not acceptable for completion of the liberal arts and science requirement. The total number of prerequisite credits required for graduation is 64 credits. All prerequisite course work must be completed prior to initiation of professional phase course work.

Transfer Students with a degree

To transfer into the program with a two-year associates or a four-year bachelor’s degree, a student must have completed a minimum of 64 acceptable liberal arts and sciences credits including:

Biology (Bio 3, 4, General Biology) 8 cr
Anatomy with lab (Bio 131) 4 cr
Physiology (Bio 132) 3 cr
Statistics 3 cr
Math 16 3 cr
General Psy (Psy 3) 3 cr
Developmental Psy (Psy 107) 3 cr
Abnormal Psy (Psy 110) 3 cr
English Composition (Eng 16) 3 cr
English Literature (Eng 61-64) 3 cr
Introduction to Sociology/Anthropology 3 cr
Total 39 credits

A total of 64 credits is required for entry into the program. Completion of 25 additional required credits in liberal arts and sciences course work must be evident on the student’s transcript (computer science, education and physical education courses are not acceptable for the liberal arts and sciences requirement).