Pre-Health Professions Curriculum

In most cases, any major may be chosen. However, since the entrance requirements for professionals schools do vary, the following courses serve as minimum prerequisite courses for most schools. Consult with the Pre-Health Professions Advisor to choose an appropriate major and course of study.

  • Chem 111 & 111L -- General Chemistry I Lecture & Lab
  • Chem 112 & 112L -- General Chemistry II Lecture & Lab
  • Chem 230 & 231 -- Organic Chemistry I Lecture & Lab
  • Chem 330 & 331 -- Organic Chemistry II Lecture & Lab
  • Biol 111A -- Principles of Biology
  • Biol 111B -- Principles of Zoology
  • Biol 111C -- Principles of Botany
  • Phys 111 & 111L -- General Physics I Lecture & Lab
  • Phys 112 & 112L -- General Physics II Lecture & Lab
  • Engl 111 -- Composition I
  • Engl 212 -- Topics in Critical Writing

To review the detail of each course offering, conduct a course search using the online course catalog .

Students interested in any of the above pre-health programs should meet with the Pre-Health Professions Advisor no later than their first semester at SVSU.

Medical Fields

MEDICINE

Sloan Foundation Careers in Science, Technology and Medicine

Physicians and Surgeons from the Occupational Outlook Handbook

Association of American Medical Colleges

American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine

American Medical Association

American Osteopathic Association

The Student Doctor Network

DENTISTRY

Dentists from the Occupational Outlook Handbook

American Dental Association

American Dental Education Association

Dentistry.com

Dental Students Network

PODIATRY

Podiatrists from the Occupational Outlook Handbook

American Podiatric Medical Association

American Association of Colleges of Podiatric Medicine

The Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists

ePodiatry.com

OPTOMETRY

Optometrists from the Occupational Outlook Handbook

Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry

American Optometric Association

American Academy of Optometry

CHIROPRACTICS

Chiropractors from the Occupational Outlook Handbook

American Chiropractic Association

Council on Chiropractic Education

Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards

PHARMACY

Pharmacists from the Occupational Outlook Handbook

American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy

American Society of Health-System Pharmacists

VETERINARY MEDICINE

Veterinarians from the Occupational Outlook Handbook

American Veterinary Medical Association

Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges

Vet Med Center

American Association of Wildlife Veterinarians

American Animal Hospital Association