2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog
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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog > Academic Programs and Courses > Biological Sciences > Biology > Biology B.S. – Concentration: Pre-Medicine
Coordinator: Professor John S. Smith
Freshmen must meet the following requirements:
Students who do not meet the above requirements, but whose academic performance (after 30 semester hours minimum) meet the GPA requirements for the concentration, may request permission to transfer into the concentration from the Pre-Medicine Coordinator. Students will be evaluated after their junior year by the Pre-Medicine Committee. Students transferring from other schools or from other majors/concentrations should meet the same academic standards for college coursework.
and a minimum of nine additional credits at 300 level or above.
MATH 100, 101, 105, and 131 are not accepted.
A minimum grade of “C” is required in all required, co-requisite and directed GE courses.
3.5 QPA in basic sciences (see list below), 3.4 QPA in all BIOL, CHEM, PHYS and MATH courses, 3.3 QPA overall. At least one half (20) of the credit hours required in biology must be completed at East Stroudsburg University. Field Experience, Internship, and Research courses will not be included in the QPA calculations to meet the requirements of this program. No more than six credits of Field Experience, Internship, and Research courses may be applied toward Biology requirements for this degree. This is a broad-spectrum program designed to prepare the student for further training as medical professionals in the fields of Dentistry, Medicine, Optometry, Osteopathy, Podiatry, and Veterinary.
(Subject to change by the university without notice)
*Four year curriculum plans may vary according to a student's skills upon entry.
Total Credit Hours: 120
For more information, contact the department at 570-422-3725 and ask for the contact information of the Pre-Medicine Coordinator, or visit www.esu.edu/biol
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