The Prerequisite Course Work Includes the Following:

Semester Hours
Anatomy & Physiology I and II (or one semester each of Anatomy and Physiology)
General Biology I* 4
General Chemistry I and II 8
General Physics I and II 8
English (composition recommended) 3
Statistics 3

Psychology (Child Psychology or Developmental Psychology recommended)

Social Science

NOTE: All science courses require laboratory experience.

Physics can be algebra or calculus based.

Only grades of "C" or higher are acceptable. Higher grades are required for a competitive admission application. All prerequisite courses must be completed by June 1 of the year of proposed entrance. All science requirements must include laboratories, and courses for science majors are recommended.

A course equivalency guide for the College of Health Professions pre-requisites is available online.  Please note that applicants are not required to attend any of the colleges listed on the guide.  Prospective students will questions about pre-requisites should e-mail Student Admissions at

* General Biology II with lab (4 semester hours) will be a required pre-requisite starting with the class entering in 2015.


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