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Required General Education Courses Must be Completed Prior to Beginning The Program

Natrual Sciences - 21 credit hours

  • Chemistry C-102, 3 cr. hrs., (Biochem/Organic)
  • Anatomy and Physiology 8-10 cr. hrs. (includes labs)
  • Microbiology with lab, 5 cr. hrs.
  • Statistics, 3 cr. hrs.

(All above courses must be earned within the past seven (7) years.)

Communication - 9 credit hours

  • College Composition, 3 cr. hrs.
  • Public Speaking, 3 cr. hrs.
  • Communication Elective, 3 cr. hrs.

Cultural Diversity - 6 credit hours

Elective courses from History, Women's Studies, Foreign Language, Religion, English, and other approved courses.

Social Competence - 12 credit hours

  • Intro. to Psychology, 3 cr. hrs.
  • Principles of Sociology, 3 cr. hrs.
  • Life Span Development Psychology, 3 cr. hrs. (Must be earned within the past seven (7) years)
  • Elective course, 3 cr. hrs.

Humanistic Appreciation - 6 credit hours

  • Introduction to Ethics, 3 cr. hrs.
  • Elective (300 or 400), 3 cr. hrs.

Open Electives - 6 cr. hrs.

Minimum Cumulative GPA from first undergraduate degree:

2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale

Minimum Application GPA (average of all above General Education Courses)

3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale


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