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Pre-Medical, Pre-Dental, Pre-Optometry - Associate in General Studies



Program/CIP Code: PRE.MOPT.AGS/PRE.DENT.AGS/24.0101
Credits Required: 63
Division: Math, Science, Business and Technology
Contact: MSBT@kckcc.edu
The following program provides a foundation of general education while fulfilling prerequisites for the study of medicine. Students should check specific requirements of the four-year college where they plan to transfer and specific requirements of the medical college(s) where they plan to apply for admission. Students should select honors courses whenever they are offered.

Requirements for admission to the program

  • No requirements for admission to the program.
  • Contact program for program-specific advising.

College Requirement

Course Credit Hours
BLUE 0101 Freshman Seminar 1

All first time degree-seeking students are required to take BLUE-0101, Freshman Seminar.  See exemptions

General Education Requirements

Course Credit Hours
ENG 0101 Composition I* 3
ENGL 0102 Composition II* 3
SPCH 0151 or
SPCH 0201
Public Speaking* or
Interpersonal Communication
3
MATH 0120 Calculus I** (Non-Engineering) 3
Humanities Elective 3
Social Science Elective 3
BIOL 0135 Principles of Cell and Molecular Biology 4
CHEM 0111 College Chemistry I and Lab* 5
Total Hours for General Education Requirements 27
*See course syllabus for prerequisite. **Math sequence is contingent upon previous high school mathematics background and transfer institution. Students should confer with an advisor to determine correct placement.

Degree Requirements*

Course Credit Hours
BIOL 0143 Human Anatomy and Physiology 5
BIOL 0261 Microbiology 3
BIOL 0262 Microbiology Laboratory 2
CHEM 0112 College Chemistry II and Lab 5
CHEM 0211
CHEM 0213
Organic Chemistry I AND
Organic Chemistry I Lab
3
2
CHEM 0212
CHEM 0214
Organic Chemistry II AND
Organic Chemistry Lab II
3
2
NASC 0231 General Physics I and Lab 5
NASC 0232 General Physics II and Lab 5
Total Hours for Degree Requirements 35
*See course syllabi for course prerequisites.
Total Hours for Degree 63

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