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

Program Code - CIP Code: PRE.MOPT.AGS/PRE.DENT.AGS/24.0101
Credits Required: 64
Academic Division: Math, Science, Business and Technology
Contact: MSBT@kckcc.edu
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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

General Education Requirements

Course Credit Hours
ENGL 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 (2 disciplines) 6
PSYC 0101 Psychology* 3
  Social Science Elective (ANTH, ECON, SOSC) 3
BIOL 0135 Principles of Cell and Molecular Biology 4
  Total Hours for General Education Requirements 28
*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.

Pre-Medical/Pre-Dental/Pre-Optometry Requirements*

Course Credit Hours
BIOL 0143 Human Anatomy and Physiology 5
BIOL 0261 Microbiology 3
BIOL 0262 Microbiology Laboratory 2
CHEM 0111 College Chemistry I and Lab* 5
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
Total Hours for Pre-Medical/Pre-Dental/Pre-Optometry Requirements 35
*See course syllabi for Pre-Medical/Pre-Dental/Pre-Optometry course prerequisites.

Total Hours

Total Hours for an Associate in General Studies in Pre-Medical Pre-Dental/Pre-Optometry Degree 64
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