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Pre-Physical Therapy Degree Requirements

Bachelor of Science in Biology with a Pre-Professional Emphasis

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE BACHELOR OF SCIENCE WITH A MAJOR IN BIOLOGY- 53 semester hours as follows: 
 
Required Biology Courses: (17 hours) 

 
Required Allied Math and Science Courses: (18 hours) 

 
Remaining 7 hours selected from the following: 

 
Elective Courses (must total 18 hours at the 300 and 400 level)

Pre-Professional Health (Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Veterinary, Physical Therapy) 18 hours of biology electives selected from the following: 

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry with a Pre-Professional Emphasis

35 semester hours as described below. This option is recommended for students entering a “blended” area such as pre-professional medically related areas (medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, physician assistant, physical therapist, etc.), chemistry/business, and chemistry/biology. 

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NOTE: MATH 140, MATH 240, PHYS 241, and PHYS 242 are prerequisites for some upper-level chemistry courses. Physical chemistry requirement may be selected from either CHEM 345 or CHEM 431 & CHEM 411. 

General Education Requirements

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