Students should earn at least 120 credit hours and a B.S. or B.A. degree to be competitive for admission to medical school. It is recommended that elective hours be taken from general education core requirements or a selected bachelor’s degree program. Additional courses in chemistry and biology are suggested. Entrance into medical school is very competitive and is not guaranteed solely by completing the prerequisite coursework outlined below. Consult with your advisor regularly about academic and non-academic factors associated with medical school admissions.
It is recommended that students have at least 120 semester hours credit or a B.A. or B.S. degree to be competitive for admission.
For students intending to earn a Bachelor’s degree before entering professional school, it is recommended that elective hours be taken from core requirements or a selected degree program. Additional courses in Chemistry and Biology are suggested.