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Pre-Health Professional

Associate of Science Degree

Earn a degree in pre-health and have the foundation needed to transfer to a university to pursue a career in medicine. The pre-health program is your stepping stone for success in pre-medicine, chiropractic, physical therapy, veterinary medicine, dentistry, optometry or pharmacy. With state-of-the art health and science facilities and faculty that are passionate about what they do, you can expect an advance program that prepares you for the future. Participate in undergraduate research projects, case-study learning experiences and have access to a unique anatomy program with a cadaver lab. This is an excellent path to continuing pre-med education. 

Program Requirements

Course  Credits
General Biology I 4
General Biology II 4
General Chemistry I 4
General Chemistry II 4
College Algebra 4

Electives

Course Credits
Chemical Problem Solving I 1
Chemical Problem Solving II 1
Intro to Organic Chemistry 4
Trigonometry 3
Calculus II 5
General Microbiology 4
Medical Terminology 4
General Psychology 4
Fundamentals of Statistics 3
Human Anatomy 4
Human Physiology 4
Cadaver Anatomy 4

General Ed. Requirements

Students must complete general education requirements that will provide students a general knowledge to help them complete a degree at CWC.

Course Credits
Writing Level I 3
Writing Level II 3
American & Wyoming Government 3
Arts 3
Humanities 3
Personal Finance Planning 1
Oral Communications 3
Physical Education 1
Social Science 3
Freshman Seminar 1
Wellness 1

 

Students must complete 2 credits of Co-Curricular general education courses throughout two of the following different Co-Curricular areas: 

Course Credits
Co-Curricular Cultural Activities 1
Co-Curricular Community Engagement 1
Co-Curricular Professional Experience 1

Pre-Medicine Option

This option is for any students wanting to pursue a career in medicine, dentistry and optometry. To complete the degree 16 credits from the following must be taken and 4 must be from a physics course.

Course Credits
Organic Chemistry I 4
Organic Chemistry II 4
Calculus I 5
General Physics I or College Physics I 4
General Physics II or College Physics II 4
General Psychology  4
Human Anatomy 4
Human Physiology 4

Pre-Pharmacy Option

Course Credits
Organic Chemistry I 4
Organic Chemistry II 4
Calculus I 5
General Microbiology 4
Fundamentals of Statistics 4
Human Anatomy 4
Human Physiology 4

 

Pre-Veterinary Option

Course Credits
Organic Chemistry I 4
Organic Chemistry II 4
Trigonometry 3
General Physics I or College Physics I 4
General Physics II or College Physics II 4
Fundamentals of Statistics 4

 

Pre-Physical Therapy

Course Credits
Trigonometry 3
General Physics I or College Physics I 4
General Physics II or College Physics II 4
General Psychology  4
Fundamentals of Statistics 4
Human Anatomy 4
Human Physiology 4

 

Pre-Physician

Course Credits
Organic Chemistry I 4
General Microbiology 4
Fundamentals of Statistics 4
Human Anatomy 4
Human Physiology 4

 

Meet your professor

Tara Womack
Professor Biology

Tara lets her students be their own subject by drawing their own blood to determine blood type, counts and more!