Pre-Professional Health Care Programs

Pre-Professional Health Care Four-Year Academic Plan

123 credit hours are required for Bachelor of Science degree. The Biology Pre-Health major provides a foundation for students planning to pursue future study in an allied health field. Coursework includes anatomy, physiology, microbiology, genetics, chemistry, and cell biology. Course information can be found in the academic catalog. Students should use Academic Planning on the mySXU portal to schedule courses and track degree progress.

Suggested four year academic plan for the major (courses required in the major are in bold)

Please consult with your academic advisor prior to course selection.

Semester 1 Credit Hours
BIOL 111: General Biology I 5
MATH 112: College Algebra 3
FYS 175: First Year Seminar 3
COMM 101: Speech Fundamentals 3
TRANS 100: Transitions 1
Semester 2 Credit Hours
BIOL 112: General Biology II 5
MATH 113: Trigonometry 3
PHIL 140: The Examined Life 3
ENGL 120: Rhetoric and Writing 3
Semester 3 Credit Hours
BIOL 202: Human Anatomy 4
CHEM 111: General Chemistry I 5
GE History 3
GE Arts and Humanities 3
Semester 4 Credit Hours
BIOL 203: Human Physiology 4
CHEM 112: General Chemistry II 5
GE Diversity 3
GE Social Science (Sociology) 3
Semester 5 Credit Hours
BIOL 306: General Microbiology 4
CHEM 251: Organic Chemistry I 5
BIOL 351: Lab and Field Research I 1
BIOL Elective 4
GE Social Science (Psychology) 3
Semester 6 Credit Hours
BIOL 300: Genetics 4
CHEM 252: Organic Chemistry II 5
BIOL 352: Lab and Field Research II 1
GE Fine Arts and Literature 3
GE Global 3
Semester 7 Credit Hours
BIOL 318: Ecology 5
PHYS 201: Physics I 4
CHEM 301: Biochemistry 4
BIOL 352: Lab and Field Research II 1
Semester 8 Credit Hours
BIOL 318: Cell Biology 5
PHYS 202: Physics II 4
BIOL Elective 4
BIOL 352: Lab and Field Research II 1