Pre-Health, B.S.

Requirements

Department

Prehealth Major

The College of Health and Human Services Pre-Health Program provides support to students exploring careers in the health and human services professions with academic advising and career exploration. The Pre-Health Program allows students interested in: Nursing,

Kinesiology-Exercise Science, Health Science-Community Health and Social Work to explore these majors and career pathways. The Pre-Health Program is a three semester program that will blend in all lower division general education. Students in the Pre-Health Program will enroll in HHS 18: Career Pathways in Health and Human Services in their first semester and HHS 100T: Career Exploration in Health and Human Services in their second semester to help in the exploration process. During the second semester an academic counselor will work with students’ to identify a major appropriate to their career path and then in the beginning of their third semester they will apply to the major of their interest.

*SEMESTER 1 (FALL)
Select one course from each area of General Education listed below:

  • A1 (3 units) COMM 3, 7, or 8
  • A2 (3 units) ENGL 5A or 10
  • A3 (3 units) any course
  • B4 (3 units) any course
  • C1 (3 units) any course
  • HHS 18 (1 unit)

Total (16 units)


*SEMESTER 2 (SPRING)
Select one course from each area of General Education listed below:


SEMESTER 3 (FALL)

(Follow GE and major course pattern of applicable major ) Select one course from each area of General Education listed below:


Total (15-16 units)

*Semester one and two courses would follow Pre-Health while semester three courses would be selected for applicable major.

**Students will apply in Semester three to continue on into selected major starting in semester four.

***Depending on which English course is taken Area C2 could be taken in Semester 2 or Semester 3.