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Pre-Medical Professional Associate of Science Degree

Purpose Statement

This degree is a foundation for most pre-medical and pre-dental four-year premedical students. This is a recommended curriculum only. Some courses may be taken in different order and students do not have to complete the degree in four semesters.

Program of Study
Course Subject Course Title Credit Hours
First Semester
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
MATH 1342 Elementary Statistical Methods 3
American History* HIST 1301 OR HIST 1302 OR HIST 2301 3
Communication* SPCH 1311 OR SPCH 1315 OR SPCH 1321 3
Life and Physical Sciences* BIOL 1306/1106 OR BIOL 1307/1107 OR BIOL 2301/2101 OR BIOL 2302/2102 OR BIOL 2420 OR CHEM 1311/1111 OR CHEM 1312/1112 OR PHYS 1301/1101 4
Total Hours: 16
Second Semester
ENGL 1302 Composition II 3
GOVT 2305 Federal Government 3
American History* HIST 1301 OR HIST 1302 OR HIST 2301 3
Creative Arts* ARTS 1301 OR DRAM 1310 OR MUSI 1306 3
Life and Physical Sciences* BIOL 1306/1106 OR BIOL 1307/1107 OR BIOL 2301/2101 OR BIOL 2302/2102 OR BIOL 2420 OR CHEM 1311/1111 OR CHEM 1312/1112 OR PHYS 1301/1101 4
Total Hours: 16
Third Semester
GOVT 2306 Texas Government 3
Component Area Option* COSC 1301 OR PHED 1304 OR PSYC 2314 OR SPCH 1318 3
Language,Philosophy, and Culture* ENGL 2322 OR ENGL 2323 OR ENGL 2326 OR ENGL 2331 OR ENGL 2341 OR HIST 2321 OR HIST 2322 OR HUMA 1315 OR PHIL 1301 OR SPAN 2311 3
Life and Physical Sciences* BIOL 1306/1106 OR BIOL 1307/1107 OR BIOL 2301/2101 OR BIOL 2302/2102 OR BIOL 2420 OR CHEM 1311/1111 OR CHEM 1312/1112 OR PHYS 1301/1101 4
Social and Behavioral Sciences* ECON 2301 OR ECON 2302 OR GEOG 1301 OR GEOG 1302 OR PSYC 2301 OR SOCI 1301 3
Total Hours: 16
Fourth Semester
Life and Physical Sciences* BIOL 1306/1106 OR BIOL 1307/1107 OR BIOL 2301/2101 OR BIOL 2302/2102 OR BIOL 2420 OR CHEM 1311/1111 OR CHEM 1312/1112 OR PHYS 1301/1101 4
Life and Physical Sciences* BIOL 1306/1106 OR BIOL 1307/1107 OR BIOL 2301/2101 OR BIOL 2302/2102 OR BIOL 2420 OR CHEM 1311/1111 OR CHEM 1312/1112 OR PHYS 1301/1101 4
Life and Physical Sciences* BIOL 1306/1106 OR BIOL 1307/1107 OR BIOL 2301/2101 OR BIOL 2302/2102 OR BIOL 2420 OR CHEM 1311/1111 OR CHEM 1312/1112 OR PHYS 1301/1101 4
Total Hours: 12
Grand Total: 60

*It is recommended for students to check with the institution they are planning to transfer to for advice on which courses work best for their major.

View course descriptions here: Course Catalog