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  Dec 11, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog and Student Handbook

Pre-Health Professions Emphasis (Tennessee Transfer Pathway), A.S.


The Pre-Health Professions emphasis is designed for students whose career goal is one of the following health professions: Dentistry, Medicine, Optometry, Pharmacy or Veterinary Medicine. This emphasis is designed to provide students with a seamless transition to their chosen program at a public university in Tennessee as well as most private institutions in Tennessee.

To facilitate success in this program, all students should enroll in ORN 1010 - Orientation: Learning to Succeed  during their first semester at DSCC.

Major/Concentration Codes: UTPS-UPHP

Use DegreeWorks to view a sample degree plan.

Area of Emphasis Requirements:


Choose two of the following three sequences: ***


Total: 60 Semester Hours


*For lists of eligible electives, see the appropriate section of the General Education Core Curriculum Requirements .

**Students who plan to transfer to UT Knoxville are strongly encouraged to take non-U.S. history courses to fulfill the General Education history requirement.

***Students should consult the catalog of their transfer institution for guidance in selecting elective hours.

Additional information regarding foreign language:

At some universities, foreign language may be required in certain programs that lead to the Bachelor of Science degree. Complete information regarding foreign language requirements at each university may be found on the transfer and articulation websites of the Tennessee Board of Regents and the University of Tennessee Systems. Community college students are encouraged to be familiar with foreign language requirements at the universities and, if applicable, complete the requirements before transferring.