Jun 19, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
2024-2025 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.

To view a sample degree map by semester for this area of emphasis, go to Degree Map.

Area of Emphasis Requirements:


Total: 60 Semester Hours


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

**Mimimum one course in literature required.

***Students who plan to major in one of TTU’s Chemistry or Engineering Programs of Study should take MATH 1910. Students who plan to transfer to APSU or MTSU should take MATH 1910.

****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.