Biology - Pre-Medical Studies

Program Type
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

Many of our students elect to enter graduate or professional schools, including medical, dental, veterinary, medical technology, pharmacy, and physical therapy. Some of our graduates have entered the teaching profession, some work in the industry, and others have gone on to state or federal government positions in forestry, agriculture, or research.

Related Occupations

The Pre-Medical Studies concentration prepares graduates for admission into graduate-level health professions such as medicine, dentistry, optometry, physician assistant, and pharmacy.


Degree Requirements

  1. Limestone's required Competency & General Education courses
  2. A total of 120 credit hours
  3. The required courses listed below, including associated laboratory corequisites (54 credit hours)
  4. Biology electives at the 300 level and above** (12 credit hours) (CH 304 (Organic Chemistry II) may also be counted toward these credit hours.) 
  5. Physics electives: PH201 or 301; and PH202 or 302 (8 credit hours)
  6. Students must earn a grade of C or better in Biology core courses to proceed to higher-level courses for which they are a prerequisite. Biology core courses may not be taken as a coordinated study.
  7. Students who place into MA205*** (or higher) or otherwise waive MA122 will not be required to complete MA122 for the major. 

* This major includes one AWE course (4 credit hours)

**Note: Students should consult their advisor and any graduate or professional program of interest when selecting their recommended elective courses.

***Note: MA205 - Calculus I can be substituted with MA319 - Intermediate Statistics

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