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Biology - Pre-Professional

Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

Many of our students elect to enter graduate or professional schools, including medical, dental, veterinary, medical technology, pharmacy, physical therapy. and physicians assistant programs. 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.

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

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The relationship between Limestone University and the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine presents an exciting, life-changing, and exclusive opportunity.

Fast Facts

  • We have four tenured or tenure-track faculty with diverse research backgrounds.
  • Our graduates are currently working as doctors, veterinarians, pharmacists, and PAs.
  • We offer courses with hands-on research experience.
  • Our professors teach almost all their own labs.

Requirement Notes

  1. Limestone's required Competency & General Education courses
  2. A total of 120 credit hours
  3. The required courses listed below (54 credit hours)
  4. Biology electives at the 300 level and above** (12 credit hours)
  5. Physics electives: PH201 or 301; and PH202 or 302 (8 credit hours)

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.

* 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.

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