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Herbert W. Boyer School of Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Computing
The pre-health professions refers to undergraduate preparation for study in allopathic medicine, chiropractic medicine, dental medicine, osteopathic medicine, optometry, podiatric medicine and veterinary medicine. Students interested in these areas may choose any undergraduate major, but a solid foundation in biology and chemistry, and a fundamental knowledge of mathematics and physics are necessary.
Students interested in attending the New York, Ohio or Pennsylvania Colleges of Podiatric Medicine have the option of completing their undergraduate and medical degrees in seven years instead of eight years. The required course of study while at Saint Vincent College follows. Students should consult the Chairperson of the Preprofessional Health Committee for additional information.
History 6 credits English 6 credits Philosophy 6 credits Theology 6 credits Social Sciences 6 credits Intermediate Language 6 credits General Chemistry 8 credits Organic Chemistry 8 credits Mathematics 8 credits Physics 8 credits General Biology 8 credits Cell Biology 4 credits
Additionally, 12 credits must be selected from: Molecular Genetics and Laboratory Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy and Laboratory Mammalian Physiology and Laboratory Histology and Laboratory
All students must take one course designated as a First-Year Seminar. Total credit hours at Saint Vincent College: 95 hours.
At the end of the second year of successful study at the College of Podiatric Medicine, the student receives the Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in Biology from Saint Vincent College. At the end of the fourth year of successful study at the College of Podiatric Medicine, the student receives the Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree.