• Pre-Professional (Medicine, Chiropractic, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Veterinary Medicine)


  • This major is not intended for students wanting to pursue a career in Nursing, Dental Hygiene, or Physical Therapist Assistant.

    Catalog Year 2018-2019

    Many students plan to seek admission to health-related professional schools that provide advanced degrees in specialties such as medicine, chiropractic, dentistry, pharmacy and veterinary medicine.

    Due to the variety of pre-professional and pre-health options offered at Oregon universities, it is advised that students work with their transfer school and MHCC science faculty to create an education plan for successful transfer.

    MHCC's Science and Math divisions provides a complete array of courses that are required by many professional schools for admittance, including:

    Principles of Biology: BI211, 213, 213

    General Physics: PH201, 202, 203

    General Physics with Calculus: PH211, 212, 213

    General Chemistry: CH221, 222, 223

    Organic Chemistry: CH241, 242, 243 (Counts as the 300-level Organic Chemistry sequence at Oregon public universities with acceptable score on ACS National Exam and minimum of C or better in each course.)

    Anatomy and Physiology: BI231, 232, 233 (Please note that some universities require a 300-level anatomy sequence; check with your transfer institution before enrolling in this sequence.)

    Calculus through Linear Algebra: MTH251, 252, 253, 254, 255, 261