Academic Catalog 2020-2021 
    Mar 24, 2023  
Academic Catalog 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Pre-Medical Profession Major

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The Pre-Medical Profession Major provides a foundation for professional or graduate study in medicine, osteopathic, chiropractic, podiatric, dentistry, veterinary medicine, optometry, and other graduate programs in the allied health fields.

There can be no double major within the Biological Science Majors, i.e., you may not declare a double major with Health Sciences and Biology or with Biology and Pre-Medical Profession or with Health Sciences and Pre-Medical Profession.

The Bachelor of Science in Pre-Medical Profession requires completion of the following 120 credits:
General Education Core (45 credit hours)
Pre-Medical Profession Core (72 credit hours)
General Electives (3 credit hours)

General Education Requirements (45 credit hours)

Arts and Humanities (9 credit hours)

Take one course from each of the following three academic disciplines:

Biblical Studies (12 credit hours)

Take the following four courses (some courses are cross-listed and only one prefix needs to be taken):

Integrative Studies (3 credit hours)

* Please see the First-Year Integration (FYI)  page for specific information about this required course.

Mathematics (3 credit hours)

Social Sciences (12 credit hours)

Take each of the following four courses:

Pre-Medical Profession Major Core (72 credit hours)

Graduation Requirements for Bachelor of Science in Pre-Medical Profession

The faculty recommends students in the B.S. in Pre-Medical Profession to the Board of Trustees as candidates for graduation when they have completed the following requirements.

  1. Completion of a total of 120 credits, including all general education, electives and Pre-Medical Profession major program requirements.
  2. A letter grade of D or better and a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better in all CCU coursework, and a GPA of 2.0 or higher for all courses specified for the major.
  3. Completion of 180 hours of ministry/community service and 180 chapel credits. Transfer students are required to complete 45 hours of ministry/community service and 45 chapel credits each year of attendance at CCU. For further details on ministry/community service, see the Life Directions Center (LDC)  section of this catalog. For further details on chapel credits, see the Student Life  section of this catalog.
  4. Meet the CCU Residency requirements 
  5. Acceptable performance on exit exams, as required by the faculty.
  6. Formal and timely application for graduation by the date specified by the University Registrar.
  7. No outstanding financial obligation to the University.

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