Pre-Health Concentration

Rhea Busick, PhD, Chair
Phone: (419) 995-8354
Email: busick.r@RhodesState.edu
Office: 260P Science Building

The Pre-Health Concentration is for the student who intends to transfer to a four-year college or university for further study in areas including the following: Pre-medical, Pre-Dental, Pre-Veterinary, and other Pre-Health degrees.  To complete the concentration a student must complete the Associate of Science distribution requirements and the additional courses listed in the concentration. 

Pre-Health Concentration
Associate of Science Degree
Structured Course Sequence (4 Semester Plan)

First Year
First SemesterHours
SDE 1010 First Year Experience 1
COM 1110 English Composition 3
MTH 1370College Algebra 4
BIO 1110Anatomy and Physiology I 4
CPT 1250Computer Applications in the Workplace 3
 Term Hours15
Second Semester
BIO 1120Anatomy and Physiology II 4
COM 2400Composition and Literature 3
MTH 1260Statistics 3
PSY 1010 
   or SOC 1010
General Psychology
   or Sociology
3
HST 1333
   or HST 1334
   or LIT 2241
   or LIT 2242
   or ANT 2411
   or HST 1011
   or HST 1012
   or HST 2510
   or HST 2521
   or LIT 2301
   or LIT 2310
   or SOC 2211
World Civilization I
   or World Civilization II
   or World Literature I
   or World Literature II
   or Cultural Anthropology
   or Western Civilization I
   or Western Civilization II
   or History of Latin America
   or Women in World History
   or British Literature I
   or Literature and the Holocaust
   or World Religions: History, Belief, and Practice
3
 Term Hours16
Second Year
First Semester
BIO 1400Microbiology 4
SOC 1010 
   or PSY 1010
Sociology
   or General Psychology
3
BHS 1390Medical Terminology 2
COM 2213
   or COM 2110
Verbal Judo
   or Public Speaking
3
ARTS & HUMANITIES ELECTIVE  3
ANY OTM/TAG ELECTIVE  3
 Term Hours18
Second Semester
BIO 2820   Associate of Science Capstone 1
SOC 1320American Cultural Diversity 3
ANY OTM/TAG ELECTIVE  3
ANY OTM/TAG ELECTIVE  3
ANY OTM/TAG ELECTIVE  3
 Term Hours13
 Total Hours 62

Pick Any Course Elective Not Used to Meet Another Requirement Listed on this Plan of Study

Social & Behavioral Sciences Electives

ANT 2411Cultural Anthropology (TAG)3
ECN 1410Macro Economics (TAG)3
ECN 1430Micro Economics (TAG)3
HST 2510History of Latin America (TAG)3
POL 1010Introduction to Political Science (OTM/TAG)3
PSY 1010 General Psychology (OTM/TAG)3
PSY 1730Abnormal Psychology (OTM/TAG)3
PSY 2150Lifespan Psychology (OTM/TAG)3
PSY 2200Social Psychology (OTM/TAG)3
PSY 2301Educational Psychology (OTM/TAG)3
SOC 1010 Sociology (OTM/TAG)3
SOC 1200Death and Dying (OTM)3
SOC 1210Family Sociology (OTM/TAG)3
SOC 1320American Cultural Diversity (OTM/TAG)3
SOC 2211World Religions: History, Belief, and Practice (OTM)3
SOC 2300Social Problems (OTM/TAG)3

Arts & Humanities Electives

COM 1801Creative Writing: Fiction3
COM 2110Public Speaking (OTM/TAG)3
HST 1011Western Civilization I (OTM/TAG)3
HST 1012Western Civilization II (OTM/TAG)3
HST 1610 American History to 1877 (OTM/TAG)3
HST 1620American History Since 1877 (OTM/TAG)3
HST 2300Technology and Civilization3
HST 2521Women in World History (OTM)3
LIT 2210Introduction to Literature (OTM)3
LIT 2215Native American Literature (OTM)3
LIT 2227Literature of Graphic Novels (OTM)3
LIT 2250The American Short Story (OTM)3
LIT 2260Fantasy Literature (OTM/TAG)3
LIT 2301British Literature I (OTM)3
LIT 2310Literature and the Holocaust (OTM)3
LIT 2450Themes in Literature and Film (OTM)3
MUS 1010Music Appreciation I (OTM)3
PHL 1011Introduction to Philosophy3
THR 1010Introduction to Theatre (OTM)3

Mathematics Electives

MTH 1151Quantitative Reasoning (OTM)3
MTH 1190Finite Mathematics/Business (OTM)3
MTH 1260Statistics (OTM)3
MTH 1370College Algebra (OTM)4
MTH 1430Trigonometry (OTM)3
MTH 1611Business Calculus (OTM)5
MTH 1711Calculus I (OTM)5
MTH 1721Calculus II (OTM)5
MTH 2660Calculus III (OTM/TAG)4
MTH 2670Differential Equations (OTM/TAG)4
MTH 2680Elementary Linear Algebra (OTM/TAG)4

Science Electives

SCIENCE ELECTIVES WITH LABS
BIO 1090Concepts in Biology (OTM)4
BIO 1110Anatomy and Physiology I (OTM)4
BIO 1120Anatomy and Physiology II (OTM)4
BIO 1400Microbiology (OTM)4
BIO 2121Introduction to Human Genetics (OTM)4
CHM 1110Introductory General Chemistry (OTM)4
CHM 1120Introductory Organic and Biochemistry (OTM)4
GLG 1000Physical Geology (TAG)4
GLG 1004Historical Geology (TAG)4
PHY 1120Physics I (OTM/TAG)4
PHY 1130Physics II (OTM/TAG)4
SCIENCE ELECTIVES
BIO 1000Basic Human Structure and Function3

English Composition and Literature Electives

COM 1110 English Composition (OTM)3
COM 1140Technical Writing (OTM)3
COM 1160Business Communications (OTM/TAG)3
COM 1200Writing in the Sciences (OTM)3
COM 2213Verbal Judo (OTM)3
COM 2400Composition and Literature (OTM)3

Other Approved Course Electives

ACCOUNTING
ACC 1010Corporate Accounting Principles (TAG)4
ACC 1020 Managerial Accounting Principles (TAG)4
AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE
ASL 1010American Sign Language I (TAG)4
ASL 1020American Sign Language II (TAG)3
BUSINESS
BUS 2100Business Law (TAG)3
EDUCATION
EDU 1000 Introduction to Education (TAG)3
EDU 1050Introductory Child Development (TAG)3
EDU 2030Individuals with Exceptionalities (TAG)3
EDU 2130 Families, Communities and Schools (TAG)3
ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY
EET 1110Circuit Analysis I (TAG)3
EET 1120Circuit Analysis II (TAG)3
EET 1130Electronics (TAG)4
EET 1330 Digital Circuits (TAG)4
HEALTH
BHS 1390Medical Terminology (TAG)2
DTN 1000Basic Nutrition (TAG)2
HUMAN SERVICE
HUM 1111 Introduction to Social Work (TAG)3
MARKETING
MKT 1010 Principles of Marketing (TAG)3
MECHANICAL ENGINEERING DESIGN
MET 1000Engineering Graphics with AutoCAD (TAG)4
MECHANICAL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY
MET 1020Material Science (TAG)3
MET 2210Strength of Materials (TAG)3
SPANISH
SPN 1010Beginning Spanish Language I (TAG)3
SPN 1020Beginning Spanish Language II (TAG)3
SPN 2010Intermediate Spanish I (TAG)3
SPN 2020Intermediate Spanish II (TAG)3
OTHER
LAW 1210Criminology (TAG)3

Portfolio Course

Capstone Course

Course Electives

Social and Behavioral Sciences (12 Credits)

ANT 2411Cultural Anthropology (TAG)3
ECN 1410Macro Economics (TAG)3
ECN 1430Micro Economics (TAG)3
POL 1010Introduction to Political Science3
PSY 1010 General Psychology (OTM/TAG)3
PSY 1730Abnormal Psychology (OTM/TAG)3
PSY 2150Lifespan Psychology (OTM/TAG)3
PSY 2200Social Psychology (OTM/TAG)3
PSY 2301Educational Psychology (OTM/TAG)3
SOC 1010 Sociology (OTM/TAG)3
SOC 1200Death and Dying (OTM)3
SOC 1210Family Sociology (OTM/TAG)3
SOC 1320American Cultural Diversity (OTM/TAG)3
SOC 2211World Religions: History, Belief, and Practice (OTM)3
SOC 2300Social Problems (OTM/TAG)3

Arts and Humanities (9 Credits)

COM 1801Creative Writing: Fiction3
COM 2110Public Speaking (OTM/TAG)3
HST 1011Western Civilization I (OTM/TAG)3
HST 1012Western Civilization II (OTM/TAG)3
HST 1610 American History to 1877 (OTM/TAG)3
HST 1620American History Since 1877 (OTM/TAG)3
HST 2300Technology and Civilization3
HST 2510History of Latin America3
LIT 2210Introduction to Literature (OTM)3
LIT 2215Native American Literature (OTM)3
LIT 2227Literature of Graphic Novels (OTM)3
LIT 2250The American Short Story (OTM)3
LIT 2260Fantasy Literature (OTM/TAG)3
LIT 2301British Literature I (OTM)3
LIT 2305Introduction to Shakespeare (OTM)3
LIT 2310Literature and the Holocaust (OTM)3
LIT 2450Themes in Literature and Film (OTM)3
PHL 1011Introduction to Philosophy3
THR 1010Introduction to Theatre (OTM)3

Mathematics (6-10 Credits)

MTH 1190Finite Mathematics/Business (OTM)3
MTH 1260Statistics (OTM)3
MTH 1370College Algebra (OTM)4
MTH 1430Trigonometry (OTM)3
MTH 1611Business Calculus (OTM)5
MTH 1711Calculus I (OTM)5
MTH 1721Calculus II (OTM)5
MTH 2660Calculus III (OTM/TAG)4
MTH 2670Differential Equations (OTM/TAG)4
MTH 2680Elementary Linear Algebra (OTM/TAG)4

Information Literacy (3 Credits)

CPT 1250Computer Applications in the Workplace3

Sciences (8 Credits)

CHM 1110Introductory General Chemistry (OTM)4
CHM 1120Introductory Organic and Biochemistry (OTM)4
PHY 1120Physics I (OTM/TAG)4
PHY 1130Physics II (OTM/TAG)4
BIO 1090Concepts in Biology (OTM)4
BIO 1400Microbiology (OTM)4
BIO 1110Anatomy and Physiology I (OTM)4
BIO 1120Anatomy and Physiology II (OTM)4
BIO 2121Introduction to Human Genetics (OTM)4
GLG 1000Physical Geology (OTM/TAG)4

English Composition and Literature (6 Credits)

COM 1110 English Composition (OTM)3
COM 1140Technical Writing (OTM)3
COM 1160Business Communications (OTM/TAG)3
COM 1200Writing in the Sciences (OTM)3
COM 2213Verbal Judo (OTM)3
COM 2400Composition and Literature (OTM)3

Other Approved Course Electives

Accounting
ACC 1010Corporate Accounting Principles (TAG)4
ACC 1020 Managerial Accounting Principles (TAG)4
Medical Terminology
BHS 1390Medical Terminology (TAG)2
Business
BUS 2100Business Law (TAG)3
Electronic Engineering Technology
EET 1110Circuit Analysis I (TAG)3
EET 1130Electronics (TAG)4
Human Service
HUM 1111 Introduction to Social Work (TAG)3
Mechanical Engineering Design
MET 1000Engineering Graphics with AutoCAD (TAG)4
Mechanical Engineering Technology
MET 1020Material Science (TAG)3
MET 2210Strength of Materials (TAG)3
Marketing
MKT 1010 Principles of Marketing (TAG)3
Spanish
SPN 1010Beginning Spanish Language I (TAG)3
SPN 1020Beginning Spanish Language II (TAG)3
SPN 2010Intermediate Spanish I (TAG)3
SPN 2020Intermediate Spanish II (TAG)3

Other Requirements

BIO 2820   Associate of Science Capstone1
SDE 1010 First Year Experience1

Portfolio Course

Capstone Course