Pre-Med Professions

Associate of Science Course of Study

Recommended basic skills standards are

Health professions are necessary to provide comprehensive health care to all types of people. This program is designed to meet the needs of students who wish to go into professional health care positions in dentistry, medicine, veterinary medicine, pharmacy, and chiropractic.

Content criteria, competencies, and student learning outcomes associated with the general education courses required for this course of study can be found on the Colorado Department of Higher Education website.

Written Communication

Six (6) credit hours

ENG 121

English Composition I: CO1


ENG 122

English Composition II: CO2





ENG 122

English Composition II: CO2


ENG 201

English Composition III: CO3





HIS 265

Writing About History: CO3


Oral Communication

Three (3) credit hours

COM 115

Public Speaking


COM 125

Interpersonal Communication


COM 220

Intercultural Communication: SS3



Three (3) credit hours minimum (credit hours over three [3] will be applied to the electives category). Full list of requirements.

Suggested Course

MAT 201

Calculus I: MA1


Arts and Humanities

Six (6) credit hours GT Pathways Arts and Humanities courses from two different areas (AH1, AH2, AH3, AH4)


Three (3) credit hours GT Pathways History course (HI1)

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Six (6) credit hours GT Pathways Social and Behavioral Sciences courses from two different areas (SS1, SS2, SS3)

Natural and Physical Sciences

Twelve (12) credit hours. One (2 course) lab sequence in any GT Pathways science discipline (SC1); additional GT Pathways lab science course (SC1). Additional credits over 12 will be included in the electives category. Full list of requirements.

Suggested Courses

BIO 111

General College Biology I w/Lab: SC1


PHY 111

Physics: Algebra-Based I w/Lab: SC1


Additional Required Courses and Electives

Twenty-one (21) credit hours selected from the AS approved course list. Please see your advisor for help choosing your electives.

Suggested Courses

CHE 111

General College Chemistry I w/Lab: SC1


CHE 112

General College Chemistry II w/Lab: SC1


PHY 112

Physics: Algebra-Based II w/Lab: SC1


Total Credit Hours


Additional information available on the Pre-Med Professions Department website at