Interdisciplinary Studies with a Concentration in Pre-Med, BS

The BS with Interdisciplinary Studies major with a concentration in pre-med allows students to incorporate a concentration specifically designed for medical school and MCAT preparation into an interdisciplinary degree.

Admission requirements to the Pre-Med program: a cumulative GPA of 3.40 and a 3.40 GPA in science and mathematics course work is required for admission to the Pre-Med program in interdisciplinary studies. To apply, candidates must also submit two professor recommendations, one from within the science department and one from outside the department. The Pre-Med application can be found on the student portal.

Requirements for BS in Interdisciplinary Studies with a Concentration in Pre-Med

General Education Core 34 hours

(The following general education requirements are covered in the major: Lab Science, Critical Thinking / Mathematical Competency.)

Social and Behavioral Science requirement: PSY 3303 recommended

Interdisciplinary Studies Core 5 hours

IDS 2103Introduction to the Arts & Sciences

3

IDS 3001Interdisciplinary Studies and Vocation

1

IDS 4601Senior Seminar in Interdisciplinary Studies

1

Pre-Med Concentration 53 hours

BIO 1011Biological Science I Lab

1

BIO 1013Biological Science I

3

BIO 1024Biological Science II with Lab

4

BIO 2013Intro to Human Anatomy and Physiology

3

BIO 3321Microbiology Lab

1

BIO 3323Microbiology

3

BIO 3414Genetics

4

CHE 1514College Chemistry I

4

CHE 1524College Chemistry II

4

CHE 2514Organic Chemistry I

4

CHE 2524Organic Chemistry II

4

CHE 3514Biochemistry I

4

NSC 4713Senior Seminar in Medical Science

3

PHS 2014General Physics I

4

PHS 2024General Physics II

4

Choose one

MAT 2413Elementary Statistics

3

PSY 3303Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences

3

Second Area of Concentration 24 hours

Must include at least 12 upper-division hours and be selected from the following options:

  • Art
  • Bible
  • Business
  • English
  • History
  • Honors Leadership (Honors Students Only)
  • International Studies
  • Mass Communication
  • Mathematics
  • Ministry
  • Performing Arts
  • Pre-Law
  • Professional Writing
  • Psychology 
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Strategic Leadership
  • Theatre

Electives 4 hours

(may need more upper division hours)

Total Credit Hours: 120