Southeast can prepare you for medical school
This option is for the students preparing to apply for admission into a professional
school in one of the following areas: allopathic medicine, osteopathic medicine, chiropractic
medicine optometry, or dentistry. Students interested in biomedical research may also
consider this option. The curriculum includes supporting chemistry, physics, and mathematics
The Department of Biology has numerous research and teaching labs that provide excellent
opportunities for “hands-on” experiences. We have relationships with local health
professionals and two regional hospitals, that provide numerous opportunities for
volunteering, part-time employment, internships, and shadowing. Students may also
choose to be involved in the Student Medical Society and Alpha Epsilon Delta honorary
Biomedical Sciences students will…
- Meet with their advisor each semester to assess their progress towards admission to
a professional school.
- Take a core of courses that prepares them in any area of biology.
- Take rigorous coursework in animal physiology and molecular genetics which are required
for most medical schools.
- Select additional electives in virology, immunology, pathogenic bacteriology, epidemiology,
health physics, and toxicology.
- Complete 80 hours (for 2 credit hours) of experiential learning, usually shadowing
doctors and nurses.
- Complete additional coursework in organic chemistry, physics, and mathematics to make
them competitive for admission to medical schools.
- Attend classes in the renovated Magill Hall furnished with modern equipment.