Pre-Osteopathic

REQUIRED AND RECOMMENDED COURSEWORK

Most Osteopathic schools require the following courses as part of the undergraduate preparation.

General Biology/or Zoology:
BI 111, 112, 113, 114

Inorganic Chemistry (General Chemistry):
CH 151, 152, 153, 154

Organic Chemistry:
CH 221, 222, 223, 224

English: 6 credits

Physics:
PY 111, 112, 113, 114

Behavioral Science requirements may be met through the CORE.

Osteopathic Medical schools also look for Communication (CA 101) and Interpersonal (CA 231) skills.

UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH AND INTERNSHIPS

Undergraduate research whether in the sciences or the humanities is strongly recommended. Internships at hospitals and clinics are also desirable.See 360 & 390 listings under your major.

NB: Students should always check individual med/vet/dent/op schools for individual course requirements. Individual schools have specific undergraduate curriculum requirements.The list above is a generic list.