Pre-Med, Nursing, and Professional Health Careers

Pre-Med, Nursing, and Professional Health Careers

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This academy includes rigorous academic preparation for some of today's most popular pre-professional programs at colleges and universities.

It assures successful academic preparation of required transfer level coursework for pre-professional majors at many colleges and universities as well.

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BIO-151: Nutrition

BIO-168: Human Anatomy and Physiology I

BIO-173: Human Anatomy and Physiology II

SPC-101: Fundamentals of Oral Communication

SOC-110: Intro to Sociology


Senior Year Plus (SYP) Arts and Sciences Proficiency required or alternative assessment measures as adopted by student's school district. Recent high school Biology with a grade of B or higher is also strongly recommended.

Exact courses may vary. Contact your high school counselor or nearest Kirkwood location for full details.

One year of high school biology and/or chemistry or a college-level biology course is strongly recommend for incoming Pre-Professional students.

If you are planning to transfer to a four-year college or university after attending Kirkwood, specific transfer information can be found here.