Premedical Sciences Program - Your pathway to medical school

Designed for high school graduates, the 96-credit-hour Premedical Sciences Program (Pre-med) offers students guaranteed acceptance into UHSA’s Doctor of Medicine (MD) program.

The Pre-med program covers all the science and laboratory requirements needed for continued education in healthcare. The program ensures that students acquire the knowledge necessary to become medical students.

Our curriculum is consistent with our integrated medical curriculum, allowing students to transition smoothly into the MD program’s basic sciences. It presents fundamental scientific concepts from a medical perspective and incorporates USMLE Step 1 familiarization from day one.

Premedical Sciences Curriculum

Term I

Course Code Course title Credit
PBIO101 General Biology I w/lab 4
PCHE101 Inorganic Chemistry I w/lab 4
PPSY101 Introduction to Psychology 3
PMAT101 College Algebra 3
PENG101 English I 3
PMED 101 Medical Terminology 2
PMED 102 Study Skills 3

Term II

Course Code Course title Credit
PENG102 English II 3
PBIO102 Biochemistry w/lab 5
PSOC101 Sociology 3
PMAT102 Calculus 3
PBIO 102 General Biology II w/lab 4
PCHE 102 Inorganic Chemistry II w/lab 4

Term III

Course Code Course title Credit
PHAP101 Human Anatomy and Physiology I w/lab 4
PPHY101 General Physics I w/lab 4
PCHE201 Organic Chemistry I w/lab 4
PENG103 English III- Conversational 3
PBIO104 Microbiology w/lab 5
PMED 103 Medical Ethics 3

Term IV

Course Code Course title Credit
PPHY102 General Physics w/lab 4
PBIO105 Cellular and Molecular Biology w/lab 5
PCHE202 Organic Chemistry w/lab 4
PHAP102 Human Anatomy and Physiology II w/lab 4
PMED 104 Introduction to Health Promotion 3
PMAT103 Biostatistics 3

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