Gannon University Undergraduate Catalog 2013-2014
LECOM ACCELERATED MEDICAL PROGRAM 415 4 4 4 4 3 4 4 2 Vertebrate Embryology & Lab/BIOL 307 & 308 Histology & Lab/BIOL 320 & 321 Microbiology & Lab/BIOL 331 & 332 or Medical Microbiology & Lab/BIOL 378 & 379 Immunology & Lab/BIOL 338 & 339 Endocrinology/BIOL 363 Human Gross Anatomy & Lab/BIOL 365 & 366 Cell Biology & Lab/BIOL 375 & 376 Introduction to Pathology/BIOL 490 LECOM ACCELERATED MEDICAL PROGRAM This is an accelerated program presented in cooperation with the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM). This undergraduate professional program of education leads to the degree of Bachelor of Science in Health Science, awarded by Gannon University, and the degree of Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, awarded by LECOM. Students enrolled in this program are conditionally guaranteed an acceptance to LECOM. Students that may be eligible for the accelerated medical program are identified by the Director of Pre-Professional Programs in collaboration with LECOM. Admissions Requirements for incoming Gannon students: • Completion of four years of science courses at the high school level • Completion of four years of math courses at the high school level • Minimum SAT score of 1170 (out of 1600 Math and Critical Reading) or ACT composite score of 26 • Minimum cumulative high school GPA of 3.5 out of 4.0 • Class rank in the top 25% • Successful completion of an interview with LECOM • Selection by the Director of Pre-Professional Programs Students in the program will matriculate at LECOM if they have fulfilled the following requirements. 1. Cumulative grade point average of 3.4 or higher in all courses 2. Cumulative grade point average of 3.2 or higher in science and math courses 3. MCAT scores of 7 or higher, with a cumulative score of 25 or higher (to be taken no later than January of the third year) 4. No grade lower than a C in any course required by LECOM 5. Completion of the AACOMAS primary application and the LECOM secondary application to medical school. 6. LECOM does not allow foreign nationals to apply for this conditionally guaranteed program. 7. Attendance and completion, in the freshman, sophomore and junior years, of a day long clinical experience at LECOM 8. Students in this program who apply to any other medical schools will forfeit their seat in the program because they have already been accepted into LECOM. After successful completion of the first year of medical study at LECOM, the Bachelor of Science degree in Health Science will be awarded by Gannon.