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PRE-HEALTH PROGRAMS

SENIOR First Semester 1 Undergrad Research/CHEM 380-383 7 Chemistry Electives* 3 LPHI 237 or any LTHE 300 level course 1 Leadership Seminar 3 History Without Borders/LHST 111 15

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Second Semester 2-3 Biology Electives** 1 Undergrad Research/CHEM 380-383 4 Chemistry Electives* 3 Literature Series/LENG* 3 Senior Seminar/LBST 383 3 Fine Arts Series/LFIN* 16-17

* Please refer to the Undergraduate Catalog for course options. ** The following upper-level science coursework is recommended (those highly recommended are shown in bold): Ecosystem Biology and Evolution (BIOL 126/127); Vertebrate Embryology (BIOL 307/308); Histology (BIOL 320/321); Microbiology (BIOL 331/332); Immunology (BIOL 338/339); Virology (BIOL 334); Parasitology (BIOL 354/355); Endocrinology (BIOL 363); Human Gross Anatomy (BIOL 365/366); Cellular Biochemistry (BIOL 373/374) and Cell Biology (BIOL 375/376); please consult with your advisor. *** Students preparing to take the MCAT are also encouraged to take Basic Sociology (SOCI 110) and Introduction to Psychology (PSYC 111) this year. † The student may pursue another approved program that allows the student to acquire all prerequisite coursework prior to planned PCOM matriculation; please consult with the Pre-Health Advising Program Director to prepare an academic schedule. Total Credits at Gannon: 130-132

ROSS UNIVERSITY 4+4 MEDICINE Gannon University, in affiliation with Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM) located on the island of Dominica in the Caribbean, offers a program for qualified students to earn a four-year bachelor’s degree from Gannon University and a Medical Doctor (M.D.) degree from RUSM. The traditional 4+4 program grants academically strong students an opportunity to complete a bachelor’s degree in biology or chemistry prior to attending RUSM. Participation in the program alleviates much of the cost of applying to medical schools, while providing a strong background in scientific and biomedical courses at Gannon University. Students enrolled in the program are conditionally guaranteed an acceptance to RUSM. GU Undergraduate Entry Requirements • Completion of four years of science courses at the high school level (biology and chemistry courses are required, while physics is highly recommended) • Completion of four years of math courses at the high school level • Cumulative high school GPA of 3.4 or higher on a 4.0 scale • Class rank in the top 25% of high school class • Minimum SAT score of 1220 (new SAT)/1150 (old SAT) or ACT composite score of 25 • Evidence of academic and personal potential, and a desire to become a physician RUSM Entry Requirements After four years of undergraduate study, the participant is conditionally guaranteed admission to RUSM if the following requirements are satisfied. • • • • • •

 umulative overall GPA of 3.2 or higher C Minimum of a 3.00 in all courses designated by RUSM as prerequisites for admission No F, D, or C- grade in any course designated by RUSM as prerequisite for admission MCAT score of 490 or higher or an overall score in the 25th percentile or higher Other minimum admissions requirements required of all RUSM students Satisfactory admissions interview with RUSM

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