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Professional School Preparation
PROF SCH PREP
CLASS CODE: BIO 311 CREDITS:  1
DIVISION: AGRICULTURAL AND LIFE SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT: BIOLOGY
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course fulfills a General Education - no GECode requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: A pre-professional service course designed to increase your understanding of the professional school admissions process, provide exposure to many aspects of the medical fields and strengthen your qualifications as a professional school applicant. This course should be taken by those who plan to apply for schools of medicine, dentistry, optometry, etc. (Fall)
DESCRIPTION: A pre-professional service course designed to increase your understanding of the professional school admissions process, provide exposure to many aspects of the medical fields and strengthen your qualifications as a professional school applicant. This course should be taken by those who plan to apply for schools of medicine, dentistry, optometry, etc. (Fall)
TOPICS: 1. Understand the admissions process and criteria for the various health professional schools.
OBJECTIVES: 1. Understand the admissions process and criteria for the various health professional schools.

2. Discuss the various Admissions Tests and how to prepare for them.

3. Learn the process of creating an effective personal statement.

4. Discuss the various methods of financing a professional school education.

5. Provide exposure to the various health professions through professional guest lectures and required shadowing experiences.
REQUIREMENTS: Minimum of 60 credits
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EFFECTIVE DATE: January 2002