Biology: Pre-Professional

Program Level: Pre-Majors/Transfer
Department: Health and Biosciences
Institute: Health & Biosciences
College: SAC

What is the Biology: Pre-Professional program?

The Biology Pre-Professional program is designed for students who intend to enter a professional school after transferring and graduating with a bachelor's degree. Students entering this program are those interested in health professions such as medicine, optometry, dentistry, physical therapy, and veterinary medicine.

What will I learn?

Students planning for the medical, dental, or veterinary tracks are encouraged to visit the Texas Medical and Dental Schools Application Service (TMDSAS) at because the courses required are very well defined under the "Education Requirements" tab.

What can I do with this course of study?

Upon completion an AS and a BS in this field of study, students with competitive GPAs will be admitted to a professional school to complete their graduate education.

What's special about this program?

The Natural Sciences Department also offers specialized Pre-professional advising through the Pre-professional Health Advisory Committee. Visit the department to schedule an appointment.

Students planning for medical, dental, or veterinary tracks...
Degrees and Certificates

Contact Us


Shelly Sheppard, MS, RDN
Faculty/Department Coordinator
Natural Sciences Dual Credit Liaison

Chance Academic Center 345C

Dr. Teanna
Chair of Natural Sciences

Chance Academic Center 345
Corina Canizales-Boester
Academic Unit Assistant
Chance Academic Center 345
For Additional Assistance: Call the call center (210-212-5266),  access the LiveChat (In the bottom right-hand side on any SAC webpage), or visit this zoom room (