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 https://www.tmdsas.com/ 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
ssheppard11@alamo.edu

Location:
Chance Academic Center 345C
Phone:
210-486-0837


Dr. Teanna
Staggs
Chair of Natural Sciences
tstaggs@alamo.edu

Location: 
Chance Academic Center 345
Phone:
210-486-0840
Corina Canizales-Boester
Academic Unit Assistant
ccanizales@alamo.edu
Location:
Chance Academic Center 345
Phone:
210-486-0840