Pre-Dentistry / Pre-Medicine / Pre-Optometry - Pre-Professional Health Sciences, A.S.

Prepare for healthcare careers. Expert instruction for med, dent, or optometry school. Start at TCC.

About the Program

  • Ready for a challenging and rewarding career in healthcare?
  • Want to become a physician, surgeon, dentist, or optometrist?
  • Planning to attend medical, dental, or optometry school after your Bachelor's degree?
  • TCC is a great place to begin your journey.
  • Expert instruction in key subjects like biology, chemistry, physics, math, English, humanities, and social sciences.
  • Preparing you for the transition to a four-year university.
  • Equipping you to complete prerequisite coursework and apply for professional school admission.

Program Details

Lay the foundation for medical careers with courses in biology, chemistry, and more.

After successfully completing this program, you will have the ability to:

  • Apply core concepts of biology to biological processes.
  • Apply the scientific method.
  • Illustrate scientific data.
  • Integrate concepts from several disciplines around a clinical theme.
  • Communicate biological information through oral, written, or digital presentation techniques.
  • Discuss issues involving biology in society.
  • Use proper laboratory techniques.
  • Evaluate scientific literature.
  • Explain human pathological conditions in biological terms.

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Degree Requirements

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