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Prerequisite Courses

The following 80 credits are required for admission.  These credits may be completed at any regionally accredited college or university, and must fulfill all College requirements regarding acceptance of transfer credit.

Area/Typical Course TitleMinimum Credits
ENGLISH/COMMUNICATION
English Composition
Two-semester sequence of English Composition6
Speech Communication
Fundamentals of Speech or Speech Communication3
MATHEMATICS
College Algebra (or higher level Mathematics)3
SCIENCE
Biology
Biological Science (Recommended: General Biology, Cell Biology, Genetics, Microbiology, Anatomy & Physiology, and Histology) with laboratories20
Chemistry
Two-semester sequence of Chemistry with laboratories8
FINE ARTS/HUMANITIES
Fine Arts
Music, Art, Theater3
Humanities
Philosophy, Political Science, Literature, or Humanities3-6
SOCIAL SCIENCES
History
History of the United States or National Government3
Social Sciences
Other Social Sciences (Recommended: Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology, Economics or Geography)6-9
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Electives22
TOTAL80