Most professional schools, such as law, medicine or dentistry, recommend that applicants acquire a broad background in liberal arts subjects emphasizing critical thinking as a preparation for specialized study. Students admitted to most professional schools are required to complete their bachelor’s degree prior to starting their professional program. Students intending to apply to a specific school should tailor their coursework and experiences to meet the entrance requirements of that school.
The pre-health advisor and faculty members of the various disciplines can be of great assistance when choosing courses. Students are highly recommended to meet with their pre-health advisor at least once a semester for individualized advising and timeline planning. Pre-health students are also highly encouraged to take health preparation seminars, HP 190 and HP 390.
Pre-law students are highly recommended to meet with the pre-law advisor for individualized advising and timeline planning.