The Pre-Medicine program offers foundational courses in modern science related to the Medical field. It prepares students for medical school and graduate training in other health professions.
The program will be offered Both in English and in Spanish. For those students from Latin America who do not have the required proficiency in English, some first-year courses will be offered in Spanish, along with intensive ESL and Professional English courses. By the beginning of year 2, all courses will be offered only in English.
The Pre-Medicine program offers courses in the following areas of study that are required for most modern allopathic, osteopathic, and chiropractic medical schools. These academic areas are generally included in the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT).
Some medical schools and health care training programs may require additional coursework that is not required by the major. It is recommended that students consult with the admissions office of the school they are planning to attend after graduation to determine if they need to take additional classes.
To graduate with a BS in Pre-Medicine , students must successfully complete all requirements for the bachelor’s degree. (Please refer to “Degree Requirements” below) As part of the requirements for the BS in Pre-Medicine, all students must complete 56 credits of coursework as follows:
Additional Requirement: Completion of Major Senior Project
Graduation requirements vary from year to year. Please refer to the official UNICAL catalog for requirements for other academic years.
Program Learning Outcomes
For each specified subject area, graduates will be able to:
Program Assessment Measures
School of Medicine and Health Sciences
One of the goals of UNICAL University is to facilitate a better health care in Latin America and the Caribbean Region.