The interdisciplinary curriculum of the Medical Pre-Professional program emphasizes fundamental understanding of biology, chemistry, and physics.
The Medical Pre-Professional program is designed for students preparing for graduate or professional schools in the fields of:
Students obtaining a Bachelor of Arts degree in Medical Pre-Professional generally intend to attend a medical or veterinary medical, graduate, or specialty school after graduation from Tusculum College.
Upon completion of their post-graduate work, these students enter careers are doctors, veterinarians, optometrists, dentists, pharmacists, physical therapists, or scientists.
The interdisciplinary curriculum of the Medical Pre-Professional program emphasizes fundamental understanding of biology, chemistry, and physics. The primary focus is on vertebrate systems, particularly those of humans and other mammals.
Undergraduate research is encouraged at Tusculum College, and opportunities exists for students to perform and report on original experiments. Internship opportunities are available to help students obtain the practical experience needed to make informed career decisions and prepare for graduate or professional school.
The curriculum is designed to help develop and maintain critical thinking, analytical reading, writing, and public speaking skills.
Service learning and community involvement are important components of the curriculum and should be encouraged at every opportunity.