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The College of Idaho has a longstanding tradition as an excellent preparatory school for medical students.

This program will challenge you to:

  • Learn from and perform undergraduate research with outstanding professors.
  • Gain hands-on experience in the classroom and lab.
  • Prepare for entry into a variety of health professions programs, including medial school.
  • Gain proficiency in biology, chemistry, math and physics.
Humanities & Fine Arts Social Sciences & History Natural Sciences & Mathematics Professional Studies & Enhancements
Health Professions Studies Minor-Pre-Med Track

Peaks this program fulfills

  • Professional Studies & Enhancements

Courses and Requirements

42-51 credits (Total does not include prerequisite courses)

Minor Requirements

Course ID Course Name Number of Credits
BIO-201Biology I: Molecules to Cells3 credits
BIO-201LMolecules to Cells Lab1 credits
BIO-210LMolecules to Cells Research-Based Lab1 credits
BIO-202Organismal Biology3 credits
BIO-202LOrganismal Biology1 credits
BIO-224Human Anatomy and Physiology I3 credits
BIO-224LHuman Anatomy and Physiology I Lab1 credits
BIO-225Human Anatomy and Physiology II3 credits
BIO-225LHuman Anatomy and Physiology II Lab1 credits
BIO-374Animal Physiology3 credits
BIO-374LAnimal Physiology Lab1 credits
BIO-330Cell Biology3 credits
BIO-330LCell Biology Lab1 credits
BIO-316Genetics3 credits
CHE-141General Chemistry I4 credits
CHE-142General Chemistry II4 credits
CHE-301Organic Chemistry I3 credits
CHE-301LOrganic Chemistry I Lab1 credits
CHE-302Organic Chemistry II3 credits
CHE-302LOrganic Chemistry II Lab1 credits
CHE-412Biochemistry3 credits
MAT-150Applied Calculus: a Modeling Approach4 credits
MAT-125Data Analysis and Statistics3 credits
MAT-212Multiple Regression Analysis3 credits
PHY-231General Physics I3 credits
PHY-231LGeneral Physics I Lab1 credits
PHY-271Analytical Physics I4 credits
PHY-271LAnalytical Physics I Lab1 credits
PHY-232General Physics II3 credits
PHY-232LGeneral Physics II Lab1 credits
PHY-272Analytical Physics II4 credits
PHY-272LAnalytical Physics II Lab1 credits
HHP/BIO-Research or Internship

Ready for Med SchoolDiscovering a love for learning

Daisy Ambriz describes her first-class educational experience in the C of I Biology Department.