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Olivet Nazarene University    
 
    
 
  Dec 13, 2017
 
2017-2018 Catalog

Pre-Medicine


A student pursuing a pre-professional program in medicine (allopathic osteopathic, podiatric, etc.) will be advised to take a number of courses in Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics. Most successful Pre-medicine majors take either a Biology or Chemistry major, or a double major of Chemistry and Biology.

Although it is possible to gain entry into a medical school with a major from outside the sciences, it is necessary for a student to emphasize the sciences very strongly. The liberal arts foundation at Olivet is a definite asset to medical studies. Premedical students are normally advised by a faculty member in their major field of study.