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Hendrix has a long-standing tradition of preparing students, within the context of a liberal arts education, for the pursuit of advanced 卫生专业学位(1.e. 医疗,兽医,牙科,物理 therapy, nursing and other schools) or for immediate entry into health-related 职业. In preparing students for these fields, the Hendrix curriculum focuses on the principles of science and scientific reasoning. 毕竟, science is the backbone of each of these fields, and problem solving is at the 这是健康从业者的工作重心.

在健康预备阶段取得成功的学生 programs at Hendrix are well versed in their particular scientific field and 完成的传播者. 此外,虽然科学将肯定是 focus of the undergraduate preparation, it will not be so consuming that students are restricted from taking full advantage of the breadth of a liberal 艺术的学术项目. 有兴趣成为医生的学生, dentists, or veterinarians but also want to know their Plato, Chaucer, and Marx should look into the liberal arts…they should look into Hendrix.

Hendrix students who are interested in the health sciences field usually choose to major in biology, chemistry, health 科学,或生物化学-分子生物学. Post-graduate programs expect successful applicants to have taken certain science classes as well as a variety of classes outside of the sciences. 大多数 graduate or professional schools also require satisfactory scores in one of several standardized tests, such as the MCAT (Medical College Aptitude Test) for medical school and the DAT (Dental Aptitude Test) for dental school. Faculty advisors ensure that the students are taking the necessary classes to 准备考试.

研究生和专业学校 require successful applicants to have spent time in classes that address the 治疗专业的非科学方面. 英语课程是必须的 hone writing skills, while speech classes are often mandated to polish 人际沟通能力. 大游BG视讯的学生能够满足 these requirements while also meeting the diverse requirements of the Hendrix 文科课程.

大游BG视讯大学的许多学生将利用 参与本科生研究的机会. 不像大 universities, at Hendrix there are no graduate assistants to compete with for 有机会在实验室和教授们一起工作. 大多数科学类 require weekly laboratory work to complement the work done in class. 研究是一个强有力的工具,可以加强 analytical skills necessary for careers in the health professions. 这不是 only has intrinsic value educationally, but also helps to enhance applications 对于有竞争力的职业学校.

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学生 interested in pre-medical or other health-related fields requiring the MCAT, DAT, VCAT, OAT, PCAT or similar exams in the spring of the junior year or the fall of the senior year usually need to take at least 2 biology, 4 chemistry, 2 physics, and 2 mathematics 课程 in the first three 年. 有些学校要求3门或更多的生物课程. 因此,他们需要10个 science 课程 in six semesters, many of which have laboratories and need to 不管学生的专业是什么,都要按顺序排列. 这10门课程是 typically the following: Cell Biology and Genetics (we strongly recommend Animal Physiology as well), 化学I和II, and Organic 化学I和II, Physics I and II (algebra or calculus-based), and one or two mathematics 课程. While some professional schools state a mathematics requirement of “two 课程,” others state “Calculus I” or “Calculus II” as a requirement. Some have no specified math requirement and others require statistics. 适当的 课程顺序 throughout the first three 年 of the four-year curriculum 是至关重要的. One should consult course requirements for any specific major in 目录. Once a major has been decided upon, the student should consult with a faculty member in that department for further information on optimum 课程顺序.

As long as the minimum science requirements are met, one’s major is not a criterion of professional school admission, but overall grade point average, science grade point average, and the standardized exam scores (which have science sections covering 课程 listed above) are critical. 学生 与同等凭证(e.g.、MCAT、GPA和理科成绩) who major outside of the sciences will be a little unique when their applications are considered, and this may even be an advantage.

Generally, first-year students need to start at least two science sequences and to take at least four science/math 课程 in the first 不管他们的计划专业是什么. 绝对最大值是六门科学 课程 (three per term), but this is not often recommended. 拿不到 three science 课程 will make it difficult for students to be prepared for the professional school standardized exams in three 年. 建议 that in the first year, pre-professional school students take Cell Biology and 化学I和II. 其他科学课程,通常是在一年级 students include selections from this list: Zoology (Biology majors), Functions 模型,微积分I和微积分II. 物理学可能是一个合适的选择 物理或BCMB专业的学生. 除了自然科学,学生应该 consider coursework in psychology, sociology, ethics or speech communication. While the 课程 listed above are the most frequently specified prerequisites by professional schools, students should check for additional prerequisites when they have chosen the particular school to which they want to apply. 所有 students are encouraged to visit the web site of the professional organization that they wish to enter, as well as the websites of any specific schools they 可以考虑申请,以获得进一步的信息.

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额外的信息, please select one of the specific health-related fields in the menu on the right-hand side of the page. Each field has a Faculty member who can be contacted by students. 还有一种是主动的 Pre-Health俱乐部.