2019-2020 College Catalog 
    
    Sep 20, 2019  
2019-2020 College Catalog

Pre-Health Professions: Dentistry, Medicine, Optometry, Pharmacy, Veterinary Medicine, A.S.


The Tennessee Board of Regents community colleges and the state’s locally governed institutions have joined together to develop a common core of courses for the Associate of Science (A.S.) degree. This common curriculum allows students to transfer, without loss of credit, from Pellissippi State to any Tennessee public university as juniors.

Contact(s): Enrollment Services, (865) 694-6400, or Student Assistance Center, (865) 694-6556

Courses and Course Sequence


This sequence can be followed by students who begin college-level work in the fall semester. Prerequisites may apply to specific courses; it is the student's responsibility to determine if prerequisites have been met. An academic advisor is provided for each student. Prior to registering each semester, the student is expected to consult with his/her assigned advisor.

Semester I (Fall)


Semester II (Spring)


Semester III (Fall)


Semester IV (Spring)


  • ENGL7 - Literature Elective 3 Credit(s)
  • NS5 - Natural Sciences Sequence Elective 4 Credit(s)
  • NS5 - Natural Sciences Sequence Elective 4 Credit(s)
  • SBS6 - Social/Behavioral Sciences Elective 3 Credit(s)

Total Credit Hours Needed for Graduation: 61-62


1HIST
Chosen from HIST 2010 , HIST 2020 , HIST 2030 , HIST 2210 , HIST 2220 , HIST 2310 , HIST 2320 . Students planning to transfer to out-of-state or private universities must check requirements and complete the appropriate courses.
2HUM
Chosen from ART 2010 , ART 2020 ; ENGL 2035 , ENGL 2055 , ENGL 2110 , ENGL 2120 , ENGL 2150 , ENGL 2210 , ENGL 2220 , ENGL 2310 , ENGL 2320 ; MUS 1030 , MUS 1035 ; PHIL 1030 , PHIL 1040 , PHIL 1300 , PHIL 1500 , PHIL 2200 ; PHO 1200 ; THEA 1030 .
3MATH
Enrollment in MATH 1830  requires completion of high school algebra 1 and algebra 2 and precalculus and an ACT math score of at least 22 and an ACT reading score of at least 19 or equivalent math and reading scores or MATH 1130  or MATH 1710  or MATH 1730  with a grade of C or better. MATH 1910  is required for transfer to APSU. Enrollment in MATH 1910  requires completion of high school algebra 1 and algebra 2 and geometry and precalculus/trigonometry and an ACT math score of at least 26 and an ACT reading score of at least 19 or equivalent math and reading scores or MATH 1710  and MATH 1720  with a grade of C or better or MATH 1730  with a grade of C or better.
4GE
Chosen from any transferable course. Students planning to transfer must check course equivalency tables and/or catalogs of the intended college or university.
5NS
Two sequences chosen from BIOL 1110 , BIOL 1120 ; CHEM 2010 , CHEM 2020 ; PHYS 2010 , PHYS 2020 ; PHYS 2110 , PHYS 2120 .
6SBS
Chosen from AAST 2200 ; ANTH 1230 ; ECON 2100 , ECON 2200 ; GEOG 1000 ; PHED 1100 ; POLS 1010 , POLS 1030 ; PSYC 1030 , PSYC 2100 , PSYC 2120 , PSYC 2130 , PSYC 2210 ; SOCI 1010 , SOCI 1040 ; WGST 2050 .
7ENGL
Chosen from ENGL 2035 , ENGL 2055 , ENGL 2110 , ENGL 2120 , ENGL 2150 , ENGL 2210 , ENGL 2220 , ENGL 2310 , ENGL 2320 ENGL 2510 , ENGL 2520 .