Student Coursework Recommendations

This Spring, the UNC Asheville Pre-health Advisory Committee in association with the Aspiring Healthcare Professionals (AHP) student group is hosting four pre-health group advising sessions. If you are interested in pursuing a career in healthcare, please plan to attend one of these events. Our goal is to help students successfully navigate the admissions requirements for all healthcare disciplines. Group advising events will provide information on coursework, volunteer resources, application requirements, and letters of recommendation, etc. Please plan to come to have your pre-health advising questions answered (flyer):

  • Tues.    March 19th  from 3-4 pm  in Zeis 014
  • Wed.    March 20th  from 2-3 pm  in SHE 402
  • Thurs.  March 21st  from 4-5 pm  in Zeis 014
  • Tues.   March 26th  from 12-1 pm in Zeis 014

If possible, please complete this short survey (to help with planning and fyi, only a few of the questions are required).

Hope to see you soon!
Dr. Maxwell

Resources for Student Coursework at UNC Asheville

The required preperatory coursework depends on the area of study and the school. The UNC Asheville Pre-Health Committee has used multiple sources to create a general outline of required courses for each professional school listed. Naturally, things change. Therfore, the student should research each program of interest in order to make sure that the minimum requirements are being met.

Comparative List of Pre-professional school coursework for Medical, Pharmacy, Dental, Veterinary and Physician's Assistant Programs 

Time line for Pre-Med (MD and DO) Coursework plus MCAT, Letters of Recommendation, Application and Start of Medical School

Examples of 4-year outline of Pre-Medical coursework that can be integrated into any UNC Asheville Major