Generally, the courses required for Medical (M.D. & D.O.), Dental, Veterinary, Optometry, Pharmacy, Podiatry and Chiropractic programs are as listed below. However, many programs may have additional requirements beyond those listed. Be sure to check the specific requirements of each school to which you apply.
|Prerequisite Course||Farmingdale Equivalent|
|1 yr. General Biology w/ lab||BIO 130/BIO 131|
|1 yr. General Chemistry w/ lab||CHM 152/CHM 153|
|1 yr. Organic Chemistry w/ lab||CHM 270/CHM 271|
|1 yr. Physics w/ lab||PHY 135/PHY 136 or PHY 143/PHY 144|
|1 yr. of English||EGL 101/EGL 102|
|Math through Calculus I||MTH 130 or MTH 150|
|Anatomy/Physiology||BIO 170/BIO 171|
|Microbiology (Medical)||BIO 220|
• Programs in Physical Therapy and Physician Assistant vary greatly in their prerequisite requirements.
• Be sure to check the specific requirements of each school to which you are planning to apply.