Pre-Med Studies: Selecting a Major

Although most Truman students pursuing pre-med studies opt to major in a basic science discipline such as biology, chemistry, or physics, applied health majors are also common such as health science and exercise science. psychology, sociology, and any social science. It is not uncommon for majors in the humanities to be welcomed applicants and accepted into medical school.

Various medical schools may have different requirements so it is essential that you become familiar with the different curricula and sequences available and ask your academic advisor how these fit in with your interests and goals. Our pre-med advisors can help you integrate any medical school prerequisites with Truman’s general requirements and your major’s requirements.

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