Prerequisites

Prerequisite CoursesSemester System (hrs)Quarter System (hrs)
Chemistry with labs*812
Physics with labs*812
Biology*710

Human Anatomy with lab

46

Human Physiology

35

General Psychology

35

Abnormal Psychology

3
5
Statistics35
TOTAL3960

Basic science courses identified with an *.

Special Notes:

  • For a guide of Frequently Approved Prerequisites, click here.
  • The Office of Enrollment Management is able to offer unofficial transcript evaluations from March 1st - June 30th.  Please call Enrollment Management at 843-792-2536 to speak with an admissions specialist.
  • Basic science courses must be courses for science majors. Basic science courses identified in chart above with an *.
  • Biology: Prerequisite courses must be offered through the Department of Biology or a Basic Science Department.  In addition to Biology I and Biology II, acceptable courses include genetics, cell biology, zoology, human biology and disease and similar courses. Unacceptable courses include botany, exercise physiology taken in Exercise Science and Physical Education departments, and human physiology when used as the physiology prerequisite.
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology: Anatomy and Physiology may be taken separately or may be combined and taken as two, four-hour courses. However, if you start a two-part course sequence, you must complete both parts (Anatomy and Physiology I & II). If only a 3-semester credit hour course in anatomy is offered, a comparative anatomy or kinesiology course is reccomended in addtion to the human anatomy course. Also, Vertebrate Anatomy is accepted if Human Anatomy is not offered. Exercise physiology will not meet the Human Physiology requirement.
  • Abnormal Psychology: The abnormal psychology course must cover anxiety disorders, mood disorders, personality disorders, schizophrenia, sexual disorders, delusional disorder, substance abuse, somatoform and dissociative disorders.
  • Introductory Statistics:  This course should include parametric and nonparametric statistics. 
 
 
 

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