These courses must be successfully completed before applying to the program. It is highly recommended that students meet with an academic counselor to develop an educational plan.
BIO 4 - Human Anatomy (4 units)
BIO 5 * - Human Physiology (4 units)
MA 70 - Medical Terminology (3 units)
PHYS 10 - Introduction to Physics (3 units)
PSYCH 1 - General Psychology (3 units) or PSYCH 1H – Honors General Psychology (3 units)
ENGL 1A/1AH/1AMC/1AMCH - College Composition (3 units)
* A course such as Chem 30A or Chem 32 is the prerequisite for Bio 5; Intermediate Algebra (Math 142 or Math 152 or equivalent) is a prerequisite to Chem 30A or Chem 32.
Prerequisite courses completed at other schools may be used if the school is a regionally accredited college and if the course is equivalent to Cabrillo College requirements. When meeting with a counselor, bring unofficial transcripts for all college coursework to your counseling appointment.
All prerequisite and published curriculum courses must be completed with a "C" or better. These prerequisites may also be used to satisfy appropriate general education areas. At the time of program application, it is required that prerequisite courses, specifically BIO 4, BIO 5, and MA 70, be completed within six years.