Pre-Health Courses

Exploring Health Professions

PD 1000
Typically offered: fall and spring
Credit hours: 3
Recommended for first- and second-year students who are interested in a professional career in healthcare.

In this course, students will gain a wider and deeper understanding of the variety of health professions and how to prepare for them. Students will explore the human side of healthcare, including professionalism, ethical behaviors, healthcare disparities, cross-cultural care, and collaboration. After completing the course, students will have the option to gain real-world experience in a healthcare setting and earn course credit by doing a pre-health internship along with the INT reflection course.

Advancing Success on the Pre-Health Pathway

PD 2045
Typically offered: spring
Credit hours: 1
Recommended for second-year/sophomore students who are interested in a professional career in healthcare.

This mid-collegiate career education course is focused on applying, integrating and deepening knowledge of co-curricular content for pre-health students including research, continued professional development, pre-professional application preparation and understanding the benefits of experiential learning for career exploration.

With a core component of reflection, students will consider their aptitudes, strengths, weaknesses, preferences and values as they relate to health professions pathways and develop short- and long-term professional goals and parallel plans in pursuit of their intended professional pathway.

Internship Reflection Course

INT 3001-3074

This is an online reflection course intended to deepen your internship experience. Students set goals and reflect on their experiences so they can articulate their growth and learning. Students can take the course more than once.