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Cal psych premed question

SBaz45SBaz45 Registered User Posts: 76 Junior Member
edited July 2011 in UC Transfers
Do the biology pre reqs for psychology at cal satisfy the biology requirements for med school?
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Replies to: Cal psych premed question

  • killmyentouragekillmyentourage Registered User Posts: 914 Member
    You would need to fulfill the entire Bio 1A/1AL & Bio 1B (also has L) for the bio portion of pre-med at Cal. Those also can be used as your required transferable Bio classes for Psych. At some CCs, this may be more than 2 classes for articulation.

    For example, at my CC, the articulation for Bio 1A & 1B is actually comprised of 4 courses. Often, this becomes confusing since a year of Bio at your CC might only consist of a Cell Biology course and an Organism Biology course, yet Cal requires you take additional classes to fulfill THEIR idea of an introductory year. However, you would need to fulfill 1A & 1B for their 2 class Psych transfer requirement, so you would have to take the 4 classes anyway to satisfy that.

    Other introductory Bio classes (like Bio 100) or Anatomy/Physiology classes won't satisfy the year of Bio required for pre-med, though some Med programs might additionally suggest A&P.

    Hope that helps.
  • SBaz45SBaz45 Registered User Posts: 76 Junior Member
    Thank you! It turns out I am satisfying the bio requirements for med school here at CC according to assist
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