Academic Preparation

Pre-requisite Comparison Chart for the Health Professions

Most health professions require:

  • One year of general biology with lab (BILD 1, 2, 3 and upper division Bio lab)
  • One year of general chemistry with lab (Chem 6A, B, C and 7L)
  • One year of organic chemistry with lab (Chem 40A, B, C and 43A)
  • One year of physics, including labs (Physics 1A, 1AL, 1B, 1BL, 1C, 1CL or 2A, 2B, 2BL, 2C, 2CL)
  • One year of college math (usually Math 10A, B, C or Math 11 or 20 A, B, C or Math 11)

Additional requirements may include:

  • Biochemistry
  • Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Microbiology
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Foreign Language

UC San Diego Writing Requirements

Revelle HUM 1,2, 3, 4, 5
Marshall DOC 1, 2, 3
Upper division
Muir MCWP 40, 50
Warren WCWP 10A, 10B
Eleanor Roosevelt MMW 11,12,13,14,15
Upper division
Sixth CAT 1, 2, 3, 125
Upper Division Writing Requirement Check Marshall and ERC upper division writing