Advising for Allied Health Majors
All Edmonds CC students planning on pursuing a career in health care should receive advice on their academic plan from a science faculty adviser. The information provided here is not a substitute for working with a member of the science faculty.
The Biology department at Edmonds CC offers several classes for students who plan to pursue a career in the health care professions. These courses help prepare students for a variety of programs in Dental Hygiene, Nursing, Physical Therapy, Physician's Assistant programs, Acupuncture, Chiropractic, and others. Students interested in pre-medical, pre-veterinary, or pre-dental degrees should take the classes for science majors.
|Course Number||Course Title||Quarter Offered|
|BIOL 201||Principles of Biology||Fall, Winter|
|BIOL 230||Human Anatomy & Physiology||Winter (am), Spring (evening)|
|BIOL 231||Human Anatomy & Physiology (2)||Spring (am), Summer (evening)|
All of the courses listed above require college (NOT high school) chemistry (CHEM 101 or CHEM 131, with a 2.0 or better) and most (except BIOL 201) require BIOL 201 (2.0 or better) as well.
|CHEM 101||Introduction to Chemistry||All quarters|
|CHEM 102||Introduction to Organic Chemistry||Spring quarter|
For more information about academic requirements for specific programs, see the following sites:
University of Washington Physical Therapy Program — For information on required courses needed to enter the Master of PT program at the University of Washington, click on the link for the "Master of PT," then "Requirements", then "Prerequisite Courses."