Courses that satisfy the prerequisite requirements at TWU and in Texas community colleges are listed below.
Courses taken outside TWU and this numbering system should be pre-approved prior to application to the program. For evaluation and approval of courses taken outside TWU please contact our Admissions Secretary at (940) 898-2807 or firstname.lastname@example.org
At the time of application, a minimum of 4 credit hours of Biological Sciences and 3 credit hours of Behavioral Sciences must be completed.
At the time of program entry, all prerequisite courses must be successfully completed
Elementary Statistics (3 semester credit hours) Frequency distributions; graphical representation, measures of central tendency and dispersion; normal curve; hypothesis testing/confidence intervals. TWU: Math 1703.
Texas Common Code: MATH 1342 (often available at community college level).
Human Anatomy and Physiology (4 – 8 semester credit hours) Functional anatomy of the muscular and nervous system, and physiology of major human organ systems. Lecture/lab (nervous system not required) TWU: Zool 2033/2031 Note: Some colleges offer separate courses in anatomy and physiology. Some offer A & P as a combined course within one semester. These alternatives usually satisfy the A & P requirement.
Texas Common Code: BIOL 2401/2402
Developmental Psychology (3 semester credit hours) Development of personality and learning across the life-span. TWU: Psych 1603 (General Psychology is usually a prerequisite to Dev. Psych)
Texas Common Code: PSYC 2312 Human Development or PSYC 2314 Lifespan Growth & Development
Abnormal Psychology (3 semester credit hours) Study of psychopathology including mood disorders and psychotic behavior, defenses, and abnormality in relationship to normal behavior. TWU: Psych 2513 (General Psychology is usually a prerequisite to Abnormal Psych).
Medical Terminology (Certification) Formal verification of successful completion of a course of study in Medical Terminology. TWU: HS 3033
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