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Prehealth Coursework

Baylor University's Office of Prehealth Studies offers elective coursework specifically geared toward students pursuing careers in health professions. It is highly recommended that students in any of our Prehealth Programs take these classes. We offer the following coursework depending on the semester:

  • PHP 1105 - Foundations of Medicine: A broad survey of the premedical studies, the preparation for medical school admission, and the medical profession.
  • PHP 1106 - Introduction to the Health Professions: An introduction to the health professions; the nature of the medical and dental arts; educational skills and basic survival skills in the healthcare professions; overview of graduate level study in health related professions. (Cross-listed with MH 1106)
  • PHP 2101 - Foundations of Medical Research: A course to prepare students for medical research.
  • PHP 2105 - Premedical Professional Development: Professionalism within healthcare including appropriate personal attributes and expectations, integrity, interpersonal communication, and self-appraisal. (Prerequisite(s): Sophomore standing and completion of either PHP 1105 or PHP/MH 1106 with a grade of "B" or higher).
  • EDP 1101: A workshop course to aid students in development of effective study and self-management skills necessary for success in all courses but with targeted emphasis on strategies for biology, chemistry, physics and mathematics.