Feb 09, 2023  
2022-2023 Bulletin 
2022-2023 Bulletin

Biology, Pre-Health Professions Option, B.S.

The Biology curriculum provides student with the necessary requirements to gain admission into Medical, Dental, Optometry, Physical Therapy, Physician’s Assistant, and Public Health programs. Any student interested in entering a health professions program after graduation from Tuskegee University should consult with the Pre-Medical Coordinator and with the Graduate and Health Professions Advisor. Housed in the Biology Department and coordinated by Biology Department Faculty and Staff is the Pre-Health Careers Advisory Program (PHCAP). Students are advised to attend PHCAP sponsored forums focusing on topics relevant to preparing for health careers. Students applying to health professional schools are advised to submit applications to PHCAP. The Coordinator and the PHCAP Committee review applications, edit personal statements, conduct interviews, and mail completed student application packets to the appropriate health professional schools.

General Education Competencies

Creative Expression:

Computational, Informational, and Technological Skills:

Problem Solving and Critical Thinking:

First Year

Second Year

Third Year

Fourth Year


Total: 14


  • BIOL Elective Credits: 3 #
  • Free Elective Credits: 3
  • Free Elective Credits: 3
  • Free Elective Credits: 3

Total: 12


# Minimum grade of “C” required in ALL Biology courses