Students who pursue pre-med coursework are training for their further education in the medical field. In addition to a focus on scientific studies such as biology and organic chemistry, this area of study generally lays the groundwork for many different careers in medicine.
Pre-med study prepares students for graduate work in the medical field that will lead to a medical doctor designation. There are undergraduate course requirements such as biology, neuroscience, physics, and chemistry that are considered pre-med courses.
Drury University has excellent programs for students interested in allopathic medicine (M.D.) and osteopathic medicine (D.O.). Both types of medical schools require appli
About the Pre-Medicine Program
Drury University has excellent programs for students interested in allopathic medicine (M.D.) and osteopathic medicine (D.O.). Both types of medical schools require applicants to take the MCAT.
The time required to graduate from medical school is the same. Both types of medical students are eligible for the same internships and residencies. Unlike a traditional allopathic doctor, osteopathic doctors are trained in Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment and have a holistic approach to training. Requirements beyond core classes include BIOL 320: Vertebrate Physiology, BIOL 322: Advanced Genetics, CHEM 336: Biochemistry, and CHEM 208: Analytical Chemistry....