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Department of Natural Sciences
Health-Related Professions
Pre-Cytotechnology

This curriculum is designed to meet the admission requirements of the School of Health-Related Professions at the University of Mississippi Medical Center.  All programs at the Medical Center are upper division.  Students must complete all admissions requirements before transferring.  All programs at the Medical Center have a limited class size with competitive admissions. Students should start the application process early in their sophomore year.  Students should consult the most recent Medical Center catalog when planning their schedule.  Students must have a minimum of 58 hours of transfer credit with a minimum 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.  A minimum grade of C is required on each course to be transferred.  The curriculum below leads to an Associate of Arts Degree.

First Year

First Semester Second Semester
English Composition I ENG 1113 English Composition II ENG 1123
General Chemistry I CHE 1213 General Chemistry II CHE 1223
General Chemistry Lab I CHE 1211 General Chemistry Lab II CHE 1221
Zoology I BIO 2414 Zoology II BIO 2424
   OR General Biology I BIO 1134    OR General Biology II BIO 1144
College Algebra MAT 1313 *Elective 4
Total 14 Hours Total 15 Hours


Second Year

First Semester Second Semester
Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3 Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3
Anatomy and Physiology I BIO 2514 Anatomy and Physiology II BIO 2524
Humanities Elective 3 Humanities Elective 3
Computer Applications I CSC 1123 Microbiology BIO 2924
Public Speaking I SPT 1113 Fine Arts Elective 3
Total 16 Hours Total 17 Hours

Consult with your chosen transfer college to determine changes to this curriculum. 

*Electives may consist of one 3-hour course and one 1-hour course OR they may be one 4-hour course.