Pre-Medicine

Associate in Arts
Transfer Degree
Cost
$11,608*

Build toward medical school success

Get in-depth in med school subjects

Start your journey toward medical school with an affordable and comprehensive associate degree in Pre-Medicine from the College of Lake County.

This 2-year degree prepares you for the rigors of a bachelor’s degree program as well as the medical school curriculum. In addition to general education courses, you complete introductory classes in biology, chemistry and physics. At graduation, you’re ready to continue your education and succeed at the next level.

What can you do with an A.A. in Pre-Medicine?

The Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree in Pre-Medicine prepares you to transfer and complete a bachelor’s degree in biology, chemistry, physics or related fields, which prepares you for these careers.

Highlights

  • Financial Aid/Scholarships Available

    Based on need and/or achievement. Explore ways to pay for college.
  • Transfer Degree

    Save on your first 2 years and transfer your credits to the 4-year school of your choice.
  • Program Length: 2 Years

    Full-time students finish in 2 years.

Career Outlook

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A College & Career Navigator (CCN) is ready to answer your questions and assist with your application, academic program selection, class enrollment and connecting you with resources as needed, making your journey at CLC smoother.

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Recommended Pathway

This pathway serves as a guide for students to complete the degree or certificate assuming full-time enrollment (registered in 12 or more credit hours per semester) with Semester 1 typically representing a Fall term. Students are strongly encouraged to meet with their College and Career Navigator (CCN) to identify coursework that will meet degree requirements based on individual academic goals. For a more inclusive list of course options, see the college catalog.

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  • Credit for prior learning available
  • Dual credit options available
  • Global citizenship
  • Online/Virtual options available
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    CLC 120 2
    BIO 161 4
    CHM 121 5
    ENG 121 3
    • Course Code CLC 120
      Course Title
      Credits 2
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code BIO 161
      Course Title
      Credits 4
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code CHM 121
      Course Title
      Credits 5
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code ENG 121
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    BIO 162 4
    CHM 123 5
    ENG 122 3
    MTH 145 5
    MTH 222 4
    • Course Code BIO 162
      Course Title
      Credits 4
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code CHM 123
      Course Title
      Credits 5
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code ENG 122
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code MTH 145
      Course Title
      Credits 5
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code MTH 222
      Course Title
      Credits 4
      Course Highlights
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    PHI 125 3
    PSY 121 3
    • Course Code PHI 125
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code PSY 121
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    ART 121 3
    BIO 127 3
    BIO 149 3
    HUM 127 3
    PHY 121 5
    • Course Code ART 121
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code BIO 127
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code BIO 149
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code HUM 127
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code PHY 121
      Course Title
      Credits 5
      Course Highlights
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    ANT 221 3
    CMM 121 3
    PHY 122 5
    SOC 121 3
    • Course Code ANT 221
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code CMM 121
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code PHY 122
      Course Title
      Credits 5
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code SOC 121
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights

Total Credit Hours

65

Learn how CLC helps you transfer

Start at CLC and continue with a 4-year school to earn your bachelor's degree. CLC has partnerships with many colleges and universities, covering a wide range of programs.

Our Guaranteed Transfer Partnerships (GTAs) with a select number of schools guarantee admission to students who meet specific criteria.



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Pre-Medicine at CLC

Get the bigger picture

This transfer degree is just one possible way to study medicine. Get the bigger picture—degrees, credentials and extra options.

View the Pre-Medice program overview

Frequently asked questions

*Cost includes tuition and other fees, including books and materials before financial aid is applied, such as grants, loans or scholarships. There are many opportunities for financial assistance at CLC. Learn more about Cost of Attendance.

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