Sample Curriculum of pre-requisite courses for
Podiatry @ Gustavus
BIO 101 Principles of Biology
CHE 107 Principles of Chemistry
BIO 102 Organismal Biology
CHE 141 Organic Chemistry I
MCS 121 or 118/119
CHE 251 Organic Chemistry II (recommended)
BIO 118 (BIO-201 and 202 if planning to take BIO-380 instead)
CHE 258 Inorganic Chem. I
PHY 120/121 or PHY 122/121
PHY 170/171 or PSY 172/171
The courses listed above show what a representative Podiatry program may look like; however pre-requisite requirements vary between institutions. Be sure to check with the schools to which you are interested in applying to determine their specific requirements.
Choosing a Major
Choosing a major requires forethought and introspection. The major you choose should be any area of study that interests you. Podiatry Programs do not admit students based upon their major. However, you must complete their pre-requisite academic and extracurricular requirements.
Gain experience and earn credit in a health career by doing a January Interim Career Exploration or a Semester Internship. Search opportunities by clicking gustiejobs
Different ways to gain experience in the medical field may include:
January Interim Career Exploration
Interaction with physicians AND patients
Study and travel experience
It is important to show a pattern of commitment to service “the distance traveled”.
Updated 11/2/2010 JMV