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Pre-health Option

  • What is Pre-health?

    Many of our Health Science programs have admission requirements that must be completed prior to entering the actual program. Pre-health is the starting point for completing required prerequisites. After meeting the requirements, students may apply for admission into their desired Program of Study.

    A list of courses to fulfill the requirements can be found under each of the program names below.

  • Associate Degree Nursing

    BIOS1140* Human Anatomy with Lab and
     BIOS2130*Human Physiology with Lab
      OR  
     BIOS1210*Anatomy and Physiology I with Lab and
     BIOS1220*Anatomy and Physiology II with Lab
    BIOS1110*Biology of Microorganisms with Lab
    CHEM1050*Chemistry and the Citizen with Lab or
     CHEM1090*General Chemistry I with Lab
    SOCI1010Introduction to Sociology
    MATH1150*College Algebra or
     MATH1180*Elementary Statistics

    *  Course must have been completed within the last five years. For prerequisite course grade and Grade-Point Average requirements, please refer to the Program-Advising Sheet.

    Associate Degree Nursing (LPN to ADN Option)

    This ADN track is for those who have earned their LPN Diploma, hold an active unencumbered license and are seeking a nursing degree and RN license.

     BIOS1140* Human Anatomy with Lab and
     BIOS2130*Human Physiology with Lab
      OR  
     BIOS1210*Anatomy and Physiology I with Lab and
     BIOS1220*Anatomy and Physiology II with Lab
    BIOS1110*Biology of Microorganisms with Lab
    CHEM1050*Chemistry and the Citizen with Lab or
     CHEM1090* General Chemistry I with Lab
    FSDT1350Basic Nutrition
    ENGL1010English Composition I 
    SOCI1010Introduction to Sociology
    PSYC2960Life-span Human Development
    MATH1150*College Algebra or  
     MATH1180*Elementary Statistics

    *  Course must have been completed within the last five years. For prerequisite course grade and Grade-Point Average requirements, please refer to the Program-Advising Sheet.

    Practical Nursing

    BIOS1000*Structure and Function of the Human Body
      OR
    BIOS1140* Human Anatomy with Lab and
     BIOS2130*Human Physiology with Lab
      OR  
     BIOS1210*Anatomy and Physiology I with Lab and
     BIOS1220*Anatomy and Physiology II with Lab
    ENGL1010English Composition I
    FSDT1350Basic Nutrition
    MATH0900*Math Modules (or higher) or  
      (MATH placement score of MATH0950 or higher)

    *  Course must have been completed within the last five years. For prerequisite course grade and Grade-Point Average requirements, please refer to the Program-Advising Sheet.

    Dental Assisting

    This ADN track is for those who have earned their LPN Diploma, hold an active unencumbered license and are seeking a nursing degree and RN license.

     FSDT1350 Basic Nutrition
     PSYC1250 Interpersonal Relations or
     PSYC1810Introduction to Psychology
     SPCH1110Public Speaking or
     SPCH1090Fundamentals of Human Communication or
     SPCH2810Business and Professional Communication
     MATH0900Math Modules (or higher) or
     placement into MATH9050 or higher
     READINGPlacement Score (or higher) of one of the following - Compass 61, ACT 14
     ENGL0985Intermediate College Reading/Writing (or higher) or
      placement into ENGL1010 (or higher)

    Medical Assisting

    This ADN track is for those who have earned their LPN Diploma, hold an active unencumbered license and are seeking a nursing degree and RN license.

     BIOS1140Human Anatomy with Lab
     MEDA1210Comprehensive Medical Terminology
     MATH0900Math Modules (or higher) or
     placement into MATH9050 or higher
     READINGPlacement Score (or higher) of one of the following - Compass 61, ACT 14
     ENGL0985Intermediate College Reading/Writing (or higher) or
      placement into ENGL1010 (or higher)

    Medical Laboratory Technology

     BIOS1010General Biology with Lab
     CHEM1090General Chemistry with Lab (or higher)
    ENGL1010English Composition I
    MATH1150College Algebra (or higher)
    PSYC1810Introduction to Psychology or
     SOCI1010Introduction to Sociology or
     PSYC1250Interpersonal Relations or
     SOCI1020Diversity in Society

    Paramedic

    BIOS1140 Human Anatomy with Lab and
     BIOS2130Human Physiology with Lab
      OR  
    BIOS1210Anatomy and Physiology I with Lab and
     BIOS1220Anatomy and Physiology II with Lab
    MATH1040Business Math (or higher)
    EMTL1301EMT Part I with Lab and
     EMTL1302EMT Part II with Lab
      OR  
      (Nationally registered or Nebraska state EMT license)
     READINGPlacement Score (or higher) of one of the following - Compass 61, ACT 14 
    ENGL0985Intermediate College Reading/Writing (or higher) or
      placement score of ENGL1010 or higher

    Pharmacy Technician

     ENGL1010 English Composition I
     SPCH1110Public Speaking or
     SPCH1090Fundamentals of Human Communication or
    SPCH2810Business and Professional Communication
     MATH0900Math Modules (or higher) or
     placement into MATH0950 (or higher)

    Physical Therapist Assistant

    BIOS1140*Human Anatomy with Lab and
     BIOS2130*Human Physiology with Lab
     OR
     BIOS1210*Anatomy and Physiology I with Lab and
     BIOS1220*Anatomy and Physiology II with Lab
    ENGL1010English Composition I 
    MATH1150College Algebra (or higher)
    PSCY1810Introduction to Psychology (or higher)
    SPCH1110Public Speaking or
     SPCH1090Fundamentals of Human Communication or
     SPCH2810Business and Professional Communication
    HLTH1060Comprehensive Medical Terminology

    * Course must have been completed within the last five years. For prerequisite course grade and Grade-Point Average requirements, please refer to the Program-Advising Sheet.

    Radiologic Technology

    BIOS1140 Human Anatomy with Lab and
     BIOS2130Human Physiology with Lab 
      OR  
     BIOS1210Anatomy and Physiology I with Lab and
     BIOS1220Anatomy and Physiology II with Lab
    PHYS1150Descriptive Physics with Lab or
     PHYS1410General Physics with Lab
    ENGL1010English Composition I
    MATH1100Intermediate Algebra or
     MATH1150College Algebra or
     MATH1200Trigonometry or
     MATH1400Applied Calculus
    SOCI1010Introduction to Sociology
    SPCH1110Public Speaking or
     SPCH1090Fundamentals of Human Communication or
     SPCH2810Business and Professional Communication
    MEDA1101Basic Medical Terminology

    Respiratory Care

    BIOS1140 Human Anatomy with Lab and
     BIOS2130Human Physiology with Lab
      OR  
     BIOS1210Anatomy and Physiology I with Lab and
     BIOS1220Anatomy and Physiology II with Lab
    BIOS1110Biology of Microorganisms with Lab
    •   Chemistry with Lab
    ENGL1010English Composition I
    MATH1100Intermediate Algebra or
     MATH1150College Algebra or
     MATH1180Elementary Statistics or
     MATH1400Applied Calculus or
     MATH1600Calculus & Analytic Geometry
    SPCH1110Public Speaking or
     SPCH1090Fundamentals of Human Communication or
     SPCH2810Business and Professional Communication or
     MEDA1202Communication in Allied Health
     Medical Terminology
     PSYC2960Life-span Human Development or
     SOCI1010Introduction to Sociology or
     SOCI1020Diversity in Society or
     PSYC1810Introduction to Psychology or

    Surgical Technology

    BIOS1140 Human Anatomy with Lab and
     BIOS2130Human Physiology with Lab
      OR
     BIOS1210Anatomy and Physiology I with Lab and
     BIOS1220Anatomy and Physiology II with Lab
    BIOS1110Biology of Microorganisms with Lab
    ENGL1010English Composition I
    MATH1040Business Math (or higher)
    SPCH1110Public Speaking or
     SPCH1090Fundamentals of Human Communication or  
     SPCH2810Business and Professional Communication
    MEDA1101Basic Medical Terminology
    MEDA1407Medical Calculations
    PSYC1810Introduction to Psychology or
     SOCI1010Introduction to Sociology or
     PSYC1250Interpersonal Relations
    BIOS1140* Human Anatomy with Lab and
     BIOS2130*Human Physiology with Lab
      OR  
     BIOS1210*Anatomy and Physiology I with Lab and
     BIOS1220*Anatomy and Physiology II with Lab
    BIOS1110*Biology of Microorganisms with Lab
    CHEM1050*Chemistry and the Citizen with Lab or
     CHEM1090*General Chemistry I with Lab
    SOCI1010Introduction to Sociology
    MATH1150*College Algebra or
     MATH1180*Elementary Statistics

    *  Course must have been completed within the last five years. For prerequisite course grade and Grade-Point Average requirements, please refer to the Program-Advising Sheet.

    This ADN track is for those who have earned their LPN Diploma, hold an active unencumbered license and are seeking a nursing degree and RN license.

     BIOS1140* Human Anatomy with Lab and
     BIOS2130*Human Physiology with Lab
      OR  
     BIOS1210*Anatomy and Physiology I with Lab and
     BIOS1220*Anatomy and Physiology II with Lab
    BIOS1110*Biology of Microorganisms with Lab
    CHEM1050*Chemistry and the Citizen with Lab or
     CHEM1090* General Chemistry I with Lab
    FSDT1350Basic Nutrition
    ENGL1010English Composition I 
    SOCI1010Introduction to Sociology
    PSYC2960Life-span Human Development
    MATH1150*College Algebra or  
     MATH1180*Elementary Statistics

    *  Course must have been completed within the last five years. For prerequisite course grade and Grade-Point Average requirements, please refer to the Program-Advising Sheet.

    BIOS1000*Structure and Function of the Human Body
      OR
    BIOS1140* Human Anatomy with Lab and
     BIOS2130*Human Physiology with Lab
      OR  
     BIOS1210*Anatomy and Physiology I with Lab and
     BIOS1220*Anatomy and Physiology II with Lab
    ENGL1010English Composition I
    FSDT1350Basic Nutrition
    MATH0900*Math Modules (or higher) or  
      (MATH placement score of MATH0950 or higher)

    *  Course must have been completed within the last five years. For prerequisite course grade and Grade-Point Average requirements, please refer to the Program-Advising Sheet.

    This ADN track is for those who have earned their LPN Diploma, hold an active unencumbered license and are seeking a nursing degree and RN license.

     FSDT1350 Basic Nutrition
     PSYC1250 Interpersonal Relations or
     PSYC1810Introduction to Psychology
     SPCH1110Public Speaking or
     SPCH1090Fundamentals of Human Communication or
     SPCH2810Business and Professional Communication
     MATH0900Math Modules (or higher) or
     placement into MATH9050 or higher
     READINGPlacement Score (or higher) of one of the following - Compass 61, ACT 14
     ENGL0985Intermediate College Reading/Writing (or higher) or
      placement into ENGL1010 (or higher)

    This ADN track is for those who have earned their LPN Diploma, hold an active unencumbered license and are seeking a nursing degree and RN license.

     BIOS1140Human Anatomy with Lab
     MEDA1210Comprehensive Medical Terminology
     MATH0900Math Modules (or higher) or
     placement into MATH9050 or higher
     READINGPlacement Score (or higher) of one of the following - Compass 61, ACT 14
     ENGL0985Intermediate College Reading/Writing (or higher) or
      placement into ENGL1010 (or higher)
     BIOS1010General Biology with Lab
     CHEM1090General Chemistry with Lab (or higher)
    ENGL1010English Composition I
    MATH1150College Algebra (or higher)
    PSYC1810Introduction to Psychology or
     SOCI1010Introduction to Sociology or
     PSYC1250Interpersonal Relations or
     SOCI1020Diversity in Society
    BIOS1140 Human Anatomy with Lab and
     BIOS2130Human Physiology with Lab
      OR  
    BIOS1210Anatomy and Physiology I with Lab and
     BIOS1220Anatomy and Physiology II with Lab
    MATH1040Business Math (or higher)
    EMTL1301EMT Part I with Lab and
     EMTL1302EMT Part II with Lab
      OR  
      (Nationally registered or Nebraska state EMT license)
     READINGPlacement Score (or higher) of one of the following - Compass 61, ACT 14 
    ENGL0985Intermediate College Reading/Writing (or higher) or
      placement score of ENGL1010 or higher
     ENGL1010 English Composition I
     SPCH1110Public Speaking or
     SPCH1090Fundamentals of Human Communication or
    SPCH2810Business and Professional Communication
     MATH0900Math Modules (or higher) or
     placement into MATH0950 (or higher)
    BIOS1140*Human Anatomy with Lab and
     BIOS2130*Human Physiology with Lab
     OR
     BIOS1210*Anatomy and Physiology I with Lab and
     BIOS1220*Anatomy and Physiology II with Lab
    ENGL1010English Composition I 
    MATH1150College Algebra (or higher)
    PSCY1810Introduction to Psychology (or higher)
    SPCH1110Public Speaking or
     SPCH1090Fundamentals of Human Communication or
     SPCH2810Business and Professional Communication
    HLTH1060Comprehensive Medical Terminology

    * Course must have been completed within the last five years. For prerequisite course grade and Grade-Point Average requirements, please refer to the Program-Advising Sheet.

    BIOS1140 Human Anatomy with Lab and
     BIOS2130Human Physiology with Lab 
      OR  
     BIOS1210Anatomy and Physiology I with Lab and
     BIOS1220Anatomy and Physiology II with Lab
    PHYS1150Descriptive Physics with Lab or
     PHYS1410General Physics with Lab
    ENGL1010English Composition I
    MATH1100Intermediate Algebra or
     MATH1150College Algebra or
     MATH1200Trigonometry or
     MATH1400Applied Calculus
    SOCI1010Introduction to Sociology
    SPCH1110Public Speaking or
     SPCH1090Fundamentals of Human Communication or
     SPCH2810Business and Professional Communication
    MEDA1101Basic Medical Terminology
    BIOS1140 Human Anatomy with Lab and
     BIOS2130Human Physiology with Lab
      OR  
     BIOS1210Anatomy and Physiology I with Lab and
     BIOS1220Anatomy and Physiology II with Lab
    BIOS1110Biology of Microorganisms with Lab
    •   Chemistry with Lab
    ENGL1010English Composition I
    MATH1100Intermediate Algebra or
     MATH1150College Algebra or
     MATH1180Elementary Statistics or
     MATH1400Applied Calculus or
     MATH1600Calculus & Analytic Geometry
    SPCH1110Public Speaking or
     SPCH1090Fundamentals of Human Communication or
     SPCH2810Business and Professional Communication or
     MEDA1202Communication in Allied Health
     Medical Terminology
     PSYC2960Life-span Human Development or
     SOCI1010Introduction to Sociology or
     SOCI1020Diversity in Society or
     PSYC1810Introduction to Psychology or
    BIOS1140 Human Anatomy with Lab and
     BIOS2130Human Physiology with Lab
      OR
     BIOS1210Anatomy and Physiology I with Lab and
     BIOS1220Anatomy and Physiology II with Lab
    BIOS1110Biology of Microorganisms with Lab
    ENGL1010English Composition I
    MATH1040Business Math (or higher)
    SPCH1110Public Speaking or
     SPCH1090Fundamentals of Human Communication or  
     SPCH2810Business and Professional Communication
    MEDA1101Basic Medical Terminology
    MEDA1407Medical Calculations
    PSYC1810Introduction to Psychology or
     SOCI1010Introduction to Sociology or
     PSYC1250Interpersonal Relations

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  • Contacts

    Michele Saucier

    Pre-health Advisor

    Southeast Community College
    8800 O Street, Room V1
    Lincoln, NE  68520

    Tel: 402-437-2688

    msaucier@southeast.edu

     
    Michele Saucier
    Pre-health Advisor
    Southeast Community College
    8800 O Street, Room V1
    Lincoln, NE  68520