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University of Tennessee, Knoxville    
 
    
 
  Nov 22, 2017
 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Arts and Sciences Exploratory Program – Pre-Professional Track


The College of Arts and Sciences Pre-Professional Exploratory program is designed for students who are deciding among one or more pre-health majors in the College. It allows students to explore major options as well as make progress toward graduation through the completion of general education courses. Exploratory students are required to meet with their advisor every semester.

All full-time, degree-seeking UT Knoxville students who first entered Fall 2013 or later must transition out of the exploratory track into a major no later than the end of their fourth tracking semester. Transfer students with less than 45 hours of transferrable work who are admitted as exploratory students must transition out of the exploratory track into a major no later than the end of their second full semester at UT.

Requirements for the Arts and Sciences Exploratory Major – Pre-Professional Track (Medical Laboratory Science, Dentistry, Medicine, Pharmacy, Veterinary Medicine)


COURSE SUBJECT AND TITLE HRS ADVISING NOTES MILESTONES
TERM ONE 

Select one of the following first-year seminars: FYS 101 , FYS 129 , BCPP 102 , COUN 205 , COUN 212 , INPG 100 , UNHO 101 

 

1

 

 
  • Completion of at least 12 credit hours
     
 
 
 
 
 
 

COMMUNICATING THROUGH WRITING (WC)

ENGL 101 * or ENGL 102 *
OR ENGL 121 * or ENGL 131 *
OR ENGL 118 *
OR ENGL 198 * (for Chancellor's Honors Program students only)

 

3

 

SAT/ACT/EPE and AP/dual enrollment credit determines placement in English Composition.

QUANTITATIVE REASONING (QR)

 

3-4

 

Option A
MATH 125 *

 

Option B
MATH 141 * or MATH 147 *
OR MATH 151 *

 
 

NATURAL SCIENCE (NS)

BIOL 150 * or BIOL 158 * and
BIOL 159 * or BIOL 167 *

 5  

NATURAL SCIENCE (NS)

CHEM 120 * or CHEM 128 *

4

 

CHEM 120 * has a prerequisite of MATH 119  or Math ACT 25.

TERM TWO   

COMMUNICATING THROUGH WRITING (WC)

ENGL 102 *
OR ENGL 131 * or ENGL 132 *
OR ENGL 298 * (for Chancellor's Honors Program students only)

 

 3

Students who complete ENGL 118 * with a B or higher may complete the English composition requirement by taking ENGL 102 *, a sophomore English course, or ENGL 355 *.

  • ENGL 101 * or equivalent
     
  • Complete with C or better an additional course from BIOL 150 * or CHEM 120 * (or equivalent)

QUANTITATIVE REASONING (QR)

3-4

STAT 201 * is required for pre-pharmacy.

NATURAL SCIENCE (NS)

BIOL 160 * or BIOL 168 *

3

 

NATURAL SCIENCE (NS)

CHEM 130 * or CHEM 138 *

4

 

General Elective

0-1

 
TERM THREE

BIOL 240  

4

 
  • ENGL 102 * or equivalent
     
  • Quantitative Reasoning course
     
  • Complete with C
    or better an
    additional course
    from BIOL 150 *
    or BIOL 160 * (or equivalent)

CHEM 260  or CHEM 268  

3

 

COMMUNICATING ORALLY (OC)

3

 

ARTS AND HUMANITIES (AH) OR SOCIAL SCIENCE (SS)

3

 

FOREIGN LANGUAGE

3

Intermediate foreign language satisfies the CULTURES & CIVILIZATION (CC) requirement.

For more information on specific health professions programs, see Arts & Sciences Pre-Health.