The requirements for admission to the schools and colleges of optometry, pharmacy, physical therapy, nursing, medical technology, etc. vary. However, in all schools, emphasis is placed on mathematics, physics, chemistry and biology. Some schools require additional courses, such as psychology, social sciences, literature, philosophy and foreign language. The student should write to the school or college of his choice for information on specific requirements. For further information on a career in other health sciences, and for assistance in planning a course of study, contact the pre-professional advisor.
Within a sound liberal arts curriculum, Hillsdale College has included basic courses preparing students for graduate study or entrance into professional schools. The student planning such specialized study should consult the advisor in his particular field of interest for an outline of required subjects and should also consult the catalog of the institution at which he intends to continue his studies. Though requirements are fairly uniform within a given field, they do vary somewhat among professional and graduate schools.
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