Most schools of medicine recommend that candidates complete work for the liberal arts degree before applying for admission. Candidates should consult early with the professional schools of their choice. A few highly-competent persons are admitted with a background of three years of appropriate preparation. The following programs are suggested for premedical students working toward the bachelor of science degree with a field of concentration in biology, chemistry or physics.
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.