Kenmore, Washington campus
2 years, full-time
The Pre-Med track is the best choice if you plan to pursue a graduate education in any area of biomedical studies including naturopathic medicine, conventional medicine, nutrition, acupuncture and East Asian medicine, nursing or physical therapy.
The Pre-med track in the Bachelor of Science in Health Psychology program prepares students to pursue graduate studies in biomedical fields, including naturopathic and conventional medicine, nursing, nutrition, acupuncture and East Asian medicine, and physical or occupational therapy.
This track, with a dual emphasis on basic biological sciences and psychology, provides a health psychology education within the framework of medical science. If you are seeking a pre-med degree, this is the track for you. With a few additional courses, you are also eligible to take a summer massage intensive training program.
The curriculum also enables you to double-major in Bastyr's other undergraduate programs in nutrition, herbal sciences, and exercise science and wellness. You will have the opportunity for in-depth exploration of spirituality and health within the context of various belief systems.
Entering undergraduates must have at least a 2.75 cumulative GPA with a grade of C or better in basic proficiency and science requirement courses. Exceptional applicants who do not meet this minimum requirement will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Prior to enrolling, students must have completed 90 quarter credits (60 semester credits), including a minimum number of credits in specific proficiencies and general education requirements. Students may apply to the program while completing prerequisite coursework.
Want to know which classes fulfill these prerequisites? Check these lists:
The curriculum tables below list the tentative schedule of courses each quarter. Next to each course are the number of credits per course (Crdt.), the lecture hours each week (Lec.), the lab/clinic hours each week (L/C) and the total contact hours for the course over the entire quarter (Tot).
The Bachelor of Science in Health Psychology program follows the American Psychological Association expected learning outcomes for undergraduate education:
The attached PDF is the proposed curriculum for students starting in Fall 2017. Please note that changes to the curriculum may still occur before the start of the Fall 2017 academic year. For the 2016-2017 course catalog, click here.