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Explore Health Careers

First-Year Interest Groups

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All About the Health Careers FIG

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April French

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Students with interest in health careers will thrive in this FIG.

FIG Description:

Considering a career in health care? The Explore Health Careers FIG is for anyone exploring or preparing for a career as a physician, a dentist, an optometrist, a nurse, a pharmacist, a physician assistant, a nurse practitioner, a physical therapist, an occupational therapist, an athletic trainer, or a chiropractor. Those interested in social work, public health, or speech pathology would be welcome, too! You will have regular interaction with a pre-health advisor during your first semester, and you will take some of your key prerequisite courses alongside others who have similar interests.

Special Note:  This FIG requires a minimum math placement exam score of 3 or a minimum ACT math subscore of 23.

Hall: White 7th Floor


  • STEP 1102 - Step Into College (College of Health Sciences section)
  • PSYC 1000 - General Psychology
  • LIFE 1010 - General Biology - Lab
  • Optional but recommended: CHEM 1020
*You will be able to add an additional 1 or 2 courses to your schedule when you meet with an advisor during orientation in June.

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