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Coursework

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The following prerequisite course names and numbers are offered at CSUSM. Requirements vary among individual schools and are subject to change. Please check each school you intend to apply.

HUMAN ANATOMY/PHYSIOLOGY: (1 semester with Lab)
BIOL 175/176 "Intro to Human Anatomy & Physiology I/II + Lab"; or
BIOL 177/178 "Intro to Human Anatomy & Physiology I/II  + Lab for Kinesiology"
**Equivalents can also be completed at a community college

STATISTICS:
BIOL 215 "Biostatistics"; or
PSYC 220 "Introductory Statistics in Psychology"; or
MATH 242 "Intro to Statistics"

PHYSICS: (1 or 2 semesters with Lab)
PHYS 101/102 "Intro to Physics I/II + Lab"

SOCIAL/BEHAVIORAL/SOCIAL SCIENCES/HUMANITIES:
PSYC 100 "Intro to Psychology" 
SOC 101 "Intro to Sociology"
ANTH 200 "Cultural Anthropology"

DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY (Must cover life cycle from birth to death): 
PSYC 210 "Developmental Psychology"; or
HD 101 "Human Development over the Lifespan"; or
PSYC 330 "Developmental Psychology: Infancy & Childhood"; and
PSYC 348 "Developmental Psychology: Adolescence"; and
PSYC 356 "Developmental Psychology: Adulthood & Aging"

ABNORMAL PERSONALITY OR ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY: (1 course)
PSYC 334 "Psychology of Personality"; or
PSYC 336 "Abnormal Psychology" 

MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY: (1 course)
**Check with your local community college for a medical terminology course.