Subject: Interdepartmental Studies
Course Number: 499
Course Title: Preparing for Health Professions School
Min units: 3 Max units: 4
Department: Preventive And Restorative Dental Sciences
Additional (School) Department: (Pharmacy) Clinical Pharmacy, (Graduate Division) Biochemistry And Molecular Biology Program
Course Description: This program prepares students from disadvantaged backgrounds for matriculation to professional schools. UCSF faculty lead classes on health disparities, ethics, cultural sensitivity, and care for underserved communities and serve as mentors for students. Students develop skills for future success in professional schools including MCAT/DAT preparation. Students develop research skills and lead seminars on health topics. Students take science classes at UCB-Extension.
Restrictions: 1. Students must be accepted into a UCSF Post Baccalaureate Program (medicine, dentistry, pharmacy). 2. Students must have a Bachelorâ€™s Degree.
Quarter(s) Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
Graduate Division course: No
Is this a web-based online course? No
Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? Yes
Repeat course for credit? No