Jun 13, 2024  
2008 Summer Sessions Bulletin 
2008 Summer Sessions Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

Preprofessional Studies

Premedical/Prehealth Studies Program

The Premed/Prehealth Studies Program at Hofstra prepares students for graduate level work in health profession schools, including medicine, dentistry, osteopathy, podiatry, veterinary medicine and optometry. Generally, health profession schools seek students with a broad educational background, a strong foundation in the natural sciences, highly developed communication skills, and a solid background in the social sciences and humanities. For more information contact Prehealth Adviser Ellen C. Miller at (516) 463-6770. Hofstra offers the following courses during the summer sessions:

Biology (NS) Introductory Cell Biology and Genetics (BIO 11)
  (NS) Animal Form and Function (BIO 12)
  Human Anatomy and Physiology I (BIO 103)
  Human Anatomy and Physiology II (BIO 105)
Chemistry General and Inorganic Chemistry (CHEM 3A or 4A)
  General and Inorganic Chemistry Lab (CHEM 3B or 4B)
  Elements of Organic Chemistry (CHEM 131A or 132A)
  Elements of Organic Chemistry Lab (CHEM 131B or 132B)
Physics Elementary Physics (PHYS 1A or 2A)
  Elementary Physics Lab (PHYS 1B or 2B)
  General Physics (PHYS 11A or 12A)
  General Physics Lab (PHYS 11B or 12B)



The Prelaw Program at Hofstra is designed to provide students with the background and training needed for admission to law school. Students considering the legal profession as a career may be interested in these courses available over the summer in the following departments: Accounting, Economics, English, History, Legal Studies in Business, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Speech Communication, Rhetoric and Performance Studies.