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Physicians (medical doctors) diagnose and treat human injuries or illnesses. For more information regarding this occupation, visit the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook.​

All students declaring a biology major will take the same core and cognate classes. Students also select an emphasis based on their career goals. Each emphasis has specified classes designed to prepare you for your career path as well as directed electives that allow you to chose courses that fit your professional interests. If pursuing a career as a physician, you should choose the Biomedical Sciences emphasis. ​

Other Directed Electives
  • All CS 
  • BIOL, CHEM, GEOL, and MATH 200 and above
  • EXSS, PHYS 300 and above (hyperlinks for EACH subject – see Word file for URLs)​
  • AT 332 and 449 
  • H ED 303, 304, 305, and 415 
  • HS 201 and 301 
  • PHSC 219 
  • PSY 221, 229, 302, 331, 335, 365, 370, and 432 ​

Concord University has a partnership with the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (WVSOM) designed for students interested in pursuing a career in osteopathic medicine. Visit the WVSOM Pre-Osteopathic Medicine Program (POMP) site to learn more!​