Maintain a minimum 3.65 cumulative GPA, and a 3.65 math/science GPA calculated at
the end of each academic year.
Minimum of 14 credit hours per semester
Complete one upper division science course each semester.
*Pre-medical course sequence may differ depending on Scholar’s major.
All math and science courses must be taken at Saint Louis University’s main campus.
Organic chemistry and physics will be taken during the academic year, unless approved
by the director of the Office of Pre-Health and Pre-Law Studies.
Medical Scholars are required to take one math course at SLU by the end of their sophomore
year, appropriate to their academic credentials; the particular course will be specified
by pre-professional health studies advisers. Students must take math through the Calculus
I level. The only transferable mathematics credit permitted is AP math coursework
from high school.
Medical Scholars are also required to complete their core curriculum requirement in
English (ENGL 1900) by the end of sophomore year. This course may be satisfied with
AP credit, transfer credit or, it may be taken at SLU. Advanced Placement and 1818 ACC/dual credit from high school may apply to courses
in this curriculum; however, 60 semester hours must be completed in residence at Saint
Louis University. AP credit and 1818 ACC/dual credit for biology, chemistry, and physics
are not accepted for Medical Scholars. These courses must be taken at Saint Louis
University. You will be allowed to make substitutions only with approval.