Living Learning Community                Pre Med
Pre-Med LLC

 

1. Mission

 

The Pre-Med LLC Program is designed to assist UNF students in establishing a support network within the university and the community in order to improve student success in and out of the classroom, while simultaneously developing competitive candidates for admission to professional schools in the medical field.

 

2. Program Goals

  • Develop academic skills that will foster continued student success
  • Facilitate networking skills between students and professionals in the medical profession
  • Provide a support network to improve successful transition to UNF
  • Improve student academic success and social wellness
  • Inform students of the level of academic rigor required for a career in the medical fields
  • Provide support and guidance for success on professional school admissions exams
  • Provide support and guidance for successfully assembling competitive professional school applications

 

3. Applicable Majors include:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Any student interested in a bio medically-related professional program, including Medicine, Pharmacy, Dentistry, or Optometry 

 

4. Community initiatives:

  • Professional panel
  • Science course support
  • Career knowledge
  • Tutor support
  • Faculty and Graduate Student office hours on site
  • Faculty involvement
  • Internship and volunteer opportunities with Mayo Clinic, Shands Hospitals and St. Vincent’s Hospitals for Pre-Medical students
  • Internship and volunteer opportunities with professionals and clinics for Pre-Pharmacy, Pre-Dental, Pre-Optometry and Pre-Veterinary students

 

5. Participation Expectation:

LLC students must enroll in General Biology 1 (BSC 1010C) for Fall 2014. There are two options: 

          1.  BSC 1010C choose from one of two lab sections (CRN 81398 or CRN 82826)

               or
          2. Honors BSC 1010C is strongly encouraged for Honors eligible students (CRN 83010)

 

and

 

Students must also enroll in BSC 2992 (CRN 82355). This is 1 credit hour pass/fail course which takes place weekly with other Pre-Med LLC members on Thursday evenings starting at 6:00 PM. 

Students are recommended to also take General Chemistry I or College Algebra during Fall 2014.

 

Location – Osprey Cove
Capacity – up to 25 students
Click Here to Apply for the 2014-2015 Academic Year!


This program is in collaboration with the Department of Biology and Housing and Residence Life.