Prerequisite Courses

Prerequisite Course Name

GVSU Course Equivalent

Anatomy and Physiology Option A or 

BMS 208 AND BMS 290 AND BMS 309

Anatomy and Physiology Option B

BMS 250 AND BMS 251


MOV 300


PSY 303

Lifespan development psychology

PSY 364


- Foundations of Behavioral Neuroscience

- Neuropsychology

- Neuroanatomy


- PSY 330 OR

- PSY 431 OR

- BMS 427


STA 215

One elective from psychology, sociology, anthropology, public health, or related fields (200 level or higher)


At the time of application, all prerequisite courses must have been taken within the past 5 years. Read more detailed information about the 5 year prerequisite requirement.

Overall Prerequisite Academic Requirement
A student must have a total GPA of 3.0 or higher for the above or equivalent prerequisite courses.

Individual Prerequisite Course Requirements
Each prerequisite course must be completed with a grade of "C" or higher.
A prerequisite course may only be retaken one time. The highest grade received will be recorded when calculating admission requirements

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