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Calculus 2 Required or not required for MED SCHOOL?

IS CALC 2 Required or Not Required for Medical School?


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tacrum43

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    A few schools require a whole year of calculus (I know Harvard does), but the vast majority do not. A fair number require a year's worth of college level math as I recall, but that can be algebra if you wanted. Check the MSAR.
     
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      Only about 4 schools require cal II for matriculation to a medical school. The ones I am aware of are Duke, Harvard, Johns Hopkins and Washington University in St. Louis.

      Other than those schools I am not aware of any that require cal II. Also only about 12 other schools require Cal I. So most schools don't require any calculus at all.
       

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        From JHMI website-
        Mathematics-Calculus or Statistics, one year (6 to 8 semester hours) Advanced Placement credit for calculus, acceptable to the student?s undergraduate college, may be used in fulfillment of one semester of the Hopkins math requirement.
         

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          How is this a poll? It's not a subjective question: these days only Harvard and Wash U require calc 2, as you were already told in a similar thread. Only 16 schools require any Calc at all.

          haha. true. :thumbup:... and even for the schools that require calc, call and see how strict of a requirement this is..
           

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            A few schools require a whole year of calculus (I know Harvard does), but the vast majority do not. A fair number require a year's worth of college level math as I recall, but that can be algebra if you wanted. Check the MSAR.

            This is no longer true. Harvard does require 1 semester of Calculus to give you familiarity with derivatives, integrals, and what-not, but you don't have to take Calculus II. You do have to take a statistics course, though.
             

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              This is no longer true. Harvard does require 1 semester of Calculus to give you familiarity with derivatives, integrals, and what-not, but you don't have to take Calculus II. You do have to take a statistics course, though.

              Omg! The comment you responded to was 9 years ago
               
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                This is no longer true. Harvard does require 1 semester of Calculus to give you familiarity with derivatives, integrals, and what-not, but you don't have to take Calculus II. You do have to take a statistics course, though.
                Omg! The comment you responded to was 9 years ago

                Well at least the thread participants now know the requirements had changed... 9 years later...
                 
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