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Health science major??

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by Joseph.ny, Mar 14, 2007.

  1. Joseph.ny

    Joseph.ny Junior Member
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    Many people in my school change to health science majors as a backup plan. Does anybody have any advice toward this plan?? I am thinking about changing it but I don't know if I should focus on my premed study or change it...
     
  2. HumbleMD

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    :confused: What's a health sciences major? Is it for nurses or something? You want to have a well-rounded experience in undergrad, not just a bunch of pre-med and science courses.
     
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    Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and any other science major can be considered "a bunch of pre-med and science courses"

    Health science is a very broad subject. I think you may be able to choose a partcular concentration for this major (such as pre-med, community health, etc.) It's pretty much used as a stepping stone for those wanting to enter graduate study in healthcare.

    I am not sure of there are any great and exciting jobs out there for people with just an undergraduate degree, but honestly, the same can be said for most majors, especially biology (which seems to be the popular choice amoung pre-meds)
     
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    In my undergrad, the Health Sciences major is obtained through the Education department, not the Science department. It's basically a bunch of easy (so most people say) health ed classes. As a back-up, apparently, you can teach. It does not involve many (if any) upper level science classes (bio/chem/physics/etc).
     
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