The University of Texas at Rio Grande Valley

All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of “C” or better.

Life Sciences

Subject Credit Hours The University of Texas at Rio Grande Valley
Courses That Meet Requirements
General Biology with lab 4 BIOL 1406
General Microbiology with lab 4 BIOL 2321/2121
Genetics 3 BIOL 3303
Animal Nutrition 3 NUTR 2315 (must be taken at UTRGV)

Chemistry/Statistics/Physics

Subject Credit Hours The University of Texas at Rio Grande Valley
Courses That Meet Requirements
Inorganic Chemistry with lab 8 CHEM 1311/1111 and 1312/1112
Organic Chemistry with lab 8 CHEM 2323/2123 and 2325/2125
Biochemistry (must be lecture hours only) 3 CHEM 3301
Statistics 3 STAT 3301
Physics with lab 8 PHYS 1401 & 1402

Non-Science

Subject Credit Hours The University of Texas at Rio Grande Valley
Courses That Meet Requirements
English 6 Any 2 English courses
Communications/Public Speaking 3 COMM 1315 or 1318

Please refer to The University of Texas at Rio Grande Valley Catalog for current course descriptions.


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