Department of Prehealth: Pre-Naturopathic

Prepare Yourself.

According to the Association of Accredited Naturopathic Medical colleges (AANMC), naturopathic medicine “utilizes the most natural, least invasive and least toxic therapies to treat illness and to promote wellness by viewing the body as an integrated whole.” Students who are interested in naturopathic medicine will be able to obtain the courses to be accepted to a Schools of Naturopathic Medicine.  The following courses are required by many schools:

  • BI 111 General Biology: Cells and Genes
  • BI 220 Human Anatomy and Physiology (8 credits)
  • CH 135 General Chemistry I 
  • CH 137 General Chemistry II
  • CH 216 Organic Chemistry I
  • BI 342 Biochemistry I
  • EN 111 Composition I: Rhetorical Discourse
  • EN 112 Composition II: Rhetorical Argument
  • PY 101 General Psychology
  • PY 208 Lifespan Development

Valuable resources for applicants to schools of naturopathic medicine

Central Application Service

Additional Information:
Association of Accredited Naturopathic Medical Colleges 
American Association of Naturopathic Physicians 

Contact

Darrin Smith, Ph.D., Professor; Dean of the College of Science and Health
P: 816-501-3655 / E: darrin.smith@avila.edu

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