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Dr. Gwynne D. Brown
Director of Pre-Health Programs
Forbes 3033

Prerequisite Checklist

Below are the courses offered through Christopher Newport University that will be accepted toward completing the 8 prerequisites to apply to the EVMS PA program. Only 1 of the acceptable courses listed is required to meet the prerequisite. If multiple courses listed are on the transcript, the course with the highest grade will be used in our review.

  1. Please note that 7 of 8 prerequisite courses must be completed before the EAP application deadline.
  2. All courses must be completed at Christopher Newport University with a B- or better.
  3. Pre-requisite courses must not be repeated for poor performance.

Note: Any exceptions must be approved in advance by the EVMS Admissions Directors and will not be granted retroactively.

EVMS Prerequisite Acceptable CNU Course(s)
Anatomy or A&P I

BIO 314: Human Anatomy & Physiology I

Physiology or A&P II BIO 315: Human Anatomy & Physiology II 
General or Intro Chemistry

CHEM 121: General Chemistry I
CHEM 122: General Chemistry II

Organic Chemistry or Biochemistry

CHEM 321: Organic Chemistry I
CHEM 322: Organic Chemistry II
CHEM 414: Biochemistry I
CHEM 415: Biochemistry II
CHEM 410: Survey of Biochemistry

Microbiology or Cell Biology

BIO 307: Cell Biology
BIO 301: Microbiology

Introductory Psychology

PSYC 201: Biological Basis of Behavior and Cognition
PSYC 202: Social Context of Behavior and Cognition

Upper Level Psychology course      

PSYC 207: Lifespan Development
PSYC 315: Psychology of Abnormal Behavior

College Math, Statistics or Physics

MATH 125: Statistics
PHYS 151: Intermediate Physics
PHYS 152: Intermediate Physics
PHYS 201: General Physics
PHYS 201: General Physics