Pre-Medicine Transfer Track
  • Associate of Arts (AA) or Associate of Science (AS)

Begin your pursuit of dental school, medical school, pharmacy school or physical therapy school at FVCC with high-quality classes taught by world-class faculty. At FVCC, students are able to build the solid science and math foundation required for entrance into post-baccalaureate professional health care programs around the country.

Attributes of Successful Professional Health Care Program Candidates

  • Completion of a bachelor’s degree
  • Strong math and science skills
  • Ability to maintain high academic standards under rigorous demands
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Opportunities in Montana

Montana residents are served by the WWAMI program. WWAMI is a cooperative educational program with the University of Washington School of Medicine and the states of Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana, and Idaho. After completing a bachelor’s degree, Montana students spend their first year of medical school at Montana State University – Bozeman. Learn more about the WWAMI program at

Transfer Tips

FVCC students preparing to transfer should work closely with an advisor to customize a course of study based on their transfer goals. Students should also become familiar with transfer school programs, as it is the student’s responsibility to check with each transfer school in order to determine specific prerequisite courses and equivalencies. In addition to general education requirements, Professional Health Care Transfer Track students typically take the following courses at FVCC prior to transferring:

Course NumberCourse Title
COMX 111Public Speaking
BIOB 160Principles of Living Systems
BIOB 170Principles of Biological Diversity
BIOB 171Principles of Biological Diversity Lab
BIOM 250Microbiology for Health Sciences
BIOB 275General Genetics
BIOB 260Cell and Molecular Biology
BCH 280Biochemistry
BCH 281Biochemistry Lab
BIOH 201Anatomy and Physiology I
BIOH 211Anatomy and Physiology II
CHMY 141College Chemistry I
CHMY 143College Chemistry II
CHMY 221Organic Chemistry I
CHMY 223Organic Chemistry II
M 162 or M 171Applied Calculus or Calculus I
STAT 216Introduction to Statistics
PHSX 205College Physics I
PHSX 207College Physics II

Student Support Center Advisor

Russ Lamson

LRC 129

(406) 756-3885
Faculty Advisor

Dr. David Long

RH 109

(406) 756-3895

For general information, contact the Admissions office: (406) 756-3847.