A candidate for admission to the Clinical Perfusion Education Program at the University of Nebraska Medical Center must have successfully completed a Bachelor's Degree and the following required courses. Scores from the basic portion of the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) must also be submitted. Students should check the specific school(s), other than the University of Nebraska Medical Center, to which they intend to apply to ensure that all admission requirements are fulfilled.

Competition to gain a place in perfusion school is intense and cannot be guaranteed.

- Required Courses
- Take ONE of the following options:
- Take two courses (these two courses must be taken in sequence):
- OR take two courses:
- BIOL 215GS, Human Physiology - 4 hours
- PE 460, Gross Anatomy of Movement - 3 hours (Prereq: either PE 360 OR BIOL 225 and BIOL 226)

- Take 2 additional courses in BIOL from the following:
- BIOL 103GS, General Biology - 4 hours
- BIOL 105GS, Biology I - 4 hours
- BIOL 106GS, Biology II - 4 hours
- BIOL 211GS, Human Microbiology - 4 hours

- Take all of the following:
- CHEM 160GS, General Chemistry - 3 hours (Prereq: MATH 102GS OR Math ACT score of 20 or better OR permission of instructor)
- CHEM 160LGS, General Chemistry Laboratory - 1 hour
- CHEM 161GS, General Chemistry - 3 hours
- CHEM 161LGS, General Chemistry Laboratory - 1 hour
- ENG 101, Introduction to Academic Writing - 3 hours
- ENG 102GS, Academic Writing and Research - 3 hours
- PHYS 205GS, General Physics I - 4 hours (Prereq: MATH 102GS or MATH 103GS or MATH 115 or above OR Math ACT score of 20 or better)
- PHYS 205LGS, Physics I Laboratory - 1 hour

- Take one of the following:
- MATH 102GS, College Algebra - 3 hours
- MATH 103GS, Plane Trigonometry - 3 hours (Prereq: MATH 102GS OR Math ACT score of 22 or greater and 2 years of high school algebra)
- MATH 115, Calculus I with Analytic Geometry - 5 hours (Prereq: MATH 103GS OR Math ACT score of 23 or greater and 4 years of high school mathematics including 2 years of algebra and 1 year of geometry and a senior level pre-calculus course)
- MATH 123GS, Applied Calculus I - 3 hours (Prereq: MATH 102GS OR Math ACT score of 22 or greater and 4 years of high school mathematics including 2 years of algebra and 1 year of geometry and a senior level pre-calculus course)

- Take ONE of the following options:
- Additional electives
- Strongly Recommended
- HSCI 225, Introduction to Hematology - 2 hours (Prereq: 8 hours of BIOL or permission of instructor)
- BIOL 309, Cellular Biology - 4 hours
- BIOL 325, Medical Terminology - 1 hour
- BIOL 360, Genetics - 4 hours (Prereq: BIOL 106GS AND either BIOL 290 or BIOL 309)
- BIOL 401, Principles of Immunology - 4 hours (Prereq: either BIOL 211GS or BIOL 400 AND either BIOL 309 OR CHEM 351 and CHEM 351L OR permission of instructor)
- CHEM 250, Elementary Organic Chemistry - 4 hours
- AND CHEM 250L, Elementary Organic Chemistry Laboratory - 1 hour
- PHYS 206GS, General Physics II - 4 hours
- AND PHYS 206LGS, Physics Laboratory II - 1 hour

- Take one of the following:
- BIOL 211GS, Human Microbiology - 4 hours
- BIOL 400, Microbiology - 4 hours

13 Nov 2012

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