Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors

Undergraduate students pursuing a degree through the College of Medicine – Tucson have access to our world-class faculty and facilities. The following majors are offered by, or in collaboration with, our basic science departments.

Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences in Physiology and Medical Sciences (Physiology Major). This degree is offered through the Department of Physiology at the College of Medicine – Tucson. Four available areas of emphasis include physiology, medical sciences, exercise and extreme physiology, and physiological research and innovation.

Emergency Medical Services
Bachelor of Science in Emergency Medical Services (EMS). This degree is offered through the Department of Emergency Medicine at the College of Medicine – Tucson and is available for those who are certified paramedics.

MEDICINE (now enrolling) 
Bachelor of Science in Medicine. This degree is offered through the College of Medicine – Tucson. Four available areas of emphasis include medical technology, basic medical sciences, medicine and society, and integrative and practice-based medicine.

Undergraduate Non-Degree Programs and Courses

Get clinical experience (and academic credit) through these College of Medicine – Tucson courses and programs! The A Center is also a great resource for undergraduates interested in applying to medical school.

Focusing Research on the Border Area (FRONTERA) Border Health Scholars Program
FRONTERA Border Health Scholars is a 10-week summer program that gives you the chance to explore public health disparities in the U.S.-Mexico Border Region. Undergraduate and graduate students are welcome. Get practical, hands-on research experience in research, and build relationships with experienced scientists, researchers and public health professionals.

Fostering and Achieving Culture Equity and Sensitivity in the Health Professions (FACES) Conversantes
FACES Conversantes connects bilingual Spanish-speaking pre-med students with health care facilities in need of medical interpreters. Earn credit from this service-learning course.

Pre-Health Integrated Experiential Learning Course
Volunteer each week at a local health care facility, while also receiving guidance from mentors and other health care professionals.

PreMD Ambassadors program
The PreMD Ambassadors program gives undergraduate students interested in medicine access to incredible resources at the College of Medicine – Tucson. PreMD Ambassadors work with the Admissions Office on a variety of projects, such as assisting with major events, participating in community service and leading tours.

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