Saint Mary's provides pre-professional courses of study for students who already have a strong interest in a specific career. We have programs for students pursuing a careers in a variety of disciplines including in law, 医学, 牙科, 教育, 兽医, 工程, 和更多的.
The 双学位工程课程 offers students the opportunity to spend their first three years at Saint Mary’s taking physical science, 数学, 人文学科, 以及社会科学课程. The final two years are completed at an 工程 school approved by the program’s director.
Upon completion of all academic requirements students are granted two degrees: a bachelor of arts from Saint Mary’s College and a bachelor of science in 工程 from the university they have chosen for completing the final two years of the program.
Saint Mary’s Students that are interested in 职业治疗 should consider becoming a Health Science major.
The requirements for majors have been designed to fulfill common prerequisite courses for admission into most physical therapy, 职业治疗, 以及其他相关的健康研究生项目. Because of this, the curriculum is dense and pre-requisite rich. It is imperative that students begin with a good high school preparation in 数学 and 化学 and then take college math and 化学 during their first year at SMC. Students must take a pro-active role in their course planning, working with their advisor and the Health Professions advisor, 以确保他们在轨道上.
Saint Mary’s Students that are interested in physical therapy should consider becoming a Health Science major.
The requirements for a Health Science major have been designed to fulfill common prerequisite courses for admission into most physical therapy, 职业治疗, 以及其他相关的健康研究生项目. Because of this, the curriculum is dense and pre-requisite rich. It is imperative that students begin with a good high school preparation in 数学 and 化学 and then take college math and 化学 during their first year at SMC. Students must take a pro-active role in their course planning, working with their advisor and the Health Professions advisor, 以确保他们在轨道上.
The general course requirements for students interested in 牙科 are the same as for pre-medical students and should be completed prior to taking the Dental Admission Test (DAT). Each pre-dental student should plan his/her curriculum through close consultation with his/her academic advisor and the Health Professions Advisor.
The Association of American Law 学校 and the Law School 招生 Council (LSAC) do not recommend any specific undergraduate major or program for students planning to study law however the three general aspects of 教育 stressed are: Interpretive and expressive mastery of language, 对人类制度和价值观的批判性理解, 以及解决问题和分析问题的能力.
法律 studies demand liberal artistry of the kind Saint Mary’s College promotes throughout its curriculum, 但也许最直接的是积分计划. For more information about the right pre-law major for you visit Saint Mary’s pre-law advisor, 位于职业发展中心. 信息, 还有关于, specific law schools and the Law School 招生 Test (LSAT) are available at the Center.
传统上, Saint Mary’s students intending to enter the medical profession have majored in biology or 化学. 然而, medical schools give equal consideration to students with any major, as long as students have completed the prerequisite coursework. Thus each student should consider such factors as personal interest, 资质, 以及选择专业时的职业目标.
无论选择什么专业, there are certain courses that are required by virtually all allopathic and osteopathic medical schools. 所有医学预科学生, 无论专业是什么, should seek counseling from the Health Professions Advisor in the 理学院 initially upon entering Saint Mary’s and thereafter on a regular basis.
Students planning to enter the field of pharmacy could follow the biology, 化学, 或者健康科学专业. Students should check the prerequisites with individual pharmacy schools in which they are interested as they do vary. Some schools of pharmacy allow students to enroll after 3 years of pre-professional 教育. Pre-pharmacy students should consult closely with the Health Professions Advisor in the 理学院.
Students interested in pursuing 兽医 as a professional career have traditionally majored in either biology or 化学 (or a split major between these 2 disciplines) however schools of 兽医 may consider students from any major providing they have completed the prerequisite coursework.
许多兽医学校要求特定的核心课程, actual experience in the field of 兽医 or extensive experience with animals, 以及参加研究生入学考试(GRE). Students are advised to seek counseling from the Pre-Vet Advisor in the 理学院 upon entering Saint Mary’s and throughout their stay at the College.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the government employs almost a 季度 美国的.S. 劳动力，除此之外， 十分之一 美国人在非营利组织工作.
The Certificate is designed for students who are interested in making an impact through any number of public service careers, 政府内外都有. 我们的知识渊博的, approachable faculty will guide you through the fundamentals of state and urban politics, 选举, 和行动. 你会发展口语交流, 领导, 以及团队合作能力, gaining hands-on 领导 experience through your public service internship and by spearheading on-campus campaigns.