National College of Natural Medicine
- Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine
PCC endeavors to create accurate transfer guides for students; however, requirements and equivalencies may change without notice. Students are responsible for working with PCC advisors and advisors at their transfer institution to ensure that their academic plan will meet requirements and timelines.
This is a graduate program. Students must complete a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university.
|University Requirement||PCC Equivalent||Credits|
|1 course in College Algebra, Calculus, or math-based Statistics||MTH 111 MTH 241 or 251 or MTH 243||4-5|
|2 courses General Chemistry with lab for Science Majors||CH 221 and 222 General Chemistry||10|
2 courses in Organic Chemistry
1 course in Organic Chemistry and
1 course in Biochemistry: Must include carbonyl compounds
CH 242 & 243
CH 243 & CH 211
CH 243 includes the carbonyl compounds requirement
|2 courses in General Biology with lab for Science Majors||BI 211& 212 Principles of Biology w/lab||10|
|1 course in Physics: must cover concepts in mechanics||
1 course from PHY 101 or 201 or 211
|Humanities – 2 courses including composition||
WR 121 or 122 or 123 and1 course from ART, ENG, HUM, PHL, SP, TA, WR, or Foreign Language
|Social Sciences 2 courses including at least one course in human psychology||
1 course from ATH, EC, GEO, HST, PS, PSY, SOC1 course in PSY 215 Human Development
The prerequisites listed in the preceding
section are NCNM’s minimum academic requirements. Students are strongly encouraged to take additional courses in Biochemistry or Cellular Biology, Anatomy, Physiology, Genetics, Botany, Statistics, and Business/Marketing.
Other suggested courses that help prepare for studies at NCNM include Biomedical Ethics, Philosophy of Science, Public Speaking, Microbiology, Immunology, and Public Health.
CH 211 Introduction to Biochemistry
BI 112 Cell Biology for Health Occupations
BI 231, 232, 233 Anatomy & Physiology
BI 222 Human Genetics
BI 202 Botany: An Intro. to the Plant Kingdom
MTH 243, 244 Statistics
BA 101, 223, 234
PHL 205 Biomedical Ethics
COMM 111 Public Speaking
BI 234 MicrobiologyHE 212, 213, 242, 250
While no GPA is specified, few students are accepted with a GPA below 3.0. All prerequisite courses must be completed with a “C” or better and must be no older than 7 years at the time of admission. Please meet with a PCC Academic Advisor to develop an effective transfer plan that will meet your individual needs. Students who have already earned a bachelor’s degree should meet with an advisor from NCNM.
Last updated: November 2014