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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Natural Science/Pre-optometry, BS

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Accelerated three-year Salus University program. A maximum of 30cr of work may be transferred after the first year at Salus. Upon completion of the first year of studies at Salus, a transcript from Salus is to be sent by the student to the dean of the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics with a note requesting application materials for graduation.

Liberal Studies: 48

As outlined in the Liberal Studies Requirements  with the following specifications:

Social Science:

Writing Intensive:

A second writing-intensive course is not required for three-year students who transfer to a professional school with an articulation agreement.

Liberal Studies Elective: 3

Major: 43

Other Requirements: 0-6

Foreign Language Intermediate Level

Free Electives: 23-29


  • Electives to meet minimum of 90 IUP cr and minimum of 24cr of coursework in the humanities and/or social sciences areas for admission to affiliated chiropractic colleges after three years at IUP
  • Maximum cr for work at affiliated chiropractic school Credits: 30

Total Degree Requirements: 120

(1) Student is to work with his/her advisor to select appropriate free electives for professional school. Neurobiology and optics are highly recommended courses.

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