Pre-Health Enrichment Courses


Attention UCSB Pre-health Students:  Since participation in the College of Letters & Science Honors Program is not required to participate in any of the health professions-related courses and seminars that have been housed within or promoted through the Health Science Honors Program, we will soon begin phasing out the program.  In its place, we have created this section within the Health Professions Advising website.  Information on all of the courses that were previously offered and promoted through the Health Science Honors Program will now be accessible from here, including INT 184PD/DH, INT 199H, INT 75, INT 175, and others.  Students who are part of the College of Letters & Science Honors Program may still fulfill Honors Academic Experiences through participation in INT 184PD/DH and INT 199H (An application is still required to be considered for these courses.) 

The courses listed and the links to documents below provide information on some of the courses that students will find helpful as they pursue their academic and research goals and as they prepare for professional school admissions tests. Please note that not all of the courses are available each quarter, so be sure to go to the Honors Courses page and check GOLD to determine when courses might be offered in a given quarter.  Students who are part of the College of Letters & Science Honors Program are still able to satisfy Honors Academic Experience requirements by participating in the INT 184PD/DH and INT 199H opportunities.  Please note that selection in INT 184PD/DH and INT 199H is competitive, so be sure to read the course descriptions throughly before applying.

Some courses and seminars (Those marked with a double asterisk **) may be used by students who are part of the College of Letters & Science Honors Program to satisfy Honors Academic Experiences.  Keep in mind, however, that the same experience, such as a shadowing or other clinical experience, may not be used to satisfy both Honors Academic Experience requirements and Community Service Hours.

UCSB Healthcare-related Seminars and Courses

If you're looking for courses that address healthcare-related issues from a non-STEM perspective, then look no further!  UCSB offers a variety of courses in the Humanities that do just that.  These courses can be taken by any UCSB student. Click Here for the list.

Cancellation of the Medical Humanities Certificate Program

"The MH Certificate is part of an HFA initiative, which will no longer be offered via PaCE beyond Sp21.  Students who have already taken INT X410 are encouraged to take INT X411 in Spring 21, and finish the required coursework for MH certificate. Please contact HFA for further enquiries." -UCSB PaCE

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INT 75 and INT 175

**INT 184PD and **INT 199H:  INT 184PD is on hold until the Cottage Hospital and Sansum Clinics determine it is safe to resume the program.  Please look for information to be sent via the pre-health listserv.

**Common Health Professions Prerequisite and Other Science Courses that Also Satisfy L&S Honors Academic Experiences

UCSB Professional and Continuing Education (PaCE)

Santa Barbara City College Courses (SBCC)

SBCC offers a number of courses that may be necessary (Human Anatomy w/Lab and Human Physiology w/Lab), relevant, or otherwise beneficial to UCSB pre-health students.  Select the link below for informatoin on some of SBCC's offerings and consider visiting SBCC's website. 

SBCC Course Offerings