Choosing a major

Gettysburg College does not have a premed major. You may major in any discipline as long as you satisfy the premed requirements. You should major in a discipline that interests you because you will enjoy it and achieve better grades. However, regardless of your major, you must do well in the premed requirements.

In recent years, successful Gettysburg applicants have had the following majors:

  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology/Health Sciences Double Major
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology/Math Double Major
  • Biology
  • Biology/Chemistry Double Major
  • Biology/Psychology Double Major
  • Biology/Spanish Double Major
  • Chemistry
  • Chemistry/Religion Double Major
  • Classics/Computer Science Double Major
  • English
  • French
  • Health Sciences
  • Individual Major
  • Management
  • Music
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Religion
  • Spanish