Tuition and Courses

  • The zero hour courses (1001, 1002, 4001, 4002) do not incur tuition costs and meet on Mondays from 12:00PM - 12:50PM.
  • The sophomore and junior courses (2101, 2102, 3101, 3102) are one hour courses, incur a one hour tuition fee, and meet on Mondays and Wednesdays from 12:00PM - 12:50PM.
  • The senior level courses (4320, 4302) are three hour courses and incur three hours of tuition fees. Class time and location are determined each semester. 

 

Recommended Curriculum

The following courses are recommended for students in the PreProfessional Program, but not all courses are required.

Fall semester:
3PR 1001. Introduction to the Learned Professions I 0 hours

A series of seminars, panel discussions, and field trips examining the nature of the learned professions.

3PR 2101. Intra-personal Awareness and Moral Development 1 hour

Prerequisite: Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater or consent of the Director
A series of seminars examining one's personal and moral self-development.

3PR 3101. Application Process and Mentorship 1 hour

Prerequisite: Cumulative GPA of 3.25 or greater or consent of the Director
A series of seminars reviewing the application process and admission procedures of the professional schools. Students participate in an off-campus mentorship under a community professional and have video taped practice interviews for professional schools.

3PR 4001. The Learned Professions I 0 hours

Prerequisite: Senior standing and cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater or consent of the Director
A series of seminars, panel discussions, and field trips examining the nature of the learned professions.

3PR 4302. Ethical Thinking and the Professions 3 hours

An exploration of the processes involved for ethical decision-making in the professions. Several models are examined, including the medical and legal models for the critical examination of the conflicts that arise in professional life.

3PR 4320. Moot Court Workshop 3 hours

Prerequisite: POL 2314, sophomore standing
A course that focuses on law in action in the form of simulated appellate court proceedings--"moot court" actions. Students discuss major constitutional issues through case briefs, a written appellate brief, and oral argument. Students are afforded the opportunity to participate in intramural and intercollegiate competitions. Open to all interested students, regardless of major, minor, or career goals.



Spring semester:
1002. Introduction to the Learned Professions II 0 hours

Prerequisite: Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater or consent of the Director
Additional seminars, panel discussions, and field trips examining the nature of the learned professions.

2102. Interpersonal Communication Skills 1 hour

Prerequisite: Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater or consent of the Director
A series of seminars examining interpersonal communication and human relations skills.

3102. Admission Tests and Mentorship 1 hour

Prerequisite: Cumulative GPA of 3.25 or greater or consent of the Director
A series of seminars reviewing procedures for preparing for standardized admission tests and the planning of an individual review schedule. Students continue the off-campus mentorship and practice interviews.

4002. The Learned Professions II 0 hours

Prerequisite: Senior standing and cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater or consent of the Director
Additional seminars, panel discussions, and field trips examining the nature of the learned professions.

4130. Ethics Bowl Competition 1 hour

Prerequisite: PreProfessional 4302 or consent of instructor
The analysis of ethical issues for Ethics Bowl Competition cases, preparation for and participation in National Ethics Bowl Competition.

Contact Information

PreProfessional Program
Location: PMC 314
Phone: 817-531-4484
Email:
preprofessional@txwes.edu
Hours: Mon-Fri, 10am-6pm

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