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Can i become a doctor without doing chemistry and biology at high school ?

I have one year left in high school and I've already chosen subjects, but i didn't pick chemistry nor biology. Next year i will be doing math,physics,accounting, English and Greek as main subjects . I also have a GCE in physics and mathematics. Can i become a doctor or not ?
ps. I found out that there are pre-med courses but i don't know if they require chemistry or biology.
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It depends on the medical school you attend. It will only make your studies harder, and may require you to take summer courses to make the required progress to attend the medical school of your choice.

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You cannot become a doctor without doing biology and chemistry in high school. Those are the major subjects that are required when you want to do medicine course. The subjects contain the essential concept that can be used in the areas of medicine and the entire field at large. If you have not taken the subjects then there is no way you can become a doctor.

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Of course you can. After high school you get your undergrad, which could be anything from pre-med to engineering. AFTER that is when you go to med school to become a doctor (and there's more involved too.)

The classes you take in high school will help determine your eligibility to your undergrad degree. They are not required but if you don't take them they may make you take some additional basic Chem classes in college to catch up to the curriculum.

Getting through some of those classes in high school does help though. For example, I took AP Calculus in high school, and the school I attended gave me credit for the first two math classes they required, so it gave me a boost ahead.

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It does not matter what classes you take in high school. Med schools only require the transcript for your college courses. For med school you just need to take the college prerequisites for your coursework. These are often biology with lab, chemistry with lab, organic chemistry with lab, and physics with lab. Sometimes schools will require/recommend taking biochemistry, genetics, English courses, and certain math courses. However, these vary from med school to med school.

Right now, you are fine. You are already giving yourself a leg up by taking physics. Just concentrate on getting good grades and getting into a good college.

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Of course. Nothing you learn in high school helps you become a doctor, anyway.

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The only thing taking Chem and Bio in highschool would have helped with is transitioning into those classes in College. If you plan on being a Doctor I'd recommend getting on-line
over the summer and taking at a minimum the basic Chem, Bio and Latin. It WILL make a difference! Mainly in giving you a head start on the college level courses; you will be taking Tons of Chem and Bio, terms pretty much all based on Latin, and without a basis it's going to be so much harder to get and keep the excellent GPA you will want when it comes time to apply to Med schools.
Good luck!

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