Loma Linda University has a growing list of non-degree general education courses so that applicants to LLU can get the classes they need to fulfill entrance and degree requirements.

Loma Linda University offers these courses to both current and incoming students to meet general education (GE), prerequisite, corequisite, and elective coursework requirements.

Courses are offered in both online and traditional formats.

The details about these courses are available from the navigation bar to the right.

The courses most often needed by students who are applying to a health care professions program include: anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, college algebra, introduction to physics, introduction to chemistry, and microbiology.

In addition to course offerings, Loma Linda University offers advisement for students who need assistance in finding proper courses for their educational goals, registration help, and general academic guidance. 

NEXT STEPS for Applicants Not Enrolled in a LLU program

  1. Review GE Course offerings using the navigation to the right. 
  2. Visit the course schedule for specific course dates, times, registration numbers, books, etc.
  3. Visit the registration page for non-degree registration forms, term dates, and registration dates.
  4. Fill out the non-degree form. Follow the instructions on the form.
  5. Obtain required signatures if the course you want is on the list below, or if more than one course is being taken. 
  6. After obtaining signatures, go to the registration office (see LLU map) to compete the registration process.
  7. Complete a background check while in the registration office.
  8. Check access to Canvas and your LLU email that is provided at registration. Courses will open on first day of the quarter.

NEXT STEPS for Students Enrolled in a LLU Program

  1. Review GE Course offerings using the navigation to the right. 
  2. Visit the course schedule for specific course dates, times, registration numbers, books, etc.
  3. Visit the registration page for non-degree registration forms, term dates, and registration dates.
  4. Discuss additional courses and gain approval from your program director.
  5. Obtain required signatures if the course you want is on the list below, or if more than one course is being taken. 
  6. Register through the registration portal.
  7. Check access to Canvas and your LLU email that is provided at registration. Courses will open on first day of the quarter.

COURSES REQUIRING A SIGNATURE OR PREREQUISITE APPROVAL*

  • College Algebra
  • Writing for Scholarly Audiences (English 2)
  • Anatomy & Physiology I , II
  • Microbiology I , II
  • Chemistry I, II, III
  • Introductory Physics I, I

*Students can email ge@llu.edu for approvals if they are unable to come on campus.

ABOUT GENERAL EDUCATION AT LLU

Visit the About General Education page for specifics about taking general education courses at LLU.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

For more information about registering for LLU general education and non-degree courses, contact the Academic Dean’s office in the School of Allied Health Professions, by calling Shani Denny at 909-558-9740, emailing ge@llu.edu, or visiting our website at www.llu.edu/ge.

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Please note:  Students registering for courses outside of a LLU program will not qualify for Financial Aid.

General Education courses are managed under the Academic Dean's Office within the School of Allied Health Professions. Cottage - 80  Ph:(909) 558-9740
Email: ge@llu.edu

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