If you are interested in pursuing a medical degree, it would be a wise choice to select a biomedical type major within an allied health related field, i.e. nursing, medical technology, prosthetics, OT/PT, pharmacy. In the event that you do not go to medical school, for whatever the reason, these fields of study will provide you with marketable expertise and skills to pursue a rewarding career.
Aside from this, any major is acceptable as long as you complete the prerequisite courses.
Typical medical school prerequisites include:
Biology: Lecture – 4 semesters; Lab – 1 semester
General Chemistry: Lecture – 2 semesters; Lab – 1 semester
Organic Chemistry: Lecture – 2 semesters; Lab – 1 semester
Biochemistry: Lecture – 1 semester
General Physics: Lecture – 2 semesters; Lab – 1 semester
Math: Statistics – 1 semester
English: Rhetoric (Composition) and Literature – 2 semesters