2015-2016 Academic Catalog 
    Sep 26, 2023  
2015-2016 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Biology, B.S. with a Biomedical Science Concentration

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A student majoring in Biology may choose to earn a Concentration in Biomedical Science. The Biomedical Science concentration is designed to prepare students for generalist positions within health and natural sciences or for continued graduate study in the health and natural science specialties (Health Education, Pharmacology, Medicine, Public Health and advanced studies in Science). No minor is required for a B.S. in Biomedical Science. In addition to a concentration in Biomedical Science, the student earns an emphasis in Physiology and Health Sciences through the required courses.

Biology Major - General Education Requirements


  • One course in art, music, performance, or aesthetics
  • One additional course in English or in a foreign language
  • One additional humanities elective from English, the arts, aesthetics, foreign language, humanities, philosophy, or religion
  • One course in American history or government
  • One course in philosophy
  • Two additional social science electives from different disciplines: economics, geography, history, political science, psychology, or sociology.
  • Two courses approved by the adviser and selected from disciplines within the College of Arts and Sciences.

Additional Required Courses


In addition to the core, students must take four courses from the ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY  BASKET and two courses from the MOLECULAR AND MICROBIOLOGY BASKET. At least two of these must be 300 or higher.

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