2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
    
    Oct 28, 2020  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Biology, B.S. with a Biomedical Science Concentration


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.

General Education Requirements (36 Credit Hours)


Humanities


  • Fine Arts from the following subject areas: ADAH, ADGD, ADID, ADIN, ADSA, ART, ARTH, FPAR or MUS
  • Literature or Foreign Language
  • Philosophy (PHIL 305 , PHIL 306 , PHIL 307  or PHIL 308  are recommended)
  • Humanities Elective from the following subject areas: ENGL, HUM, PHIL, REL, Foreign Language, Fine Arts & Aesthetics
  • HUM 101  or HUM 301  

Social Science


  • History or Government
  • Social Science, two courses taken from the following subject areas: ECON, HIST, PSCI, PSYC, SOC, & WGS

Upper Level Baskets (18-24 Credit Hours)


Core plus four courses from the Anatomy and Physiology basket and two courses from the Molecular and Microbiology basket, and one course from a third basket.

General Electives (10-16 Credit Hours)


CHEM 320  ,  BIOL 354   and one additional 300 level Chemistry course are required for the Biomedical Science Concentration.

  is recommended.

Graduation Requirements


  • 128 credit hours minimum (last 30 hours in residency)
  • A minimum half the major credit hours in residency
  • A minimum half the minor credit hours in residency
  • ​60 credit hours must be completed at a 4-year institution