2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
    Mar 31, 2023  
2022-2023 Academic 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

(48 credits)


(5 courses)

Social Science

(3 courses)

  • American History or American Political Science elective
  • Two Social Science electives

College of Arts and Sciences Electives

  • Two courses from subjects within the College of Arts & Sciences

Upper Level Baskets

(18-24 credits)

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/Biomedical Science Concentration

(10-16 credits)

Required for the Biomedical Science Concentration:

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