Concentration in Biology: Biomedical Sciences

This concentration prepares the student for further education in most professional programs (medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine, etc.), allied health programs (physician assistant, nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, etc.) and graduate programs in the biomedical sciences. This concentration is also suitable for students desiring careers in biomedical research in academic or commercial labs.

In addition to the general education requirements, the following courses are required:

  Semester Hours
BIO 101, Introduction to Biology 4
BIO 103, General Zoology 4
BIO 203, Genetics 4
BIO 301, Microbiology 4
BIO 360, Cellular and Molecular Biology 4
BIO 461, Topics in Biomedical Sciences 3
CH 101, 102, General Chemistry I, II 8

The student will take 12 hours from the following courses:

4BIO 204, Human Anatomy and Physiology I Semester Hours
BIO 205, Human Anatomy and Physiology II 4
BIO 302, Immunology 4
BIO 303, Human Pathology/Medical Terminology 4
BIO 313, Pharmacology 4
BIO 399, Biology travel course 4

The student will take 8 hours from the following courses:

CH 305, 306, Organic Chemistry I, II 8
CH 401, Biochemistry 4
PSC 201, 202, General College Physics I, II 8
Total 51

Sample Four-Year Course Sequence for Biology: Biomedical Sciences

Freshman Year: Junior Year:
BIO 101, Introduction to Biology BIO/CH Recommended Elective
BIO 103, General Zoology BIO 360, Cellular and Molecular Biology
CH 101, 102, General Chemistry I, II  
   
Sophomore Year: Senior Year:
BIO 203, Genetics BIO 461, Topics in Biomedical Sciences
BIO 200 or higher level Recommended Elective CH Recommended Elective
BIO 301, Microbiology CH/PSC Recommended Elective
CH, PSC Recommended Elective