Academics

Biomedical Science Requirements      

The biomedical science program will allow for our students to be prepared for various future goals in the health field. As a Biomedical Science graduate, students will find careers in medical technology, research science or medical sales, as well as technical careers in hospital laboratories, universities and research institutes. 

 

Major Requirements

Major Requirements in the Sciences

General Education Requirements: 55 credit hours
ARTS 170 Introduction to Visual Arts OR ARTS  100 Intro to Performing Arts OR ARTS 140 Intro to Graphic Design OR ARTS 120 Digital Photography OR ARTS 160 Drawing 1 3
BIOL 115 Cell and Evolution Biology Lecture 3
BIOL 115L Cell and Evolution Biology Lab 1
CHEM 200 General and Analytical Chemistry I Lecture 3
CHEM 200L General and Analytical Chemistry I Lab 1
CMIS 115 Computer Literacy or higher 3
ECON 160 Econ Theory & Personal Finance 3
EWPC 103 English Composition 3
EWPC 104 Academic Reading and Writing 3
EWPC 111 The Literacy Experience  3
EWPC 150 Public Speaking 3
GENL 100 College Survival 1
HIST 110 American Civilization OR  HIST 115 Western Civ. OR HIST 120 World Civ. 3
HUM 110 Foundations of Western Culture 3
MATH 230 Calculus I 4
PHIL 200 Great Philosophical Ideas 3
PSY 100  Intro to Psychology 3
RLST 110 Social Justice 3
RLST 130 Intro to Religious Studies OR RLST 131 Exploring the Catholic Intellectual Tradition 3
SOCL 210 General Sociology  3

 

Mid-Level Requirements: 51 credit hours for Biomedical Science Program
BIOL 205 Plants, Animals and the Ecosystem Lecture 3
BIOL 205L Plants, Animals and the Ecosystem Lab 1
BIOL 215 Medical Terminology 2
BIOL 300 Human Anatomy and Physiology I Lecture 3
BIOL 300L Human Anatomy and Physiology I  Lab 1
BIOL 305 Human Anatomy and Physiology II Lecture 3
BIOL 305L Human Anatomy and Physiology II Lab 1
CHEM 143 Nutrition Lecture 3
CHEM 143L Nutrition Lab 1
CHEM 205 General and Analytical Chemistry II Lecture 3
CHEM 205L General and Analytical Chemistry II Lab 1
CHEM 310 Organic Chemistry I Lecture 3
CHEM 310L Organic Chemistry I Lab 1
CHEM 311 Organic Chemistry II Lecture 3
CHEM 311L Organic Chemistry II Lab 1
MATH 231 Calculus II 4
PHYS 300 Physics I Lecture 3
PHYS 300L Physics I Lab 1
PHYS 305 Physics II Lecture 3
PHYS 305L Physics II Lab 1
PSY 230 Statistics for Behavioral Science 3
PSY 335 Abnormal Psych 3
PSY 340 Developmental Psych 3

 

Upper Level Requirements: Critical and Analytical Level Requirements 8 credit hours
BIOL 230 Microbiology Lecture 3
BIOL 230L Microbiology Lab 1
CHEM 320 Biochemistry Lecture 3
CHEM 320L Biochemistry Lab 1

 

Individual Upper Level Critical and Analytical Level Requirements 6 credit hours
BIOL 372 Biomedical Health Research Literacy I (3)
BIOL 373 Biomedical Health Research Literacy II (3)

Total credit hours: 120