Program Requirements

Hours: 80

Biology/Chemistry/Cognate Foundation - 25  hours

BIO 111 Principles of Biology I (4) CN
BIO 111A Principles of Biology I (LAB) (0) CN
BIO 112 Principles of Biology II (4)
BIO 112A Principles of Biology II (LAB) (0)
BIO 204 Biology Seminar (2)
CED 220 Foundations of Professionalism (1)
CHE 111 General Chemistry I (3) CN
CHE 111A General Chemistry I (LAB) (1) CN
CHE 112 General Chemistry II (3) CN
CHE 112A General Chemistry II (LAB) (1) CN
PSY 103 Introduction to Psychology (3) CEP

Ethics Required; Recommended Course:

ETH:PHI 250 Health Care Ethics (3) CE

Pre-Veterinarian Concentration - 27 hours

CHE 211 Organic Chemistry I (3)
CHE 211A Organic Chem I (LAB) (1)
CHE 212 Organic Chemistry II (3)
CHE 212A Organic Chemistry II (LAB) (1)
CHE 325 Biochemistry I (3)
CHE 325A Biochemistry I (LAB) (1)
CHE 326 Biochemistry II (3)
CHE 326A Biochemistry II (LAB) (1)
MTH 174 Statistics I (3) CMA
PHY 201 General Physics I (3)
PHY 201A Gen Physics I (LAB) (1)
PHY 202 General Physics II (3)
PHY 202A Gen Physics II (LAB) (1)

Biology Electives (additional courses in biology) - 28 Hours

  • At least 20 of these hours must be in courses with co-requisite laboratories
  • At least 15 of these credits must be in 300-level courses
  • no more than ten 100-level credits may be used to fulfill this portion of the major
  • co-op courses are excluded from these 28 hours.

Program Outcomes

Students who successfully complete the biomedical sciences major will be able to:

  • demonstrate and apply an appropriate knowledge of the terms, concepts, and theories relative to the biological sciences.
  • undertake advanced work in industry, secondary education, graduate or professional school.
  • be competitive and marketable in a chosen field.
  • demonstrate the critical thinking, communication, and research skills needed to excel, particularly in the use of the scientific method to investigate problems and synthesize results in written and oral presentations.