Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences


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Course Overview

A bachelor’s degree in biomedical science is commonly pursued by undergraduates who intend to become doctors, dentists, chiropractors or public health officials. This program provides a background in biology, chemistry, and medical terminology.

The curriculum in a biomedical science program combines classroom experience with laboratory work. Students can usually tailor electives to meet their academic or career needs. For example, those interested in sports medicine can take electives in kinesiology, while those interested in public health can study research methods and epidemiology. Download Course Catalog.

Program Structure:

Course Code First Semester Courses Credit
BMS 101 General Biology I 5
BMS 102 General Biology I Laboratory 5
BMS 103 General Biology II 5
BMS 104 General Biology II Laboratory 5
BMS 105 Cell Biology 5
BMS 106 Genetics 5
TOTAL CREDITS 30
Course Code Second Semester Courses Credits
BMS 111 Basic Biochemistry 5
BMS 112 Introductory Anatomy 5
BMS 113 Introductory Anatomy Laboratory 5
BMS 114 Microbiology 5
BMS 115 Laboratory in Microbiology 5
BMS 116 Principles of Physiology 5
TOTAL CREDITS 30
Course Code Third Semester Courses Credit
BMS 201 Fundamentals of Medicine I 5
BMS 202 Fundamentals of Medicine II 5
BMS 203 Fundamentals of Medicine III 5
BMS 204 Fundamentals of Medicine IV 5
BMS 205 Exploring Healthcare Professions 5
BMS 206 Healthcare Professions Seminar 5
TOTAL CREDITS 30
Course Code Fourth Semester Courses Credit
BMS 211 Medical Terminology 5
BMS 212 Critical Analysis of Biological Issues 5
BMS 213 Bioinformatics 5
BMS 214 Biophysics 5
BMS 215 Biochemistry 5
BMS 216 Physiology 5
TOTAL CREDITS 30
Course Code Fifth Semester Courses Credit
BMS 301 Biotechnology 5
BMS 302 Biological Sciences 5
BMS 303 Calculus for Biological Sciences 5
BMS 304 Precalculus 5
BMS 305 Biomath II: Statistics and Modeling 5
BMS 306 Neuroscience 5
TOTAL CREDITS 30
Course Code Sixth Semester Courses Credit
BMS 311 Undergraduate Research-Cell Biology 5
BMS 312 Undergraduate Research-Neuroscience 5
BMS 313 Undergraduate Research-Biological Sciences 5
BMS 314 Undergraduate Research-Biotechnology 5
BMS 315 Undergraduate Research-Bioinformatics 10
TOTAL CREDITS 30
Course Code Seventh Semester Courses Credit
BMS 401 Ecology 5
BMS 402 Zoology 5
BMS 403 Botany 5
BMS 404 Undergraduate Research-Ecology 5
BMS 405 Undergraduate Research-Zoology 5
BMS 406 Undergraduate Research-Botany 5
TOTAL CREDITS 30
Course Code Eighth Semester Courses Credit
BMS 411 Undergraduate Research-Physiology 5
BMS 412 Undergraduate Research-Microbiology 5
BMS 413 Undergraduate Research-Genetics 5
BMS 414 Entrepreneurship 5
BMS 415 Bachelor Thesis 10
TOTAL CREDITS 30

 

Career Opportunities

There are several options available to those interested in pursuing a medical career after they attain a bachelor’s degree in biomedical sciences. Upon completion of their studies, graduates can earn master’s or doctoral degrees and then work in positions such as:

  • General medicine practitioner
  • Surgeon
  • Chiropractor
  • Geriatric medical specialist
  • Pediatric medical specialist
  • Sports medicine doctor
  • Public health advisor
  • Nutritionist
  • Toxicology consultant
  • Bioinformatics researcher etc

 

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