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  • B.A. Degree in Biology w/Emphasis in Health and Medical Sciences
  • Biosciences

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  • Fall 2013 Undergraduate Catalog - Official

    B.A. Degree in Biology - Health and Medical Sciences Emphasis (120 Credits)

    Core Requirements

    BIOL 111 Cell Biology (4)
    BIOL 115 Organismal Biology (4)
    BIOL 341 Genetics (4)

    Requirements

    BIOL 323 Human Anatomy (4)
    BIOL 349 Human Physiology (4)
    BIOL 350 Microbiology (4)


    Restricted Electives

    Students must take one course, of at least three credits, from those listed below. BIOL 385L may be taken with BIOL 385.

    BIOL 360 Cellular and Molecular Physiology (4)
    BIOL 365 Developmental Biology (4)
    BIOL 385 Molecular Biology (3)
    BIOL 385L Molecular Biology Lab (1)
    BIOL 430 Immunobiology (3)
    BIOL 438 Medical Microbiology (3)


    Related Requirements

    ( Credits)

    Students must complete General Chemistry I and General Chemistry II and their corresponding labs. Students may choose from College Physics I and II OR General Physics I and II and their corresponding labs.

    CHEM 150 General Chemistry I (3)
    CHEM 150L General Chemistry Laboratory I (1) and
    CHEM 210 General Chemistry II (3)
    CHEM 210L General Chemistry II Lab (1)
    PHYS 160 College Physics I with Lab (4) and
    PHYS 161 College Physics II with Lab (4) or
    PHYS 200 General Physics I with Lab (4) and
    PHYS 201 General Physics II with Lab (4)


    Electives

    Students must earn a minimum of eighteen credits from biology courses approved for majors and/or the following list of electives. Course selection should be made in consultation with a faculty advisor and will vary with the pre-professional area of interest.

    ACCT 230 Principles of Accounting I (3)
    ANTH 306 Medical Anthropology (3)
    AT 210 Medical Terminology (1)
    BIOL 275 Quantitative Biology (4)
    BIOL 300 Biology of Women (3)
    BIOL 345 Principles of Ecology (4)
    BIOL 360 Cellular and Molecular Physiology (4)
    BIOL 365 Developmental Biology (4)
    BIOL 385 Molecular Biology (3)
    BIOL 385L Molecular Biology Lab (1)
    BIOL 390 Blood Work in the Medical Laboratory (topics) (3)
    BIOL 430 Immunobiology (3) WI
    BIOL 438 Medical Microbiology (3)
    BUS 230 Entrepreneurial Finance (3)
    CHEM 350 Organic Chemistry I (3)
    CHEM 355 Organic Chemistry I Lab (1)
    CHEM 360 Organic Chemistry II (3)
    CHEM 365 Organic Chemistry II Lab (1)
    CHEM 380 Analytical Chemistry I (4)
    CHEM 400 Biochemistry I (3)
    CHEM 405 Biochemistry Laboratory I (1)
    CHEM 410 Biochemistry II (3)
    CHEM 415 Biochemistry Laboratory II (1)
    CMST 308 Group and Team Communication (3)
    COMH 200 Introduction to Health Promotion and Public Health (2)
    COMH 315 Health Agencies and Services (3)
    COMH 401 Health Aspects of Aging (3)
    COMH 418 Global Health Issues (3)
    CSIS 104 Spreadsheet and Database Applications (3)
    ENGL 387 Technical Report Writing (4)
    HLTH 305 Introduction to Nutrition (3)
    HLTH 330 Disease Prevention (2)
    HSAD 326 Epidemiology (3)
    HSAD 414 Health Services Planning and Evaluation (3)
    HSAD 416 Health Services Management (3)
    HSAD 418 Medical and Health Care Law (3)
    HSAD 419 Financial Management of Health Care Organizations (3)
    MATH 232 Applied Statistics (3)
    MATH 234 Introduction to Probability and Statistics (3)
    MGMT 360 Principles of Management (3)
    PE 320 Anatomical Kinesiology (3)
    PE 420 Biomechanics (3)
    PHIL 311 Morals and Medicine (3)
    PHIL 318 Professional Ethics (3)
    PSY 202 Developmental Psychology (3)
    PSY 220 Social Behavior (3)
    PSY 265 Health Psychology (3)
    PSY 310 Psychology of Women (3)
    PSY 317 Alcoholism and Drug Abuse (3)
    PSY 320 Social Psychology (3)
    PSY 345 Physiological Psychology (3)
    PSY 402 Child/Adolescent Psychology (3)
    PSY 403 Adulthood and Aging (3)
    PSY 463 Abnormal Psychology (3)
    SOC 308 Social Gerontology (3)
    SOC 375 Sociology of Health and Medicine (3)
    SPAN 130 Spanish for Healthcare Professionals I (2)
    SW 411 Chemical Dependency (3)