Academic Catalog 2022-2023

Biomedical Science (No Concentration), Bachelor of Science

SUMMARY

Core Curriculum Requirements 142
Major Requirements (30 hours)
BIOM 331Principles of Biomedical Research3
BIOM 332Biomedical anatomy & Physiology3
BIOM 333Biomedical Genetics3
BIOM 334Biomedical Writing3
BIOM 335Health Disparities3
BIOM 430Medical Calculations3
BIOM 410 Medical Calculations Lab1
BIOM 420Introduction to Pathophysiology2
BIOM 432Biomedical Biochemistry3
BIOM 411Biomedical Biochemistry Lab1
BIOM 436Biostatistics3
BIOM 421Introduction to Pharmacology2
Major Elective Requirements (13 hours)
HSCR 260Biomedical Ethics3
Select 10 hours from the following:10
Medical Communications
Introduction to Pharmacy Practice
Drug Discovery and Development
Biopharmaceutics
Biopharmaceutics Lab
Med Term Word Processing
Hlth Pol & US Hlthcare Sys
Res Health Professionals
Intro Commun & Population Hlth
Princ Of Disease
HC Mgmt & Leadership
Legal Aspects
Health Seminar
Other Requirements (35 hours)
Biological Science Core (16 hours)
BIOL 1306
BIOL 111
Biological Science I
and Biological Science Lab I
4
BIOL 132
BIOL 112
Biological Science II
and Biological Science Lab II
4
BIOL 245Human Anatomy & Physiology (BIOL 2401 or BIOL 2402 also allowed)4
BIOL 347Microbiology (BIOL 2420 or BIOL 2421 also allowed)4
Biochemistry Core (10 hours)
CHEM 111Chemistry I Lab1
CHEM 112Chemistry II Lab1
CHEM 211Organic Chem I Lab1
CHEM 212Organic Chem II Lab1
CHEM 231Organic Chem I3
CHEM 232Organic Chem II3
Physics Core (4 hours)
PHYS 1301College Physics I3
PHYS 213College Phys Lab I (PHYS 1401 also allowed)1
Mathematics Core (4 hours)
MATH 2413Calculus & Analytic Geomtry I4
First Time Freshman (1 hour) 2
FS 102Freshman Seminar/ first Year Experience1
Total Hours120
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Suggestions in the Core Curriculum

Mathematics (020) 

MATH 1314 College Algebra (3 s.h.)

Life and Physical Science (030)

CHEM 1311 Chemistry I (3 s.h.) and CHEM 1312 Chemistry II (3 s.h.)

Institutional Option (090)

Speech Option and MATH 1342 Elementary Statistics (3 s.h.)

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FS 102 can be substituted with a free elective for transfer students only.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
First SemesterHours
CHEM 1311 Chemistry I 3
CHEM 111 Chemistry I Lab 1
BIOL 1306 Biological Science I 3
BIOL 111 Biological Science Lab I 1
MATH 2312 Precalculus Math 3
ENGL 1301 Freshman English I 3
FS 102 Freshman Seminar/ first Year Experience 1
 Hours15
Second Semester
BIOL 132 Biological Science II 3
BIOL 112 Biological Science Lab II 1
CHEM 1312 Chemistry II 3
CHEM 112 Chemistry II Lab 1
ENGL 1302 Freshman English II 3
PSYC 2301
General Psychology
or Life SpanDevelopmental Psychology
3
THEA 1310
Introduction to Theatre
or Fine Arts In Daily Living
or Music Appreciation
3
 Hours17
Second Year
Third Semester
BIOL 245 Human Anatomy & Physiology 4
BIOL 245L Human Anat & Phys Lab 0
MATH 2413 Calculus & Analytic Geomtry I 4
CHEM 231 Organic Chem I 3
CHEM 211 Organic Chem I Lab 1
POLS 2305 American Government 3
HIST 2381 African American History I 3
 Hours18
Fourth Semester
CHEM 232 Organic Chem II 3
PHIL 231 Introduction To Philosophy 3
CHEM 212 Organic Chem II Lab 1
COMM 1321
Business & Professional Comm
or Public Address
3
POLS 2306 Texas Government 3
HIST 2382 African American History II 3
 Hours16
Third Year
Fifth Semester
BIOL 347 Microbiology 4
BIOL 347L Microbiology Lab 0
PHYS 1301 College Physics I 3
PHYS 213 College Phys Lab I 1
MATH 1342 Elementary Statistics 3
HSCR 260 Biomedical Ethics 3
 Hours14
Sixth Semester
BIOM 331 Principles of Biomedical Research 3
BIOM 332 Biomedical anatomy & Physiology 3
BIOM 333 Biomedical Genetics 3
BIOM 334 Biomedical Writing 3
BIOM 335 Health Disparities 3
 Hours15
Fourth Year
Seventh Semester
BIOM 430 Medical Calculations 3
BIOM 410 Medical Calculations Lab 1
BIOM 420 Introduction to Pathophysiology 2
BIOM 432 Biomedical Biochemistry 3
BIOM 411 Biomedical Biochemistry Lab 1
Electives 3
 Hours13
Eighth Semester
BIOM 436 Biostatistics 3
BIOM 421 Introduction to Pharmacology 2
Electives 7
 Hours12
 Total Hours120