Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Sciences
The Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Sciences program prepares students for entry into health sciences and analytical/research laboratories. Graduates possess the skills to perform in a variety of science related positions in health departments, zoos, clinical and environmental chemistry, pharmaceutics, and laboratories.
Graduates of the program will have completed the prerequisites necessary to be successful in graduate programs in the sciences as well as a multitude of professional programs such as occupational and physical therapy, dentistry, pharmacy, and physician assistant programs. However, a Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Sciences can also be a terminal program for individuals who wish to work in laboratory settings and other occupations.
The following objectives are designed to meet BSU mission and its objectives.
- To develop critical thinkers who are capable of meeting the evolving needs of the biomedical field
- To prepare students for successful entry into professional and/or related graduate programs
- To develop students analytical skills and laboratory techniques routinely applied in scientific research
- To develop students written and verbal competencies, enabling them to formulate concise and accurate reports of experimental work
- To develop students capable of using the scientific methods to design experimental studies and statistically analyze the results
- To develop biomedical professionals who practice within a legal, ethical framework
- To develop students through the integration of content relating to current concepts of life sciences, physical sciences, and interdisciplinary studies
To receive a Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Sciences, students must earn 123 credit hours. Program requirements are as follows: