This program is designed to meet the growing demand for bachelor-level scientists in healthcare, industry, government, and academia, as well as to provide a flexible, customizable foundation for students planning to pursue graduate study health professional degrees. Opportunities for students majoring in biomedical sciences are numerous and include graduate study in the health and life sciences (for example in public health, forensics, nutrition, healthcare administration, or genetic counseling) or enrollment in health professional schools (such as medical, veterinary, dental, pharmacy, physician assistant, chiropractic, optometry, or podiatry programs, among others). Additional career paths may include clinical, biological, chemical or forensic science technician or technologist or pharmaceutical or medical sales.
The B.S. in Biomedical Sciences is interdisciplinary in nature, built upon a strong biology, chemistry, physics, and math core. The program offers four defined career tracks (Pre-medicine/Veterinary/Dental, Pre-Pharmacy, Pre-Physician Assistant and Science Business) as well as a “flexible” career tracks that will allow students (in consultation with their advisors) to tailor a course of study to their specific interests and career aspirations.
Student Learning Outcomes
Students will be able to:
- Explain biomedical concepts at all levels of life organization;
- Demonstrate knowledge of and technical competency in current biomedical sciences laboratory techniques;
- Demonstrate ethical reasoning with respect to current issues in the biomedical sciences;
- Communicate scientific information through both oral and written forms to scientific and lay audiences.