Marymount Manhattan

Department of Natural Sciences

Major: Biomedical Sciences

The Biomedical Sciences major is an interdisciplinary program combining core courses in biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics, psychology and sociology. Students study the sciences from a life-oriented perspective and develop the scientific proficiency and analytical skills necessary for a career in a variety of health professions. 

The curriculum provides the prerequisites to enter medical, veterinary and other allied health professional schools post-graduation.  The courseload allows students to double-major or minor in other fields. 

LEARNING GOALS FOR THE MAJOR IN BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES

  • Demonstrate foundational knowledge of biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics, and the social and behavioral sciences.  
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the core concepts required for entrance to professional biomedical graduate programs.
  • Integrate and apply the natural, behavioral and social sciences to current biomedical issues.

B.S. BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES: 49 CREDITS

General Education: 42 Credits
Major: 49 Credits
Elective Credits: 29 Credit

                    

REQUIREMENTS FOR A B.S. IN BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES

 BIOL 220  General Biology I (w/laboratory) 4
 BIOL 222  General Biology II (w/laboratory) 4
 CHEM 233/234  General Chemistry I (w/laboratory) 4
 CHEM 235/236  General Chemistry II (w/laboratory)                     4
 MATH 224  Statistics 3
PHYS 261  General Physics I (w/laboratory) 5
PHYS 262  General Physics II (w/laboratory) 5
CHEM 317/318  Organic Chemistry I (w/laboratory) 5
CHEM 319/320  Organic Chemistry II (w/laboratory) 5
PSYCH 101  General Psychology 3
SOC 101  Introduction to Sociology 3
BIOL/CHEM 441  Biochemistry 4
 Total Credits 49
 Participation in basic or clinical research is encouraged in preparation for post-baccalaureate study.  

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