Curriculum

Bachelor of Science in Medical and Molecular Biology—Medicine Pathway (BS/MD)

Variations on this sample curriculum are possible. Please see the University Catalog for a detailed description of the program curriculum. Current students should refer to their program evaluation when registering for courses.

Year I-Fall

COURSE TITLE SEMESTER HOURS
BIO 150L Biology I: Laboratory 1
BIO 151 Biology I: Cell and Molecular Biology 3
CHE 131/L Chemical Principles I (w/ Lab) 4
ITM 101 Introduction to the Major 1
LIB 111 Expository Writing I 3
MAT 151 Calculus I 3
TOTAL 15

Year I-Spring

COURSE TITLE SEMESTER HOURS
BIO 152/L Biology II: Biology of Organisms (w/ Lab) 4
CHE 132/L Chemical Principles II (w/ Lab) 4
LIB 112 Expository Writing II 3
LIB 133 Introduction to Social Sciences: Identity, Power and Society 3
MAT 152 Calculus II 3
TOTAL 17

Year II-Fall

COURSE TITLE SEMESTER HOURS
BIO 260 Molecular Biology 3
CHE 231/L Organic Chemistry I (w/ Lab) 4
MAT 261 Statistics  3
LIB 120 Introduction to Psychology 3
Social Science (SSC) Elective 3
TOTAL 16

Year II-Spring

COURSE TITLE SEMESTER HOURS
BIO 255/L Medical Microbiology (w/ Lab) 4
CHE 232 Organic Chemistry II 3
CHE 234L Organic Chemistry II Laboratory 1
Biology Elective* 3
Humanities (HUM) Elective 3
TOTAL 14

Year III-Fall

COURSE TITLE SEMESTER HOURS
BIO 360 Cellular Biochemistry 4
LIB 220 Interpersonal Communication for Health Professionals 3
PHY 270 Foundations of Physics I 3
PHY 272L Foundations of Physics I Laboratory  1
Biology Elective* 3
Behavioral Science (BEH) Elective 3
TOTAL 17

Year III-Spring

COURSE TITLE SEMESTER HOURS
BIO 332 Genetics 3
LIB 512 Healthcare Ethics 3
Behavioral Science (BEH) Elective 3
Humanities (HUM) Elective 3
Biology Elective* 3
TOTAL 15

Year IV-Fall

COURSE TITLE SEMESTER HOURS
Biology Electives* 6
General Electives 7
TOTAL 13

Year IV-Spring

COURSE TITLE SEMESTER HOURS
BIO 420 Communication in the Biological Sciences 3
Biology Elective* 3
General Electives 7
TOTAL 13

Total credits to complete degree requirements: 120 semester hours

*Biology Electives: Students must complete six Biology electives: two from a Molecular and Cellular Biology Elective list, two from a Medical Biology Elective list, and two more from either list. These include but are not limited to courses with a BIO prefix. See university catalog for the current elective list.