Biomedical Science


Overview & Academics

The BIOMEDICAL SCIENCE major is designed for highly motivated students who are considering a career in health science areas such as medicine, dentistry or veterinary medicine. The major focuses on those disciplines of the natural sciences and mathematics which will assist students in their preparation for matriculation into professional or graduate schools.

Career Options

  • Medical, Dentistry, or Veterinary Careers (with graduate training)
  • Public Health Careers
  • Academic Research in University Settings
  • Research and Product Development in Medical Supply and Pharmaceutical Industries
  • Laboratory Technology

Major Requirements

Core Requirements:
BIO 101, 102, 123, 200, 222, 303, 412
CHM 111, 112, 121, 122, 301, 302, 311, 312
MAT 121, 213
PHY 211, 212, 221, 222; plus a required concentration in Pre- Medicine, Pre-Veterinarian or Pre-Dentistry.

Concentration Requirements

Pre-Medicine: BIO 231, 232, 316
Choose one course from each of the following tiers (at least two must be laboratory courses).
Tier 1: BIO 300, 308/309, or 314
Tier 2: BIO 396 or 407
Tier 3: BIO 406 or 408

Pre-Veterinarian: BIO 314, 316, 321/322, 404, 408 and one additional course from the follow list:
BIO 300, 308/309, 311, 330, 396, 401/402, 406, or 407

Pre-Dentistry: BIO 231, 232, 314, 316, 321, and 408

Biomedical Science Faculty

Department Contact

Daniel Elias, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Environmental Science
Ph.D., Ball State University
delias@ncwc.edu
252.985.5256