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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Biomedical Sciences

Page address: http://cset.mnsu.edu/biology/programs/ugrad/humanbio.html

Click here to get a sample 4-yr planThe purpose of this option is to prepare the student for a career in biomedicine. The option fulfills the science course requirements for most medical, osteopathic, dental, and chiropractic schools as will as the science course requirements for graduate education in biomedicine. If you are interested in applying of a specific medical school, please contact that school for their specific requirements.  All emphases require BIOL 105, BIOL 106, BIOL 211, CHEM 201, and ENG 271W.


 

Emphasis Required General Education (4 credits)

  • PHYS 211 Principles of Physics I (4)

Math Requirement (choose 3-4 credits)

  • MATH 113 Trigonometry (3)
  • MATH 115 Precalculus Mathematics (4)
  • MATH 121 Calculus I (4)

 Emphasis Common Core (58 credits required)

  • BIOL 105 General Biology (4)
  • BIOL 106 General Biology (4)
  • BIOL 211 Genetics (4)
  • BIOL 220 Human Anatomy (4)
  • BIOL 270 Microbiology (4)
  • BIOL 320 Cell Biology (4)
  • BIOL 330 Principles of Human Physiology (4)
  • BIOL 434 Developmental Biology (3)
  • CHEM 201 General Chemistry I (5)
  • CHEM 202 General Chemistry II (5)
  • CHEM 305 Analytical Chemistry (4)
  • CHEM 322 Organic Chemistry I (4)
  • CHEM 323 Supplemental Organic Functional Group Chemistry (1)
  • ENG 271W Technical Writing (4)
  • PHYS 212 Principles of Physics II (4)

 Emphasis Restricted Electives Biochemistry (choose 4 credits)

  • CHEM 360 Principles of Biochemistry (4)
  • CHEM 460 Biochemistry I (3)
  • CHEM 465 Biochemical Techniques I (1)

 Additional Math/Stats Requirement (choose 3-4 credits)

  • MATH 121 cannot be counted in this category if previously counted in the Math Requirement.
  • HLTH 475 Biostatistics (3)
  • MATH 121 Calculus I (4)
  • STAT 354 Concepts of Probability & Statistics (3)

 Emphasis Unrestricted Electives (choose 9 credits)

At least one course must have a laboratory component. Choose a maximum of 4 credits from BIOL 497 or BIOL 499.

  • BIOL 324 Neurobiology (3)
  • BIOL 410 Global Change Biology (3)
  • BIOL 417 Biology of Aging and Chronic Diseases (3)
  • BIOL 420 Diagnostic Parasitology (3)
  • BIOL 430 Hematology/Introduction to Immunology (4)
  • BIOL 433 Cardiovascular Physiology (3)
  • BIOL 435 Histology (4)
  • BIOL 438 General Endocrinology (3)
  • BIOL 452 Biological Instrumentation (3)
  • BIOL 460 Introduction to Toxicology (3)
  • BIOL 466 Principles of Pharmacology (3)
  • BIOL 474 Immunology (4)
  • BIOL 475 Medical Microbiology (4)
  • BIOL 479 Molecular Biology (4)
  • BIOL 497 Internship I (1-12)
  • BIOL 499 Individual Study (1-4)

Required Minor: None.

 


 

Minnesota State University Mankato
Department of Biological Sciences
S-242 Trafton Science Center South
Mankato, MN 56001
(507) 389-2786

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