Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Biomedical Sciences

Mr. Martin

The degree plan for a B.S. in Biomedical Sciences is currently being updated. Please contact the Department of Biology for more information.

Download the current degree plan as a Microsoft Excel file.

Degree Requirements
Bachelor of Science
Biomedical Sciences*

Freshman Year
BIOL 1306/1106     4
CHEM 1311/1111    4
ENGL 1301             3
MATH 2413            4
UNIV 1101             1
                          17


BIOL 1307/1107           4
CHEM 1312/1112          4
ENGL 1302                   3
UNIV 1102                   1
^Social/behavioral        3
^Visual/performing arts   3
                                 8

Junior Year
BIOL 3402            4
BIOL 3408            4
CHEM 3323/3123   4
HIST 1302            3
                         15

BIOL 4401              4
CHEM 3325/3125     4
STAT 4301              3
^Global learning      3
                           14

Sophomore Year
BIOL 2421               4
PHYS 1301/1101      4
POLS 2301              3
^Oral commun         3
                            14

HIST 1301                  3
PHYS 1302/1102         4
POLS 2302                 3
^Literature/philos        3
Minor/free Elective       3
                               16
Senior Year
BIOL 4355              3
BIOL, adv.*            3
Free Electives, adv.  3
Minor, adv.**          3
                           12

BIOL 4426               4
BIOL, adv.               3
Free Electives           5
Minor, adv.**           3
                            15

Total Hrs Required: 120

*Student pursuing the pre-professional option may choose from any approved biology electives. Students pursuing the research track are required to enroll once in BIOL 4304. All other advanced biology electives for the research track may be chosen from any approved biology electives.
**Student pursuing the pre-professional option may choose from approved minor electives in any suitable field. Students pursuing the research track are required to minor in Chemistry and are required to take CHEM 4341/CHEM 4342.

Biology Courses

BIOL 1306/1106 - General Biology I
BIOL 1307/1107 - General Biology II
BIOL 2421 - Elementary Microbiology
BIOL 3402 - Genetics
BIOL 3408 - Animal Physiology

BIOL 4355 - Molecular Genetics
BIOL 4401 - Molecular Biology
BIOL 4426 - Cellular Physiology
6 hrs Advanced BIOL

Chemistry Courses

CHEM 1311/1111 and 1312/1112
CHEM 3323/3123 and 3325/3125

Math Courses

MATH 2413 - Calculus I
STAT 4301

Science Courses

Physics
PHYS 1301/1101 and 1302/1102

General Education/Other Courses

ENGL 1301 and 1302
HIST 1301 and 1302
POLS 2301 and 2302
3 hrs Social/Behavioral
3 hrs Literature/Philosophy
3 hrs Visual/Performing Arts
3 hrs Oral Communication
3 hrs Minor or Any Elective
3 hrs Advanced Minor Field
8 hrs Electives including 3 advanced
UNIV 1101 and 1102



This page was last updated on: April 19, 2013