Biomedical Science (Arizona State University)
Arizona State University offers students in the Biological Sciences major the opportunity to have a biomedical sciences concentration. This program gives students who wish to pursue careers in medicine or biomedical research the coursework they need to succeed. The BS degree with the biomedical sciences concentration requires 120 credit hours and four years to complete.
Classes reflect an emphasis on cell and developmental biology, genetics, neurobiology, physiology, and behavior. The curriculum is aligned with the competencies recommended for premed students by the American Medical Colleges and the Howard Hughes Medical Committee and is designed to help students take and pass the MCAT.
Upper level coursework includes immunology, biomedical research, and medicine in society. Students are encouraged to apply for internships and pursue individualized research projects as well. The scholastic environment encourages critical intellectual skills and problem solving to further prepare the graduates for careers in academic, clinical, or industry settings.
ASU's academic programs are spread across campuses in the Phoenix Metropolitan Area; however, unlike most multi-campus institutions, the campuses of ASU are all individually different- each has its own distinct function to fulfill in line with the university's mission.Read more About this school