The Biological Sciences program with an emphasis in Biomedical Sciences provides students the opportunity to explore biology as it relates to the health of humans and animals by taking classes in cell biology, physiology, histology, immunology, microbiology, and biochemistry. The Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences with an emphasis in Biomedical Sciences program is designed to broaden and deepen the scientific knowledge base. There are numerous opportunities for individuals moving directly into the workforce with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences with an emphasis in Biomedical Sciences in the areas of education, research, sales, hospital, and institutional work. Alternatively, students may pursue an advanced degree or a career in healthcare like a physician, physician’s assistant, dentist, optometrist, or veterinarian. A Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences with an emphasis in Biomedical Sciences will position individuals well for admission into an advanced or professional degree program. Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences with an emphasis in Biomedical Sciences majors work closely with a faculty advisor to tailor course selections to fit their specific career goals.
Biological Sciences (Biomedical Sciences) BS Degree Requirements (124 hours)
Biological Sciences (Biomedical Sciences) BS Semester-by-semester Guide
Availability: Hattiesburg Campus
Admission Requirements: See University Admission Policies
Program Academic Policies and Requirements:
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- Students seeking a second baccalaureate in biological sciences typically complete the same course requirements as do students seeking the first baccalaureate. These courses include the major area of study requirements, the additional requirements, the upper-level writing-intensive course, and the calculus competency. Students must meet with the school director to finalize specific degree requirements during the first semester of seeking the second baccalaureate.
- A student’s choice of degree program and curriculum should be determined in consultation with an advisor.