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School of Biomedical Sciences

BS in Translational Biomedical Sciences
(starting fall 2014)

Joining the fast-growing biomedical workforce requires diverse training in mathematics, statistics, the life sciences and the physical sciences. The Bachelor of Science in Translational Biomedical Sciences effectively integrates these disciplines to facilitate acquisition of a broad knowledge base and skill set. This major is designed to provide an excellent preparation of undergraduate students who pursue any of the following:

For instructions on how to apply, visit Rowan's admission webpage.

Graduation Requirements

Completion of 131 semester hours of course work including the core and electives as well as all Rowan University Gen Ed and Rowan Experience requirements with a minimum GPA of 2.0 would be required for graduation.

Introductory Basic Science and Math
BIOL 01205: Introduction to Biology for Biomedical Sciences I   
BIOL 01206: Introduction to Biology for Biomedical Sciences II    
CHEM 06100: Chemistry I                        
CHEM 06101: Chemistry II                              
CHEM 07200: Organic Chemistry I                                                
CHEM 07203: Organic Chemistry II for Biomedical Sciences                  
MATH 01130: Calculus I                                                                                 
MATH 01131: Calculus II                                                               
STAT 02.284: Statistics for the Biomedical Sciences                                                                                  
PHYS 00220: Introductory Mechanics                                                                
PHYS 00222: Introductory E&M or PHYS 00221: Introductory TFWO                         

Biosciences Core Courses
Systems Physiology
Cellular Biochemistry                                                           
Instrumentation for Biomedical Sciences                         
Molecular and Developmental Biology
Medical Biochemistry
Biophysics I

Bioscience Focus Courses
Advanced Biomedical Instrumentation 
Genetics of Pathogens   
Molecular Pharmacology   
Bioinformatics & Modeling   

Bioscience Specialization Tracks (Choose on track)

Health Professions Track (3 courses)
Bioinformatics Track (3 courses)
Applied Biomedical Sciences Track (3 courses)
Pharmaceutical Track (3 courses)

Biotechology Course
One course approved by advisor

Translational Biomedical Sciences Research
Introduction to Biomedical Sciences I
Introduction to Biomedical Sciences II
6 semesters of Biomedical Research

Example sequence of course work

First Semester

 

Second Semester

 

COMP 01111: College Comp. I

3

COMP 01112: College Comp. II

3

CHEM 06100: Chemistry I

4

CHEM 06101: Chemistry II

4

MATH 01130: Calculus I

4

MATH 01131: Calculus II

4

PHYS 00220: Introductory Mechanics

4

PHYS 00222: Introductory E&M OR
PHYS 00221: Introductory TFWO

4

Introduction to Biomedical Sciences I

2

Introduction to Biomedical Sciences II

2

Term Total

17

Term Total

17

 

Third Semester

 

Fourth Semester

 

BIOL 01205: Intro Biology for BMS I

4

BIOL 01206: Intro Biology for BMS II

4

CHEM 07200: Organic Chemistry I

4

CHEM 07203: Org Chem II for BMS

4

STAT 02.284: Statistics for the Biomedical Sci              

3

CMS 04205: Public Speaking

3

General Education Elective (SBS)

3

General Education Elective (HHL-LIT)

3

Research

2

Research

2

Term Total

16

Term Total

16

 

Fifth Semester

 

Sixth Semester

 

Systems Physiology

4

Cellular Biochemistry

4

Instrumentation for Biomedical Sciences

4

Medical Biochemistry

3

Molecular and Developmental Biology

3

Biophysics I

4
3

General Education Elective (SBS-MG)

3

Advanced Biomedical Instrumentation

3

Research

2

Research

2

Term Total

16

Term Total

16

 

Seventh Semester

 

Eighth Semester

 

Genetics of Pathogens

3

Bioscience Track Elective

3

Molecular Pharmacology

3

Bioscience Track Elective

3

Bioinformatics & Modeling

3

Biotechnology Elective

3

Bioscience Track Elective

3

PHIL09.341 Biomedical Ethics (HHL)

3

Entrepreneurship in Biosciences/Biotechnology

2

General Education Elective (RE-ACE)

3

Research

2

Research

2

Biomedical Frontiers Seminar

0

 

 

Term Total

16

Term Total

17