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Department of Biomedical & Translational Sciences

BS in Translational Biomedical Sciences

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.

General Education
Courses that satisfy the Rowan Experience requirements including Composition I & II, Public Speaking.

Introductory Basic Science and Math
BIOL 01205: Foundations of Biology for Biomedical Sciences I 
BIOL 01206: Foundations of 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 
Basic Instrumentation of Biomedical Sciences 
Translational Cell Biology
Medical Biochemistry
PHYS 00360 Biophysics I

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

Biomedical and Translational Sciences Research
BMS 01205 Introduction to Biomedical Sciences I
BMS 01210 Introduction to Biomedical Sciences II
6 semesters of Translational Biomedical Research
Biomedical Science Frontiers Seminar I
Biomedical Science Frontiers Seminar II

Bioscience Electives (Chosen in consultation with advisor)
12 credits


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

General Education Elective

3

PHYS 00 220: Introductory Mechanics

4

BMS 01205: Intro to Biomedical Sciences I

2

BMS 01210: Intro to Biomedical Sciences II

2

Term Total

16

Term Total

17

 

Third Semester

 

Fourth Semester

 

BIOL 01205: Found of Biology for BMS I

4

BIOL 01206: Found of Biology for BMS II

4

CHEM 07200: Organic Chemistry I

4

CHEM 07203: Org Chem II for BMS

4

CMS 04205: Public Speaking

3

STAT 02.284: Statistics for Biomedical Sci

3

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

4

General Education Elective

3

Translational Biomedical Research

2

Translational Biomedical Research

2

Term Total

17

Term Total

16

 

Fifth Semester

 

Sixth Semester

 

Cellular Biochemistry

4

Systems Physiology

4

Basic Instrumentation of Biomedical Sciences

3

Advanced Biomedical Instrumentation

4

Translational Cell Biology

3

PHYS 00360 Biophysics I

4

Bioscience Track Elective

4

Medical Biochemistry

3

Translational Biomedical Research

2

Translational Biomedical Research

2

Term Total

16

Term Total

17

 

Seventh Semester

 

Eighth Semester

 

Genetics of Pathogens

3

Bioscience Track Elective

4

Molecular Pharmacology

3

General Education Elective

3

Bioinformatics & Modeling

3

General Education Elective

3

Bioscience Track Elective

4

PHIL 09.341 Biomedical Ethics OR
PHIL 09.369 Philosophy of Science (WI) OR
PHIL 09.376 Philosophy of Medicine (WI)

3

Biomedical Science Frontiers Seminar I

1

Biomedical Science Frontiers Seminar II

1

Translational Biomedical Research

2

Translational Biomedical Research

2

Term Total

16

Term Total

16