Biomedical Sciences BS

Chemistry, anatomy, biology, physics and statistics

The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Biomedical Sciences degree program consists of a rigorous, hands-on laboratory based curriculum that emphasizes concentrations in biological sciences and biochemistry to prepare students for direct entry into analytical/research laboratories and health sciences. This degree also prepares students for a variety of science-related positions in pharmaceutics, medical manufacturing, clinical and environmental chemistry, laboratories, health departments, zoos and museums. Coursework includes physics, chemistry, biology, microbiology, molecular biology and genetics with a variety of upper-level concentrations to suit a student’s individual interests.

Infused with scientific writing, critical thinking and communication requirements, graduates of the program will be prepared for a variety of science related careers. Graduates will also obtain the core prerequisites necessary to succeed in science graduate programs, as well as professional programs such as medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine, podiatry, chiropractic medicine, occupational and physical therapy, and physician assistant programs.

 

Degree Options

NOVA Graduate PA Program

FSCJ’s NOVA PA Preferred Application Cohort is a unique opportunity for highly motivated, qualified degree-seeking students currently enrolled in FSCJ’s Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences program. Once your completed interest form has been reviewed, you will be contacted by a program representative to learn more about the program and to complete an official intake form.

Program Code: T300

120 Credits

School of Health, Education and Human Services
Deadlines

Admissions to this program occur continually throughout the term. If you plan to use financial aid, applications must be received by the priority deadlines listed below to allow sufficient time for processing.

Fall Term - June 1
Spring Term - October 1
Summer Term - February 1

Email has become the College’s preferred method of communication. Information regarding admissions decisions has transitioned from mail to email, and it will be delivered only to your FSCJ student email account.


Financial Aid Eligibility

Financial aid is available, if qualified.

Email

biomedicalsciences@fscj.edu

Phone
(904) 646-2300
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Alternative ways to earn credit

You may be eligible to receive credit toward this degree through Prior Learning Assessment. Examples include industry certifications, certain PSAV programs, credit by examination, or creating a portfolio of learning experiences. For more information, contact an academic advisor or learn more about Accelerated College.

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Program/Course Requirements

Students pursuing the B.S. in Biomedical Sciences must complete 120 credit hours. Students are encouraged to speak with an academic advisor when selecting courses. For students applying for Fall Term 2016 or later, a degree plan of study is available that details course requirements and scheduling. Program worksheets are also available for students to use to track their progression through the degree program.

*Students admitted prior to Fall 2015, please contact the Student Success Center at your nearest campus for the degree plan of study or program worksheet for your catalog year. 

Career Opportunities

A degree in biomedical science will put you at the frontlines of medical research. You will receive the valuable skills and knowledge to compete in today’s ever-changing medical field.

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