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The Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences* is a hybrid program which serves as a pre-professional pathway with a focus on basic, foundational, and health-related sciences. The Biomedical Sciences program will prepare its students for entering the workforce and/or graduate healthcare, science and research degree programs that require a bachelor’s degree for admission. Potential educational pathways include:

  • Medical, dental, optometry, veterinary, and osteopathic medicine
  • Allied health programs (physician assistant, chiropractic medicine, respiratory care, physical therapy, cardiovascular perfusion, medical laboratory science)
  • Biomedical science (biochemistry, microbiology, pharmacology, physiology, pathology)
  • Forensic science
  • Biotechnology research and development
  • Postsecondary teaching

Program Goals and Student Learning Outcomes

The goals of the Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Science program are to prepare its graduates for:

  • Transferring foundational and conceptual knowledge to authentic situations.
  • Functioning as part of a collaborative team through effective communication.
  • Applying diverse learning experiences to personal and professional growth.

The curriculum associated with Cabarrus College of Health Sciences’ BS in Biomedical Sciences is intended to accomplish the following learning outcomes:

  • Communicate science in multiple media.
  • Explain the regulatory mechanisms which control the operation of natural and physical systems.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the experimental techniques and methods.
  • Elucidate communication methods within the health care industry.
  • Evaluate ethical conduct in scientific activities.
  • Discuss the scope of practice of the various health professions within the context of the health care system in the United States.

 *Pending SACSCOC approval