Biomedical Sciences: B.S. Biomedical Sciences
Cytotechnology Submajor

Curriculum (128 Credits)


For descriptions of undergraduate courses, see the Undergraduate Catalog.

Freshman Year | Sophomore Year | Junior Year | Senior Year


FRESHMAN YEAR - Semester I
Course Number Course Name Credits
CHEM 102 Gen Chem* 5
BIO SCI 202 Anatomy & Phys I* 4
BMS 101 Intro to Clin. Lab Sci# (2)
BMS 205 Intro to Diag Medicine# (3)
Electives   3
Total: 12(17)


FRESHMAN YEAR - Semester II
Course Number Course Name Credits
CHEM 104 Gen Chem & Qual* 5
BIO SCI 203 Anatomy & Phys II* 4
HS 224 Intro to Microcomp 3
Electives   3
Total: 15


SOPHOMORE YEAR - Semester I
Course Number Course Name Credits
BIO SCI 325 Genetics* 3
BMS 301-303 Human Pathophys* 3
CHEM 341 Organic Lec* 3
CHEM 342 Organic Lab* 2
ENGLISH 207 Health Science Writing (OWCB) 3
Total: 14


SOPHOMORE YEAR - Semester II
Course Number Course Name Credits
CHEM 221 Quant Analysis 4
KIN 270 Statistics in Health 3
BMS 304-305 Human Pathophys* 2
Electives   6
Total: 15


JUNIOR YEAR - Semester I
Course Number Course Name Credits
BIO SCI 383 Gen Microbiol* 4
CHEM 501 Biochem* 3
BMS 427 Clin Immunology 3
BMS 428 Clin Immunology Lab 1
Electives   3
Total: 14


JUNIOR YEAR - Semester II
Course Number Course Name Credits
BMS 420 Intro Heme 3
BMS 421 Intro Heme Lab 1
BMS 431 Clin Chem 3
BMS 432 Clin Chem Lab 1
BMS 534 Med Micro 3
BMS 535 Med Micro Lab 2
BMS 560 Molecular Diagnostics 2
BMS 561 Molecular Diagnostics Lab 1
Total: 16


SENIOR YEAR - Professional Training - Summer Session
Course Number Course Name Credits
BMS 521 Applied Clin Hematology 2
BMS 522 Hemostasis 1
BMS 536 Applied Clin Micro 2
BMS 537 Med Parasit/Mycology 2
BMS 541 Urinalysis 1
BMS 542 Applied Clin Chem 2
Total: 10


SENIOR YEAR - Professional Training - Semester I
Course Number Course Name Credits
BMS 501 Introduction to Cytology 1
BMS 575 Cyto. Fem Gen Lec 4
BMS 576 Cyto. Fem Gen Lab 4
BMS 577 Cyto. Resp Tract 3
Total: 12


SENIOR YEAR - Professional Training - Semester II
Course Number Course Name Credits
BMS 578 Cyto GI & GU Tracts 2
BMS 579 Cyto Effusion & CMS 3
BMS 580 Aspir/Misc Cyto 4
BMS 581 Spec Proc Cyto 1
BMS 582 Breast Cytology 1
BMS 586 Cytology Lab Operations & Quality 1
Total: 12


SENIOR YEAR - Summer semester
Course Number Course Name Credits
BMS 583 Cytology Prep Techniques 1
BMS 587 Research Methods in Cytology 1
BMS 588 Diagonostic Microscopy in Cytology 5
Total: 7

Notes:
# Strongly recommended, not required.
*Students must achieve a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.500 in these required science courses.

Electives must be used to satisfy the GER distribution requirement of

  • Fine arts - 3 crs.
  • Humanities - 6 crs.
  • Social Science and Cultural Diversity - 6 crs.

The following is a list of CHS courses not required in your curriculum. We invite you to consider these when choosing courses to satisfy free electives or GER requirements.
Course Number Course Title GER Designation Credits
HS 105 Survey of the Health Professions Social Science 3
HCA 203 Human life Cycle Social Science 3
BMS 245 Developing Cultural Competency Social Science 3
THERREC 103 Intro to Leisure Humanities 3
HCA 212 Drugs Used and Abused Social Science 3
BMS 260 Intro Complementary & Alternative Med Social Science 3