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    North Carolina Central University
  Dec 14, 2017
University Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018

Biology, Pre-Medicine and Pre-Dentistry (Biomedical Sciences) Concentration, B.S.

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Curriculum Requirements

The undergraduate courses in the Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences are designed to provide a basic program for the training and development of prospective biologists, including students interested in careers in fundamental research, biotechnology, and teaching as well as those planning to enter such applied fields as medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine, laboratory technology, conservation, industry, and environmentally related fields. The general biology program provides as a part of the liberal arts program the opportunity for students to acquire a broad knowledge of biology and an appreciation of the biological sciences.

1. 120 Semester Hours:

Minimum of 120 semester hours with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher in the major and cumulative. The last 30 semester hours must be completed at NCCU. Students must repeat ‘D’ and ‘F’ grades in major courses with no grade lower than “C” in any biology, chemistry, physics, or mathematics course.

2. General Education Requirement:

Freshman and sophomore years: completion of the General Education Curriculum  (GEC).  Science and mathematics courses required for the major satisfy GEC science and mathematics requirements.

3. Program Requirements:

4. Concentration Requirements

Students must earn a C or better in all Biology elective courses.  Complete 20 hours, including three courses taken from three categories of required electives as listed below:

Complete at least one of the following courses emphasizing biodiversity and environmental biology:

5. Additional Requirements

Program Notes:

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