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Biomedical Sciences, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration

Overview

This Biomedical Sciences Program at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is a unique blend of course work and experiences that gives students a broad conceptual framework while allowing them to focus on applied biomedical sciences.

The programme

The General University Requirements provide students with solid intellectual, cultural and ethical foundations. All Biomedical Sciences students then take a series of Biomedical Sciences Core Requirements. Students then complete courses chosen from one of three specific degree options based on their career interests:

  • Forensic Science Option for the student who plans a career that will use scientific methods and techniques in law enforcement or other legal investigations. This option provides the science student with basic background in criminal justice and rules of evidence.
  • Pre-Clinical Laboratory Science (CLS) Option for the student interested in clinical laboratory science (formerly called medical technology) including obtaining national CLS certification. Clinical laboratory scientists work and consult with physicians and others to gather, analyze, and interpret clinical laboratory data.
  • Pre-Professional Option for the student who plans to continue his or her education in a professional school to become a…
    • Chiropractor
    • Dentist
    • Occupational Therapist
    • Optometrist
    • Pharmacist
    • Physical Therapist
    • Physician, Allopathic (M.D.) or Osteopathic (D.O.)
    • Physician Assistant
    • Podiatrist
    • Veterinarian

    Detailed Programme Facts

    • Programme intensity Full-time
      • Full-time duration 48 months
    • Credits
      120 alternative credits
    • Languages
      • English
    • Delivery mode
      On Campus

    Programme Structure

    Courses include:

    • Biology II
    • Public Speaking
    • Macroeconomic Principles
    • Composition I
    • Composition II
    • U.S. History to 1865
    • U.S. History Since 1865
    • Foundations of Professional Ethics
    • U.S. Government and Politics
    • State and Local Government

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    English Language Requirements

    • Minimum required score:

      6.5

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    • Minimum required score:

      79

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    • Minimum required score:

      550

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    General Requirements

    Freshmen

    High school requirements for Top 10%

    The State of Texas Uniformed Admission Policy and Texas Education Code (TEC) 51.803 - 51.809 requires all first-time freshmen seeking admission at a public Texas four-year institution to meet one of the following college readiness standards.

    • Successfully complete the Recommended or Advanced/Distinguished high school programs or a pre-college high school curriculum equivalent in content and rigor; or
    • Satisfy ACT’s College Readiness Benchmarks (English-18, Reading-22, Mathematics-22, and Science-23) on the ACT assessment; or
    • Earn at least a 1500 out of 2400 SAT assessment score (score considers: Verbal, Math, & Writing) or the equivalent.

    Automatic admission standards

    If you graduated in the top 25% of your high school class and successfully completed the required pre-college curriculum above, you will gain automatic admission without minimum SAT or ACT score requirements. You are, however, still required to submit official scores on either exam to the Office of Recruitment and Admissions.

    The SAT scores reflected in the tables below include the combination of the Critical Reading and Math Sections. Our current test score requirements do not include the writing section component.

    • Class rankSAT

    Top 25%

    • Composite ScoreACT

    No minimum

    • Composite Score

    No minimum

    If you graduated in the top 25% and did not successfully complete a required pre-college curriculum or an equivalent, you must meet one of the following requirements:

    • Satisfy ACT’s College Readiness Benchmarks (English-18, Reading-22, Mathematics-22, and Science-23) on the ACT assessment; or
    • A minimum SAT score of 1500 out of 2400 (score considers: Verbal, Math & Writing) or the equivalent.
    • Those applicants who do not meet Regular Admission Requirements may be considered for admission under our Alternative Admission Procedure.

    High school requirements for all other graduates

    The State of Texas Uniformed Admission Policy and Texas Education Code (TEC) 51.803 - 51.809 requires all first-time freshmen seeking admission at a public Texas four-year institution to meet one of the following college readiness standards.

    • Successfully complete the Recommended or Advanced/Distinguished high school programs or a pre-college high school curriculum equivalent in content and rigor; or
    • Satisfy ACT’s College Readiness Benchmarks (English-18, Reading-22, Mathematics-22, and Science-23) on the ACT assessment; or
    • Earn at least a 1500 out of 2400 SAT assessment score (score considers: Verbal, Math, & Writing) or the equivalent.

    International freshmen

    • ApplyTexas International Freshman Application for Admission
    • $75 application fee
    • International Transcript Evaluation Report
    • Official U.S. college transcripts
    • SAT or ACT scores
    • Affidavit of Support
    • Transfer Report Form

    Tuition Fee

    • International

      13133 USD/module
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 13133 USD per module and a duration of 48 months.
    • National

      13133 USD/module
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 13133 USD per module and a duration of 48 months.
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    13133 $ per 25 credit hrs

    Living costs for Corpus Christi

    • 894 - 1660 USD/month
      Living Costs

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