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Biology - Biomedical

University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS)

48 months
20067 USD/year
20067 USD/year
8523 USD/year
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Biology - Biomedical from University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) survey the origins, maintenance, and conservation of biological diversity, as well as the molecular, genetic, and cellular basis of life. 


Biology - Biomedical from University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS)  is designed specifically for students seeking a curriculum with emphasis on the biology of human health and disease. In this option, students choose among an extensive set of electives, including human anatomy, physiology, nutrition and epidemiology. This option prepares students for health-related professions and graduate programs. It is recommended that students seeking the Biomedical Science Option declare so to an advisor by the end of their freshman year. 

Graduates with Biology - Biomedical from University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) will:

  • be able to apply the scientific method: formulate a testable hypothesis, design and conduct scientific investigation, and interpret study findings.
  • understand the fundamental processes of cells that are interwoven within one large biochemical network.
  • be able to: 1) Explain from a biochemical perspective how genetic information is stored, expressed and inherited, and 2) Explain the inheritance patterns of traits, and what factors influence the prevalence of traits.
  • be able to identify the major classes of macromolecules, to recognize the principal biosynthetic and energy pathways of living organisms, and to understand the connections between biological systems and the molecular structures of their constituent parts.
  • be able to identify evidence to support common descent of all living organisms, to understand the factors that contribute to and the consequences of evolutionary change, and to apply “evolutionary thinking” to explain biological phenomena. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Nutrition for Health Sciences
  • Microbiology: Bacteriology/Mycology
  • Bacteriology/Mycology Laboratory
  • Microbiology: Virology
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Histology
  • Immunology
  • Developmental Neurobiology
  • Epidemiology
  • Cardiovascular Physiology
  • Skeletal Muscle Physiology
  • Biomechanics/Kinesiology
  • Human Metabolism
  • Biochemistry 
  • Nutrition, Exercise, and Health in Women

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • First-Time Freshman Application
  • Submit Application Fee
  • Submit Your High School/Ged Transcripts
  • Submit Your Sat/Act Scores 
  • English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20067 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 20067 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    20067 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20067 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    8523 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8523 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Colorado Springs

950 - 1350 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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