Biomedical Sciences, B.S.

The study of biomedical sciences is relevant to the understanding and treatment of human diseases.

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Program Intro

CBU’s biomedical sciences program emphasizes human biology, pathobiology and pharmacology and includes multiple opportunities to engage in community service and leadership. It prepares students for success in graduate programs as our department sees a high level of students accepted into medical schools.

74 Units

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24 Required Major Courses
100 % Christian Faculty and Staff

Why Study Biomedical Sciences at CBU?

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Students have abundant opportunity to engage in hands-on learning and collaborative research with faculty. Our diverse, highly qualified and caring faculty is interested in helping to develop the whole person so that students will leave here as Christian scholars who can make a positive impact in our world.

What You'll Learn

Graduates of CBU's biomedical sciences bachelor's program will learn to:

Program Details

BIO 313: Genetics

The principles of genetics including the nature of genetic materials, chromosome mechanics, genetic recombination, and gene action.

BIO 305: Microbiology with Lab

A general survey of microorganisms with an emphasis on bacteria.

BIO 404: Pharmacology with Discussion

This course will introduce the student to basic and clinical pharmacology as related to the promotion of health and alleviation of disease.

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Dennis K. Bideshi, Ph.D.

Professor of Biology
Licensed Clinical Laboratory Scientist - Microbiologist: M(CLS), M(ASCP)

Office Phone: 951-343-4397
Office Location: James Building (West), 200

Hyun-Woo (Andrew) Park, Ph.D.

Professor of Biology

Office Phone: 951-343-4766
Office Location: James Building, Room 201

Bruce Prins, Ph.D.

Professor of Biology
Department Chair, Biological Sciences
Program Director, M.S. in Biomedical Sciences

Office Phone: 951-343-4266
Office Location: James Building, 461

Stephen Runyan, Ph.D.

Professor of Biology

Office Phone: 951-552-8452
Office Location: Mission Hall 104


Career Possibilities

Graduates of CBU's biomedical sciences bachelor's program will be well prepared for various careers and/or graduate school. Some careers listed below may require further education.

  • Doctor
  • Dentist
  • Pharmacist
  • Podiatrist
  • Nurse
  • Physical Therapist
  • Chiropractor
  • Physician
  • Physician Assistant

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