Undergraduate Degree - Biomedical Laboratory Science

Program:
Biomedical Laboratory Science
Program Code:
7100 Biomedical Laboratory Science
Program Level:
Undergraduate
Award Type:
Bachelor of Science
Start Term:
SS11
Department:
Biomedical Laboratory Diagnostics Program
Relevant Excerpt(s) from Academic Programs:


Excerpt from the official Academic Programs Catalog:

Listed below are the approved requirements for the program from the official Academic Programs Catalog.
Students must consult their advisors to learn which specific requirements apply to their degree programs.
Following this section are the requirements as represented in Degree Navigator, MSU's online advising tool. The Degree Navigator section is only available for programs using Degree Navigator for degree certification.

College of Natural Science

Biomedical Laboratory Diagnostics Program

Undergraduate Programs
Biomedical Laboratory Science

The biomedical laboratory science major is designed to prepare students for careers as laboratorians in a variety of settings or to pursue graduate or advanced professional education.  The clinical laboratory experience required for national certification as a laboratory professional is not included in this program.  Students desiring certification are responsible for securing accredited clinical experiences subsequent to completion of the degree requirements.  The Biomedical Laboratory Diagnostics Program will assist students in seeking and gaining placements.

Requirements for the Bachelor of Science Degree in Biomedical Laboratory Science
  1. The University requirements for bachelor's degrees as described in the Undergraduate Education section of this catalog; 120 credits, including general elective credits, are required for the Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Laboratory Science.

    The University's Tier II writing requirement for the Biomedical Laboratory Science  major is met by completing Biomedical Laboratory Diagnostics 455.  That course is referenced in item 3. b. below.

    Students who are enrolled in the College of Natural Science may complete the alternative track to Integrative Studies in Biological and Physical Sciences that is described in item 1. under the heading Graduation Requirements in the College statement.  Certain courses referenced in requirement 3. below may be used to satisfy the alternative track.
  2. The requirements of the College of Natural Science for the Bachelor of Science degree.

    The credits earned in certain courses referenced in requirement 3. below may be counted toward College requirements as appropriate.
  3. The following requirements for the major:
    a. Courses outside Biomedical Laboratory Science (43 to 46 credits):
    (1) All of the following courses (26 credits):
    BS 161 Cell and Molecular Biology 3
    BS 171 Cell and Molecular Biology Laboratory 2
    CEM 141 General Chemistry 4
    CEM 161 Chemistry Laboratory I 1
    CEM 162 Chemistry Laboratory II 1
    CEM 251 Organic Chemistry I 3
    CEM 252 Organic Chemistry II 3
    MMG 463 Medical Microbiology 3
    PHY 231 Introductory Physics I 3
    PHY 232 Introductory Physics II 3
    (2) One of the following courses (3 credits):
    MTH 124 Survey of Calculus I 3
    MTH 132 Calculus I 3
    (3) One of the following courses (3 or 4 credits):
    STT 200 Statistical Methods 3
    STT 201 Statistical Methods 4
    STT 231 Statistics for Scientists 3
    STT 351 Probability and Statistics for Engineering 3
    STT 421 Statistics I 3
    (4) One of the following, either (a) or (b) (4 or 6 credits):
    (a) BMB 401 Comprehensive Biochemistry 4
    (b) BMB 461 Advanced Biochemistry I 3
    BMB 462 Advanced Biochemistry II 3
    (5) One of the following, either (a), (b), or (c) (4 credits):
    (a) PSL 250 Introductory Physiology 4
    (b) PSL 310 Physiology for Pre-Health Professionals 4
    (c) PSL 431 Human Physiology I 4
    PSL 432 Human Physiology II 4
    (6) One of the following courses (3 credits):
    MMG 201 Fundamentals of Microbiology 3
    MMG 301 Introductory Microbiology 3
    b. All of the following Biomedical Laboratory Diagnostics courses (30 credits):
    BLD 204 Mechanisms of Disease 3
    BLD 213 Application of Clinical Laboratory Principles 2
    BLD 220 Preparing for a Health Professions Career 1
    BLD 324 Fundamentals of Hematology, Hemostasis and Urinalysis 3
    BLD 414 Clinical Chemistry Analysis and Practice 3
    BLD 416 Clinical Chemistry  4
    BLD 424 Advanced Hematology, Hemostasis, and Urinalysis 2
    BLD 430 Molecular Laboratory Diagnostics 2
    BLD 434 Clinical Immunology 3
    BLD 435 Transfusion Medicine 2
    BLD 450 Eukaryotic Pathogens 3
    BLD 455 Integrating Clinical Laboratory Science Discipline (W) 2


Degree Requirements from Degree Navigator.

NOTE: Degree Navigator is an advising tool only and should not be viewed as a contract with the student. Any questions about the requirements should be directed to an academic advisor.


Biomedical Laboratory Science, BS (7100)

Required Credits: 120    Program Version: FS16

Requirement 1: University Tier I Writing
University Tier I Writing: 1 course from WRA101, WRA195H, LB133, MC111, MC112, RCAH111

Requirement 2: University Mathematics
University Mathematics: The required number of courses from 1 of the following sets of courses
MTH2: 1 course
At least 1 course from LB118, MTH110, MTH116, MTHRQMT, MTHWAIV1, MTHWAIV2, Mathematics Pre-Matriculation, Mathematics Post-Matriculation
MTH1: 2 courses
At least 1 course from MTH103, MTH103WAIV
At least 1 course from MTH112, MTH114, MTH124, MTH132, MTH152H, MTH201, STT200, STT201

Requirement 3: University IAH201 - IAH210
University IAH201 - IAH210: 4 credits from IAH201, IAH202, IAH203, IAH204, IAH205, IAH206, IAH207, IAH208, IAH209, IAH210, RCAH201, ANY IAH BELOW 211

Requirement 4: University IAH211 or higher
University IAH211 or higher: 4 credits from IAH211A, IAH211B, IAH211C, IAH211D, IAH221A, IAH221B, IAH221C, IAH231A, IAH231B, IAH231C, IAH241A, IAH241B, IAH241C, IAH241D, IAH241E, IAH241F, IAH241G, RCAH202, TRANSFER IAH, ANY IAH211 OR HIGHER, approved LB courses

Requirement 5: University ISS200 Series
University ISS200 Series: 4 credits from ISS210, ISS215, ISS220, ISS225, ISS230, ISS235, MC201, TRANSFER ISS 200 LEVEL, ANY ISS 200 LEVEL

Requirement 6: University ISS300 Series
University ISS300 Series: 4 credits from ISS305, ISS308, ISS310, ISS315, ISS318, ISS320, ISS325, ISS327, ISS328, ISS330A, ISS330B, ISS330C, ISS335, ISS336, MC202, ANY ISS 300 LEVEL, approved LB courses

Requirement 7: University ISB
University ISB: 3 credits from ISB200, ISB201, ISB202, ISB204, TRANSFER ISB, ISB ALTERNATIVE TRACK, ANY 3 CREDIT ISB COURSE

Requirement 8: University ISP
University ISP: 3 credits from ISP203A, ISP203B, ISP205, ISP207, ISP209, ISP213H, ISP215, ISP217, ISP220, ISP221, TRANSFER ISP, ISP ALTERNATIVE TRACK, ANY 3 CREDIT ISP COURSE

Requirement 9: University Laboratory Experience
University Laboratory Experience: The required number of credits from 1 of the following sets of courses
Univ Lab: 2 credits
At least 2 credits from ISB201L, ISB208L, ISP203L, ISP205L, ISP207L, ISP209L, ISP217L, ANY 2 CREDIT ISB/ISP LAB, LAB EXPERIENCE ALTERNATIVE TRACK, TRANSFER LAB
Alternative: 2 credits
At least 1 credit from ISB201L, ISB208L, ISP203L, ISP205L, ISP207L, ISP209L, ISP217L, ANY 2 CREDIT ISB/ISP LAB, LAB EXPERIENCE ALTERNATIVE TRACK, TRANSFER LAB
At least 1 credit from an Alternative Track Lab credit

Requirement 10: University Diversity Distribution
University Diversity Distribution: A total 2 courses
At least 1 course from NationalIAH or ISS courses emphasizing national diversity or both national diversity and international and multicultural diversity
At least 1 course from InternationalIAH or ISS courses emphasizing international and multicultural diversity or both national diversity and international and multicultural diversity
Conditions:
University Diversity Distribution: No more than 1 course from IAH or ISS emphasizing both national diversity and international and multicultural diversity in Requirement(s) 10

Requirement 11: Major - Biomedical Laboratory Science - Biochemistry
Major - Biomedical Laboratory Science - Biochemistry: The required number of courses from 1 of the following sets of courses
1 course from BMB401
2 courses from BMB461, BMB462

Requirement 12: Major - Biomedical Laboratory Science - Biology and Laboratory
Major - Biomedical Laboratory Science - Biology and Laboratory: 2 courses from BS161, BS171

Requirement 13: Major - Biomedical Laboratory Science - General Chemistry
Major - Biomedical Laboratory Science - General Chemistry: 1 course from CEM141

Requirement 14: Major - Biomedical Laboratory Science - General Chemistry Laboratory
Major - Biomedical Laboratory Science - General Chemistry Laboratory: 2 courses from CEM161, CEM162

Requirement 15: Major - Biomedical Laboratory Science - Organic Chemistry I and II
Major - Biomedical Laboratory Science - Organic Chemistry I and II: 2 courses from CEM251, CEM252

Requirement 16: Major - Biomedical Laboratory Science - Microbiology
Major - Biomedical Laboratory Science - Microbiology: 1 course from MMG301, MMG201

Requirement 17: Major - Biomedical Laboratory Science - Medical Microbiology
Major - Biomedical Laboratory Science - Medical Microbiology: 1 course from MMG463

Requirement 18: Major - Biomedical Laboratory Science - Physics I and II
Major - Biomedical Laboratory Science - Physics I and II: 2 courses from PHY231, PHY232

Requirement 19: Major - Biomedical Laboratory Science - Physiology
Major - Biomedical Laboratory Science - Physiology: The required number of courses from 1 of the following sets of courses
1 course from PSL250
1 course from PSL310
2 courses from PSL431, PSL432

Requirement 20: Major - Biomedical Laboratory Science - Calculus
Major - Biomedical Laboratory Science - Calculus: 1 course from MTH124, MTH132

Requirement 21: Major - Biomedical Laboratory Science - Statistics
Major - Biomedical Laboratory Science - Statistics: 1 course from STT200, STT201, STT231, STT351, STT421

Requirement 22: Major - Biomedical Laboratory Science - Core
Major - Biomedical Laboratory Science - Core: 12 courses from BLD204, BLD213, BLD220, BLD324, BLD414, BLD416, BLD424, BLD430, BLD434, BLD435, BLD450, BLD455

Requirement 23: College Distribution
College Distribution: 30 credits from courses numbered at the 300 and 400 levels. See academic advisor.

Requirement 24: Electives
Electives: 0 credits from Electives at Michigan State University and transfer coursework. This number can change based on the credits of the coursework taken to fulfill University, College, and Major requirements. Please contact your academic advisor with any questions.

Requirement 25: University Residency
University Residency: 30 credits from MSU coursework, 27 credits from MSU courses taken after reaching junior standing, 20 credits from courses offered by MSU while admitted to major & 20 of the last 30 credits must be MSU courses. Please see academic advisor.