Bunker Hill Community College

Bunker Hill Community College

Biological Sciences: Medical Professions Option

Associate in Science Science, Engineering and Mathematics - Biology and Chemistry

This curriculum map contains the new General Education Requirements and applies ONLY to students entering the program beginning fall 2019. Current students should log in to BHCC Self-Service to review their specific program requirements or contact LifeMap/Advising for more information. Prospective students should go to bhcc.edu/admissions and contact an admissions counselor.
Semester 1 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
ENG-111 College Writing I
3

This course meets the General Education requirement for Academic Discourse.

(Formerly Area 1)

Prerequisites: ENG-095 and ESL-098 or RDG-095 or placement

CHM-201 General Chemistry I/Lab
4

Prerequisites: ENG-111 and MAT-197; Pre/co-requisite: MAT-095

MAT-281 Calculus I
4

Prerequisite: MAT-197

BIO-195 General Biology I/Lab
4

Prerequisites: ENG-095 and MAT-094 and ESL-098 or RDG-095

Total Credits:
Semester 2 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
ENG-112 College Writing II
3

This course meets the General Education requirement for Research Writing.

(Formerly Area 1)

Prerequisite: ENG- 111

GenEd-CCC Community & Cultural Contexts
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

This course meets the General Education requirement for Community & Cultural Contexts.

(Formerly Area 2)

Choose one course from Community and Contexts Menu

BIO-196 General Biology II/Lab
4

Prerequisite: BIO-195

CHM-202 General Chemistry II/Lab
4

Prerequisite: CHM-201

GenEd-CW Creative Work
3

This course meets the General Education requirement for Creative Work.

(Formerly Area 6)

Choose one course from Creative Work Menu

Total Credits:
Semester 3 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
BIO-207 Cell Biology/Lab
4

Prerequisites: BIO-195 and BIO-196 or BIO-120 and BIO-195

CHM-251 Organic Chemistry I/Lab
4

Prerequisites: CHM-202 and ENG-112

PHY-251 College Physics I/Lab
PHY-201 General Physics/Lab
4

Prerequisite for PHY-251: MAT-281

Prerequisite for PHY-201: MAT-197

Elective Elective
3

See semester advising note

Total Credits:
Semester 4 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
Elective-1 Elective
3-4

See semester advising note

PHY-252 College Physics II/Lab
PHY-202 General Physics II/Lab
4

Prerequisites for PHY-252: PHY-251; Pre/co-requisite: MAT-282

Prerequisites for PHY-202: PHY-201

GenEd-E General Education Elective
3

This course meets the General Education requirement for General Education Elective.

Choose a course from the General Education Scientific Reasoning, Community/Cultural Contexts, Creative Work or Elective Menus.

Elective-2 Elective
3-4

See semester advising note

Total Credits:
Last Modified Date: April 22, 2019

Upon Completion of this Concentration Graduates will be able to:

  • Use currently accepted biological, chemical and physical concepts to investigate problems and ideas presented in advanced study related to health and medicine. 
  • Use biological concepts to evaluate their own science related concerns such as personal health or health careers.
  • Use laboratory technology, equipment and techniques to investigate scientific problems critically and safely using proper scientific methods.
  • Use molecular and cellular laboratory techniques that are commonly used in Biotechnology and Medicine.
  • Explain the major concepts of cell structure, function and cellular processes that are key to life.

Career Outlook

This option will allow students to transfer to four-year colleges and universities to seek a bachelor’s degree to pursue a career in the health professions. Students should enroll in this option if they plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to pursue admission to programs in medical, veterinary, pharmacy, physician’s assistant or physical therapy professions.