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Program at a Glance

Program
Bachelor
College(s)
College of Medicine
Department(s)
Biomedical Sciences
$212.28 per credit hour
$748.89 per credit hour

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Admission Requirements

  • Students who declare this major are admitted in a "Pending" status.
  • In order for students to transition out of "Pending" status, they must earn a "C" or better in each of the following courses or their equivalents: BSC 2010C, CHM 2045C, CHM 2046, CHM 2210.

Degree Requirements

  • Students who change degree programs and select this major must adopt the most current catalog.
  • Students should complete the General Education Program before transferring within the Florida CollegeSystem or State University System.
  • Grades below "C" in Common Program Prerequisites, Core Requirements and Restricted Electives are not accepted.
  • Students in undergraduate majors within the College of Medicine are expected to consistently make good progress towards their degrees. Therefore, the COM/BSBS Progress Policy mandates that undergraduate students meet the requirements of the policy. Below are the specific requirements of the Progress Policy:
    • Students with 3 withdrawal (W) grades will be placed in a probationary status.
    • Students with 5 withdrawal (W) grades will meet with an advisor from the Knights Major Exploration and Transition Center for selection of a different major.
    • Medical withdrawals are not included in this withdrawal component.
    • Students who earned 5 low grades (C-, D, F, W, NC, U) will be placed on a probationary status and will meet with a peer mentor for major advising.
    • Students who earn more than 8 low grades (C-, D, F, W, NC, U), will meet with an advisor from Knights Major Exploration and Transition Center for selection of a different major.
    • Students with 2 unsuccessful attempts of the same UCF course will be placed on a probationary status and will meet with a peer mentor for major advising.
    • Students with 3 unsuccessful attempts of the same UCF course will meet with an advisor from the Knights Major Exploration and Transition Center for selection of a different major.
  • Students in the Neuroscience track must maintain a minimum science GPA of 3.2. Students who are unable to maintain such GPA must revert back into the non-track Biomedical Sciences B.S.
  • Students should consult with a BSBS academic advisor at least once a semester.

Undergraduate Application Deadlines

Fall
May 1
Spring
November 1
Summer
March 1
Fall
July 1
Spring
November 1
Summer
March 1
Fall
March 1
Spring
September 1
Summer
January 1

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Career Opportunities

UCF prepares you for life beyond the classroom. Here, you’ll experience a wide range of opportunity, like learning diverse skills from world-renowned faculty to networking with top employers across Central Florida to gaining first-hand experience in internships nearby. Achieve your degree and more as a Knight.
  • Cancer Researcher
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  • Clinical Research Scientist
  • Gerontologist
  • Histologist
  • Histopathologist
  • Immunochemist
  • Industrial Pharmacist
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  • Medical Research Scientist
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  • Neuroscientist
  • Pharmacologist
  • Serologist
  • Toxicologist
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