B.S. in Biomedical SciencesMarist College
B.S. in Biomedical Sciences
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About this program
B.S. in Biology, Human Biology Concentration
Marist’s Biology program, offering degrees in Biomedical Sciences and Biology, with concentrations in Human Biology or the Biological Sciences, is designed to help you take your passion and turn it into a successful, meaningful future. Our natural resources of the Hudson River and local community combined with our state-of-the-art technological resources and expert faculty create a learning environment unlike any other for our Biology, Biomedical Sciences, and Human Biology students.
Students interested in applying to Marist College should rank in the top half of their graduating class and hold a recalculated average of 88-93 or 3.1 – 3.7. The quality and difficulty level of each class is taken into account as well. Leadership qualities and high school activities are also important. Candidates should meet the following minimum requirements:
- 4 years of English
- 3 years of Science
- 3 years of Math
- 3 years of History/Social Studies
- 2 years of a foreign language
Marist places the greatest emphasis on the high school transcript. SAT/ACT scores are not required.* However, for applicants who choose to submit them, scores are usually between 1210-1360 SAT/ 26-31 ACT.
* International students whose native language is not English are required to submit the Test of English as a Foreign Language (T.O.E.F.L.), International English Language Testing System (IELTS), or Duolingo scores. In addition, students applying for our HEOP program are required to submit their SAT or ACT results.
For more information about admission requirements, please visit the college website.
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- Learning through Technology = must be taken by education majors (esp. Biology Education)
- Introduction to Geographic Information Systems*
- Digital Toolbox
- Technology for the 21st Century
- Introduction to Programming
- Management Information Systems
- Intro to Digital Media*
Scholarships & funding
Several scholarship options are available, please visit the college website for more information.
Tuition fee: $43,410.00
For more information about tuition fee, please visit the college website.
The mission of the Marist Department of Biology is to provide an outstanding and supportive educational environment in which students and faculty flourish as they seek to better understand the biological sciences and their practical applications.
Student Learning Outcomes for Biology and Biomedical Sciences Majors
LO-1. Demonstrate a working knowledge of the structure and function of genetic material, cell structure and physiology, ecological interaction of life forms, and evolutionary theory.
LO-2. Rigorously and ethically apply the scientific method to investigate questions in biology, both individually and collaboratively, by formulating testable hypotheses, and gathering and analyzing data to assess the degree to which they support the hypotheses.
LO-3. Employ quantitative reasoning skills to present results and explain their relevance.
LO-4. Demonstrate information literacy by locating, critically analyzing, properly citing, and discussing primary literature.
LO-5. Effectively communicate biological concepts and findings to scientific and nonscientific audiences, orally and in writing.
As a Marist Biology or Biomedical Sciences student, your postgraduate opportunities are endless. While many students gain immediate employment in their field in areas like biotechnology or pharmaceutical research, the majority of our graduates pursue postgraduate education to become doctors, physician assistants, physical therapists, dentists, nurses, or veterinarians. Others go on to earn doctoral or master's degrees in the biological sciences.
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Located on the banks of the historic Hudson River and at its Florence, Italy campus, Marist College is a comprehensive, independent institution grounded in the liberal arts. Its mission is to “help students develop the intellect, character, and skills required...
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