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. 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 Expand
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

MAT-281 Calculus I
4

Prerequisite: MAT-197

BIO-195 General Biology I/Lab
4

Prerequisites: ENG-095 and ESL-098 or RDG-095 and MAT-194 or placement

Total Credits:
Semester 2 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req Expand
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 Expand
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 Expand
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 27, 2020

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.