B.S. Biomedical Sciences

Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences (B.S.)

Perfectly aligned with the educational philosophy of Diné College “Sa’ah Naaghai Bik’eh Hozhoo”. BS Biomedical Sciences is a 125-126 credit hours program, designed to prepare students to pursue a career in Biomedical Science and other Health Care Professions including but not limited to medicine, osteopathic medicine, dentistry, nursing, pharmaceutical sciences, physician assistant, occupational therapy, physical therapy, laboratory sciences, medical research, paramedics, emergency medical services and many other medical and healthcare professions. To develop competent Biomedical Native Scientists, not only necessary to develop operational skills, but to bring forward NA/AI contribution in healthcare sciences.

If you learned through current pandemic how many of different healthcare personnel’s, doctors, nurses, technologists, technicians we need to help our communities and you want to be the part of local healthcare teams then after completion of your Associate degree in any of the Science discipline consider joining BS in Biomedical Sciences program, at your own school, close to your home and families, and join the work force upon graduation.

Two Year Program

The two-year junior-senior BS Biomedical Sciences program will follow the student’s first two years after completing their AS degree in either Biology, Public Health, Health Occupations, or a related science degree. Students must have degree requirements that may not have been in their AS degree including but not limited to: BIO 181/182, CHM151/152, PHY110/111; MTH 190/ 191/MTH 213 and CHM 301/302

Freshman Semester I Credits
BIO 181 General Biology I 4
CHM 151 General Chemistry I 5
ENG 101 College Composition I 3
MTH 110 College Algebra 4
Program Credits 16
BIO 182 General Biology II 4
CHM 152 General Chemistry II 4
ENG 102 College Composition II 3
MTH 190 Pre-Calculus 4
Program Credits 15
BIO 201 Anatomy & Physiology I 4
CHM 301 General Organic Chemistry I 5
MTH 213 Statistics 4
Gen. Educ. Course 3
Program Credits 16
BIO 202 Anatomy & Physiology II 4
BIO 205 Microbiology 4
CHM 302 General Organic Chemistry II 4
MTH 191 Calculus 4
Program Credits 16
BIO 344 Cellular & Molecular Biology 4
CHM 310 Introduction to Pharmacology 4
CHM 360 Fundamental Biochemistry 3
PHY 110 Algebra-based Physic I 4
Program Credits 15
BIO 320 Human Pathophysiology 4
BIO 340 General Genetics 4
PHY 111 Algebra-based Physics II 4
Gen. Educ. Course 3
Program Credits 15
BIO 450 Bioinformation or Upper Div Elect: 3
BIO 488 Medical Microbiology 4
BIO 495 Cancer Biology 3
Gen. Educ. Course III: 3
Gen. Educ. Course IV: 3
Program Credits 16
BIO 485 Undergraduate Research 4
Upper Div Elec: 3-4
Gen. Educ. Course V: 3
Gen. Educ. Course VI: 3
Gen. Educ. Course VII 3
Program Credits 16-17
Degree Earned Credits
Lower Division Program Requirements 63
Upper Division Program Requirements 62-63
Total Credits Earned: 125-126
Program Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) Code & Title: 26.0102 “Biomedical Sciences (General)”
SOC Occupation Code & Title: 19-1040.00 “Medical Scientists”


James Tutt
Dean of School of STEM
1 Circle Drive, Route 12
Tsaile, Arizona 86556
(928) 724-6938

Nesbah Kahn
Administrative Assistant
Room 123A
Gorman Classroom Building (GCB)
Tsaile Campus

Mail to:
Diné College: School of Science, Technology, Engineering & Math
1 Circle Dr.
Tsaile, AZ 86556

(928) 724-6936

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