Biomedical Sciences Pre-Dental Post-Baccalaureate Program (BMPD) - Curriculum

Summer Semester 10 Credits
BISC 3213 Biochemistry 4
BISC 5145 Human Physiology 4
BISC 7021 Medical and Dental Terminology 1
BISC 7xxx Dental Health and Society 1
BISC 7005 Professional Development 1 (SNC/UNC) 0
Fall Semester 15 Credits
BISC 3110 Nutritional Aspects of Health 3
BISC 4147 Physiology Lab 1
BISC 5340 Human and Applied Medical Genetics 3
BISC 7215 Clinical Microbiology with Lab 4
BISC 7235 Principles of Dental Gross Anatomy 3
BISC 7001 Principles of Dentistry 1
BISC 7006 Professional Development 2 (SNC/UNC) 0
Spring Semester 15 Credits
BISC 3150 General Pathology 3
BISC Elective* 3
BISC 7160 Foundations in Public Health (w/service learning) 3
Public Health and Health Policy Core Elective 1** 3
Public Health and Health Policy Core Elective 2*** 3
BISC 7007 Professional Development 3 (SNC/UNC) 0

*Students may choose one of the following courses for the BISC Elective:

  • BISC 5140 Functional Neuroanatomy 3 cr.
  • BISC 5173 Principles of Human Embryology 3 cr.
  • BISC 5325 Endocrinology 3 cr.

**Students may choose one of the following for the Public Health and Health Policy Core Elective 1:

  • CLLS 2060 Public Health 3 cr.
  • BISC 7xxx Epidemiology 3 cr.
  • BISC 7xxx Infectious Disease 3 cr.

***Students may choose one of the following for the Public Health and Health Policy Core Elective 2:

  • BISC 4381 Politics of U.S. Health Care 3 cr.
  • BISC 4461 Comparative Health Politics and Policy 3 cr.
  • Other MU courses based on approval of program director 3 cr.