B.S. in Biology - Medical Technology Concentration

College of the Sciences and Mathematics
General Education Requirements
English Composition requirements6
Mathematics requirement3
Public Speaking requirement3
Science requirements6
Science requirements are met by CHE 103 and PHY 130
Behavioral & Social Science requirements6
Humanities requirements6
Arts requirement3
Diverse Communities requirement3
Interdisciplinary requirement3
Student Electives9
Writing Emphasis requirements 9
Major Core Requirements
BIO 110General Biology 13
BIO 220Cell Physiology 13
BIO 230Genetics 13
BIO 490Biology Seminar 13
CHE 103General Chemistry I3
CRL 103Experimental General Chemistry I (LAB)1
CHE 104General Chemistry II3
CRL 104Experimental General Chemistry II (LAB)1
CHE 231Organic Chemistry I4
CRL 231Experimental Organic Chemistry I Lab2
CHE 232Organic Chemistry II3
PHY 130General Physics I4
PHY 140General Physics II4
MAT 121Introduction to Statistics I3
Select one semester of calculus3-4
Other Major Requirements
BIO 214General Microbiology 14
BIO 215General Botany 13
or BIO 217 General Zoology
BIO 407Internship in Medical Technology 113
BIO 408Internship in Medical Technology 113
BIO 465Immunology 14
Total Minimum Credits Required120

Courses must be passed with a grade of C- (70%) or better.

To track their individual degree progress, students are advised to access their Degree Progress Report (DPR) via myWCU regularly. For more information, visit wcupa.edu/DegreeProgressReport.

Year One
Semester OneCredits
WRT 120Effective Writing I3
BIO 110General Biology3
CHE 103
CRL 103
General Chemistry I4
Select one of the following:3-4
Introduction to Statistics I 
Brief Calculus 
Calculus for the Life Sciences 
Calculus I 
Social Science #13
Semester Two
BIO 215 or 217General Botany3
CHE 104
CRL 104
General Chemistry II4
Select one of the following:3-4
Introduction to Statistics I 
Calculus I 
Brief Calculus 
Calculus for the Life Sciences 
Year Two
Semester Three
BIO 214General Microbiology4
CHE 231
CRL 231
Organic Chemistry I6
SPK 208 or 230Public Speaking3
Humanities #1 
Semester Four
BIO 220Cell Physiology3
BIO 230Genetics3
CHE 232Organic Chemistry II3
Humanities #23
Social Science #23
Year Three
Semester Five
PHY 130General Physics I4
BIO 465Immunology4
Diversity (J) Course3
Interdisciplinary (I) Course3
Semester Six
PHY 140General Physics II4
Select one of the following:3
Biology Seminar 
Internship in Biological Sciences 
Special Problems in Biology 
Free Elective3
Free Elective3
Free Elective3
Year Four
Semester Seven
BIO 407Internship in Medical Technology13
Semester Eight
BIO 408Internship in Medical Technology13

An average of 16 semester hours per semester must be completed to enter the Medical Technology training in the fourth year.  If a student follows the proposed outline of courses, a total of 94 semester hours will be earned at WCU.  The additional 26 semester hours necessary for graduation will be earned at the affiliated hospital.