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Biomedical Writing Minor

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This minor is administered by the Department of English .

Designed for students in good academic standing who already have a major or minor in Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Physics, Medical Laboratory Science, or any other health-related majors or minors. The Biomedical Writing Minor will help you acquire (a) proficiency in the technical skill of biomedical writing; (b) knowledge about contemporary approaches to and issues in biomedical communication; (c) knowledge about the history and culture of both biomedical research and patient care; and (d) an understanding of the social and environmental contexts within which epidemiological phenomena manifest themselves.

Consists of a minimum of 23 credits plus a 1-3 credit recommended internship.

Note: Required courses marked ** below have Math prerequisites. Depending on your placement score, additional courses may be required.

Biomedical Writing

Technical Writing and Grammar

Take two of the following, depending on the biomedical writing adviser’s assessment of your strengths and weaknesses:

Health Communication

Medical Terminology

Philosophical, Humanistic, and Sociological Perspectives on Medicine and Science

Take one of the following:

Writing Internship (Recommended)

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