B.S. in Biology (Global Health Concentration)

Baylor University-International Study Centre, United States

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Next enrollment cycle

June 2022

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First Year Course Fee

USD 50,232

Course Accredited By

SACSCOC

  • 4 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Degree
  • up to 10% scholarship
This program is designed for students with an interest in tropical diseases, their etiology, and their control. It is appropriate for students considering careers in tropical medicine, epidemiology, parasitology, microbiology, global health, public health, or other biomedically-related careers.

Enrollment Cycles

  • June 2022
  • August 2022

International Year (2 semesters) Intensive English Program (IEP) (1 semester)

  • TOEFL (iBT) 50 overall
  • IELTS 5.0 overall
  • Pearson (PTE) 42
  • Pearson Versant 43-47
  • Duolingo 75
  • Gao Kao English 77/120; 99/150
  • GPA: 2.75 for International Year
  • Up to 25 credits toward degree

International Year (2 semester)

  • TOEFL (iBT) 60 overall
  • IELTS 5.5 overall
  • Pearson (PTE) 45
  • Pearson Versant 48-54
  • Duolingo 85
  • Gao Kao English 83/120; 105/150
  • GPA: 2.75 for International Year
  • Up to 22 credits toward degree

International Year (1 semester)

  • TOEFL (iBT) 70 overall
  • IELTS 6.0 overall
  • Pearson (PTE) 50
  • Pearson Versant 55-63
  • Duolingo 95
  • Gao Kao English 95/120; 115/150
  • GPA: 2.75 for International Year
  • Up to 11 credits toward degree

Direct Admission

  • TOEFL (iBT) 80 overall
  • IELTS 6.5 overall
  • Pearson (PTE) 60
  • Pearson Versant Not Accepted
  • Duolingo 110Gao Kao English Not Accepted
  • GPA: 3.0 for Direct Admission

*Semester= 4Months
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Requirements for a Major in Biology (Global Health Concentration)

Thirty-six to thirty-eight semester hours including the following:
BIO 1305 - Modern Concepts of Bioscience/1105 - Modern Concepts of Bioscience Laboratory OR BIO 1405 - Investigations of Modern Biology Concepts I
BIO 1306 - Modern Concepts of Bioscience, continued/1106 - Modern Concepts of Bioscience Laboratory OR BIO 1406 - Investigations of Modern Biology Concepts II
BIO 2306 - Genetics/2106 - Genetics Laboratory
BIO 3303 - Ecology
BIO 4001 - Achievement Test
BIO 4304 - Medical Entomology/4104 - Medical Entomology Laboratory
BIO 4323 - Parasitology/4123 - Laboratory for Parasitology
BIO 4354 - Neglected Tropical Diseases

At least one course from:
BIO 3342 - Molecular Cell Biology
BIO 3322 - Human Physiology/3122 - Human Physiology Laboratory
BIO 4307 - Biochemistry and Physiology of the Cell
BIO 4431 - Comparative Vertebrate Physiology

At least on course from:

BIO 4301 - Immunology
BIO 4365 - Topics in Evolution
BIO 4306 - Molecular Genetics and Genomics/4106 - Molecular Genetics and Genomics Laboratory
BIO 4350 - Pathogenic Microbiology

Additional requirements:
An approved tropical disease biology practical experience
A grade of "C" or better 36-38 hours of biology courses used in the major and a GPA of 2.0 or higher in all BIO courses
A grade of "C" or better in all courses required in other fields

Required Courses in other Fields:

CHE 1301 - Basic Principles of Modern Chemistry I/1101 - General Chemistry Laboratory I
CHE 1302 - Basic Principles of Modern Chemistry II/1102 - General Chemistry Laboratory II
CHE 3331 - Organic Chemistry I
CHE 3332 - Organic Chemistry II
CHE 3238 - Organic Chemistry Laboratory
MTH 1321 - Calculus I
STA 2381 - Introductory Statistical Methods
PHY 1408 - General Physics for Natural and Behavioral Sciences I AND 1409 - General Physics for Natural and Behavioral II OR:
PHY 1420 - General Physics I AND 1430 - General Physics II OR:
PHY 1420 - General Physics I AND 1409 - General Physics for Natural and Behavioral II

At least one course from the following:

ANT 4330 - Epidemiology
ANT 4325 - Medical Anthropology
EVN 3314 - Introduction to Environmental Health (Cross-Listed as Bio 3315)
PUBH 3351 - Epidemiology/Vital Statistics
PUBH 4340 - Global Health (Cross-Listed as NUR 4340)

  • Intensive English Program (1 semester) International Year (2 semesters) $62,319 
  • International Year (2 semesters) $50,232 
  • Direct Admit (2 semesters) $50,232 
  • Estimated Room & Board $9,423 - $11,598 
  • Undergraduate Pathway Scholarship Scholarship Available - Upto $10,000 
  • Undergraduate Direct Admission Scholarship Scholarship Available - Upto $21,000 

*Direct admission scholarship is available in each year

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