Curriculum

BS in Clinical Research

Curriculum

Freshman Year

Semester 1

Courses

Credit Hours

CHEM 111/111L – General Chemistry I  

4

BIOL 111/111L – Basic Biology

4

ENGL 101 – Academic Writing

3

RELG 125 – Introduction to Christianity

3

PE 185 - Lifetime Wellness

2

PHAR 100 – *Pre-Pharmacy Seminar

1

CUC 100 – CU Connections 

0.5

Total 

17.5

Semester 2

Courses  

Credit Hours

CHEM 113/113L – General Chemistry II

4

BIOL 221/221L – Human Anatomy & Physiology

4

MATH 122 – Calculus

4

ENGL 102 – Academic Writing & Literature

3

THEA 115 - Public Speaking

 

3

CUC 100 – CU Connections

0.5

Total     

18.5

 

Sophomore Year

Semester 1

Courses  

Credit Hours

CHEM 227 – Organic Chemistry I

4

BIOL 334 - Microbiology**

3/4

PHYS 221 – General Physics I*                

4

LANG 201 - Foreign Language                     

3

MATH 160 - Statistics

3

CUC 200 – CU Connections

0.5

Total

18.5

Semester 2

Courses 

Credit Hours

CHEM 228 – Organic Chemistry II

4

BIOL XXX – Biology Elective^  

3/4

HIST 1XX – Western Civilization I or II

3

UNIV XXX - Humanities Elective

3

ECON XXX– Economics Elective

3

CUC 200 – CU Connections

0.5

Total

16.5-17.5

                                                               

Junior Year

Semester 1

Courses 

Credit Hours

CLNR 326 – Principles of Clinical Biochemistry 

3

CLNR 341 – Medical Terminology

1

CLNR 363– New Product Development

2

CLNR 364 – Principles of Clinical Research

2

CLNR 324 – Introduction to Biostatistics       

3

CLNR 451 – Sci. & Technical Writing

1.5

A/M/T 131 - Intro to Art, Music, or Theatre

3

Total    

15.5   

Semester 2

Courses

Credit Hours

CLNR 328 – Introduction to Pharmacology

4

CLNR 330 – Regulatory Affairs I

2

CLNR 365 – Managing & Monitoring Clinical Trials I

2

CLNR 442 – Interpersonal Skills 

2

CLNR 379 – Physical & Clinical Assessment

2

CLNR 334 – Scientific Literature Seminar I

1

ENGL 20X - Literature I or II

3

Total

16

 

Senior Year

Semester 1 

Courses     

Credit Hours

CLNR 465 – Managing & Monitoring Clinical Trials II 

2

CLNR 440 – Regulatory Affairs II 

2

CLNR 450– Data Management  

2

CLNR 336 – Scientific Lit Seminar II

1

UNIV XXX - Humanities/Social Sciences Elective

3

Elective

2/3

Total   

13-14

Semester 2

Courses

Credit Hours

CLNR 420 – Senior Internship***                            

14

CLNR 416 – Senior Seminar  

1

Total 

15

Total credit hours earned= 130.5-132.5

*Courses not required for BSCR degree; however strongly recommended for pre-pharmacy requirements.

** Microbiology can be taken prior to cell biology in certain situations, with academic advisor approval.

^ Biology electives must be Bio-Medical electives.  (Examples include, but are not limited to, Advanced Physiology, Biomedical Ethics, Developmental Anatomy, Cellular & Molecular Biology (pre-requisite for Microbiology & Immunology) (pre-requisite for Medical Microbiology), Cytology/Histology, Bioinformatics, Genetics, Immunology, Advanced Cell & Molecular Biology, and Biochemistry).

*** All BSCR students must submit to a criminal background check, drug screen and have all necessary immunizations in order to be placed on internships. Please refer to the General Information section of the Academic Bulletin for more specific details.

Humanities Electives: RELG: 202, 212, 224, 236, 251, 322 or higher; PHIL 121; ENGL 201-206; HIST 1XX – 4XX; LANG 221, 222, 241, 242
Social Science Electives: CRIM, ECON, GEOG, POLS, PSYC, SOCI, COMM 240