NSU HPD Catalog 2021-2022

602 Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine—M.B.S. Program Behavioral and Social Attributes Candidates and students must possess the emotional health required for full use of their intellectual abilities; the exercise of good judgment; and the ability to take responsibility for their own actions with respect to policies, protocols, and process with faculty and staff members, students, and administration during the student’s educational program. Candidates and students must be able to physically tolerate taxing workloads, adapt to changing environments, display flexibility, and learn to function in the face of uncertainties. Compassion, diversity, integrity, concern for others, interpersonal skills, interest, and motivation are all personal qualities that will be assessed during the admissions and education process. Tuition and Fees 1. Tuition for 2021–2022 (subject to change by the board of trustees) is $1,133 per credit hour. A Biomedical Sciences General Access Fee of $145 and an NSU Student Services Fee of $1,500 are both required annually. A registration fee of $30 is required each semester as well. Additionally, all firstyear biomedical science students will have to pay a one-time equipment/lab fee of $100. 2. Seat reservation fee is $250, due within two weeks of acceptance. Fees paid in advance will be deducted from the tuition payment due on registration day. All fees are nontransferable and nonrefundable. The first semester’s tuition and fees, less the $250 previously paid, are due on or before registration day. Tuition for the subsequent semester is due on or before registration day for that semester. Students will not be allowed to matriculate until their financial obligations have been met. Graduation Requirements Degrees are awarded when the faculty believes the students have attained sufficient maturity of thought and proficiency as demonstrated by satisfactory completion of a prescribed number of courses. To receive a degree, students must • satisfactorily complete 30 hours of required and elective coursework • achieve a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 with no more than 6 credits of coursework with a letter grade of C or lower • complete all coursework within a five-year period • demonstrate competence in ethics and professionalism Total Credits: 30 Students must successfully complete all five required courses and five elective courses, for a total of 30 credits, to graduate. Of the five elective courses, a minimum of three are required to be core medical sciences courses. This curriculum is subject to change and not all courses are offered during fall and winter semesters. Required Courses Credit Hours BCH 5735 Biochemistry 3 ANA 5713 Histology 3 PHS 5500 Physiology 3 MBS 5706 Professionalism and Interview Skills 3 ANA 5727 Anatomy 3 CurriculumOutline