Biomedical Science - Associate in Science

Curriculum Code: 400

Program Information
The A.S. in Biomedical Science program offers a rigorous program which heavily emphasizes the Biology, Chemistry and Physics classes that students are required to have in the pathways of Medicine, Dentistry, Veterinary Medicine and Biological/ Biomedical Research.

When You Graduate
When You Graduate A.S. programs are primarily designed for students who plan to transfer as juniors to four-year colleges and universities. Graduates of this program will be prepared for entry into baccalaureate programs in the biomedical sciences. As a graduate of a fully accredited community college, your coursework will be received with full credit transfer at most state colleges, public and private universities across the country. The NJ Lampitt bill passed in 2008 by the NJ State legislature assures seamless transfer of credits toward junior standing at NJ state colleges and universities.

Upon completion of this program, student should be able to:
•Analyze and interpret scientific data. •Write and verbally communicate scientific principles and concepts using terminology appropriate to the discipline of study. •Organize and analyze data to solve problems. •Locate, interpret, critically evaluate and make informed conclusions about scientific literature.


Program Requirements (32)
Credits
BI
102
General Biology II
4
CH
101
General Chemistry I
4
CH
102
General Chemistry II
4
CH
201
Organic Chemistry I
4
CH
202
Organic Chemistry II
4
PI
123
Fundamentals of Physics I
4
PI
124
Fundamentals of Physics II
4
Program Electives
4

General Education Requirements (32)
Credits
EN
101
English Composition I
3
EN
102
English Composition II
3
MA
205
Statistics I
3
MA
121
Precalculus Mathematics or
MA
130
Calculus I
4
BI
101
General Biology I
4
PY
101
General Psychology
3
Humanities Elective
3
Humanities or
Social Science Elective
3
History Elective
3
Diversity Elective
3
Elective Requirements
Credits
BI
201
Genetics
4
BI
203
Microbiology
4

Total Credits: (64)