Biomedical Science

This degree is designed for students who wish to transfer to an accredited college or university to complete a Bachelor of Science degree, and eventually a master's and/or a doctorate degree, in fields such as human medicine, veterinary medicine, chiropractic, physician assistant, dentistry, physical therapy, occupational therapy, podiatry, optometry, medical technology, or pharmacy.  It is strongly recommended that students entering the program have at least one year of high school biology, chemistry, and mathematics at an advanced level. 

Students should consult their advisor and their desired transfer institution regarding which program electives would best suit their career interests.

For additional information, please contact faculty advisors Dr. Barbara Heard, (609)343-5012, bheard@atlantic.edu, Dr. Jolie Master, (609)343-4927or jmaster@atlantic.edu, or department chair, Kenneth Cabarle at (609)343-5128 or kcabarle@atlantic.edu.

Upon completion of this program students will be able to:

  • Utilize critical thinking and reasoning to comprehend, apply and competently communicate knowledge regarding the world around them;
  • Apply ethical reasoning to evaluate ethical dilemmas and make sound decisions;
  • Demonstrate correct use of laboratory equipment and supplies in a safe, skilled manner;
  • Correctly explain and apply the scientific method, and competently analyze data;
  • Utilize information technology to obtain scientific literature that they can both interpret and analyze;
  • Utilize appropriate language to explain the fundamental chemical and biological processes of living organisms;
  • Correctly interpret, utilize and apply mathematical principles.

(BIOM-Fall 2022)

General Education Courses

When a course is not specified, refer to the list of approved General Education courses.

Communication

Course #
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
9

Mathematics-Science-Technology

Course #
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
12

Social Science

Course #
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
3

Humanities

Course #
Title
Credits
Choose: ARTS103, ARTS108, ARTS109, ARTS115, DANC170, HIST101, HIST102, HIST103, HIST104, MUSC100 or THEA110 (3 credits)  +
3
Sub-Total Credits
6

Program Requirements

Course #
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
16

Program Electives

Choose a minimum of 14 credits from the following:

Course #
Title
Credits
PHYS125 or PHYS225 (See advisor for best option. PHYS125 offered in fall only)  +
4
PHYS126 or PHYS226 (See advisor for best option. Offered in spring only)  +
4
Sub-Total Credits
14

Technological Competency: 0-4 Credits

(Is fulfilled with CISM125, CISM132, testing or reviewed departmental portfolio.)

Total credits:
60

Recommended sequence of courses:

First Semester

Course #
Title
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
15

Second Semester

Course #
Title
Credits
Program Elective Course (3 credits)  +
3
Choose: ARTS103, ARTS108, ARTS109, ARTS115, DANC170, HIST101, HIST102, HIST103, HIST104, MUSC100 or THEA110 (3 credits)  +
3
Sub-Total Credits
17

Third Semester

Course #
Title
Credits
Program Elective Course (3 credits)  +
3
Program Elective Course (4 credits)  +
4
Sub-Total Credits
14

Fourth Semester

Course #
Title
Credits
Program Elective Course (4 credits)  +
4
Sub-Total Credits
14

Overview

Program

Biology

Type

Associate in Science