Associate of Science

Biomedical Science

The Associate of Science Degree (AS) in Biomedical Degree is intended for majors who would like to go transfer to obtain a four-year degree in biomedical, biotechnology, or any pre-veterinary, pre-dental, or pre-medical or biological research programs. Degrees in the biomedical field will be important with the expansion of current and new careers in the healthcare system, biotechnology, and bioengineering fields.

  • Students will demonstrate a basic knowledge of the sciences and apply them to an understanding of general human physiology
  • Students will be able to critically analyze experimental data and apply it to scientific anatomical and physiological concepts
  • Students will gain an understanding of how human anatomy and physiology are dependent and that structure dictates function
  • Students will gain an understanding of how the human body uses a combination of biological, chemical and physical laws to function properly
General Education Requirements
Credits
Core I Communications (COMX 111 and WRIT 101 and WRIT 201) 9
Core II Mathematics and Science (M 121, CHMY 141, BIOB 160) 12
Core III Arts and Humanities 6
Core IV Social Sciences (PSYX 100 & SOCI 101) 7
Core V Native American Studies 3
Core VI Computer Technology 3
Core VII Health (NUTR 221) 3
Total General Education credits required for degree 43
Program of Study
Credits
BIOH 201 Anatomy and Physiology I 4
BIOH 211 Anatomy and Physiology II 4
BIOM 250 Micro Biology for Health and Sciences 4
CHMY 123 Introduction to Organic Chemistry 4
STAT 216 Introduction to Statistics 3
Total Program of Study credits required for degree 20
Total credits required for degree 63

 

*Program Requirements Based On FPCC Courses-All Transfer Students (credits) Will Be Evaluated On An Individual Basis