Health Science Degree

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Health Science Degree

Health Science Program Outcomes
Health Science Degree Cost Estimate

The Health Science Associate in Science Degree is designed for the student who is interested in establishing the groundwork for a health career, and/or planning to transfer to a 4 year college. This program will provide students who wish to enroll in a BSN (Bachelor of Science in Nursing) program with a solid foundation in the health sciences including required mathematics, science, and liberal arts courses. Successful completion of this degree is not a guarantee of admission into a selective health program.

First Year
Fall Semester   Lec Lab Cr
COMP110W Software Applications 3 0 3
  OR
  Computer Elective* 3 0 3
ENGL120W College Composition 4 0 4
OTM117W Medical Terminology 3 0 3
HUMA212W legal and Ethical Issues 3 03  
  Lab Science** 3 2 4
  Semester Totals 16 2 17
 
Spring Semester   Lec Lab Cr
PSYC111W Psychology 3 0 3
  English 3 0 3
  Lab Science** 3 2 4
  Lab Science** 3 2 4
  Mathematics 4 0 4
  Semester Totals 16 4 18
Total Credits for the Year 35
 
Second Year
 
Fall Semester   Lec Lab Cr
HSV111W Introduction to Human Services 3 0 3
  Electives 6 0 6
  Lab Science** 3 2 4
  Liberal Arts 3 0 3
  Semester Totals 15 2 16
 
Spring Semester   Lec Lab Cr
 
CHEM112W Nutrition 3 0 3
MEDA211W Pharmacology 3 0 3
PSYC112W Human Growth & Development 3 0 3
  Lab Science** 3 2 4
  Liberal Arts 3 0 3
  Semester Totals 15 2 16
Total Credits for the Year 32
 
  Degree Total     67
 

 

*As approved by advisor

**The following courses qualify for Lab Sciences:  BIOL111W General Biology, BIOL114W Human Anatomy and Physiology I, BIOL115W Human Anatomy and Physiology II, BIOL120W Human Biology, BIOL211W Microbiology, CHEM111W Chemistry, ENVS110W Introduction to Environmental Sciences, and ENVS118W Conservation Biology.

NOTE: The Health Science Program requires a grade of C+ in BIOL114W, BIOL115W and BIOL211W (these courses must be completed within the past 5 years).  Students must meet prerequisites for all courses.