Associate in Health Science Courses

Health Science Curriculum

In addition to major core requirements, all students enrolled in associate degree programs must complete a minimum of 21 credits in general education courses.

General Education Core - 21-22 credits

ENG 101 English Composition 3
ENG 1XX English Elective 3
CAP 110 Computer Applications 3
MATH 1XX Mathematics (MATH) 3
  Science (BIO, CHEM, SCI) 3-4
  Social Science (PSY or SOC) 3
  Humanities (HIS, PHIL, SPAN, ASL, HUM) 3

Health Science Major Core - Minimum of 9 credits

HSC 101 Introduction to Healthcare 3
HSC 105 Medical Terminology 3
HSC 111 Medical Law and Ethics 3
HSC 120 Health and Wellness 3
HSC 205 Plague, Epidemics, and Society 3
HSC 240 Introduction to Alternative and Complementary Medicine 3
HSC 299 Health Science Internship Experience 3

Health Science Electives - Minimum of 12 credits

Twelve (12) credits from the courses offered by the Department of Health and Natural Sciences.

Open Electives – Minimum of 18 credits

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Students opting for the Healthcare Career Exploration concentration choose electives based on individual goals and needs. Students opting for the Associate Degree Completion concentration may be awarded credit for licensure, certification, or registry in a healthcare profession. This credit can be applied to the Health Science or open elective credit requirement.

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Course sections noted with an 'H' are delivered in a hybrid format (a combination of on-campus and online learning).
Course sections noted with an 'O' are delivered in an online format.

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