Transfer Programs

Degree: 

Associate of Arts & Sciences: General Studies, Specialization in Health Sciences

Length: 

Four-semester (two-year) program

Purpose: 

The purpose of the Specialization in Health Sciences is to prepare students to transfer to four-year baccalaureate degree programs in healthcare and health sciences. Through instruction, students develop skills and knowledge in Biology, Anatomy and Physiology, Microbiology, and several health related courses.

Occupational Objectives: 

Employment opportunities for graduates in the Health Sciences specialization include staff positions in hospitals, medical centers, and other entry level, non-licensure healthcare fields. Graduates may transfer to a four-year college or university for bachelor degrees in such fields such as exercise science, health promotion, allied health, and health sciences.

In addition to the admission requirements established for the college, completion of General Studies program requires competency in English and Math Essentials MTE 1-5 as demonstrated through the placement and diagnostic tests, or by satisfactorily completing the required MTE units or equivalent. Students are urged to become acquainted with the requirements of the major department in the college or university to which transfer is contemplated and also to consult with the Student Services Office of the community college in planning their program and selecting electives. Note the guaranteed admission and articulation agreements referenced in the Admissions section apply only to students who complete the Associate Degree.

First Year

First Semester

Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
BIO 1412
2

Electives - BIO 141 

Human Anatomy and Physiology I 3 3 4
ENG 111

 

College Composition I 3 0 3
PHI 220 Ethics 3 0 3
PSY 230 Developmental Psychology 3 0 3
SDV 1001
1

Orientation Electives - SDV 100, SDV 101 

College Success Skills 1 0 1
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 13 3 14

Second Semester

Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
BIO 101 General Biology I 3 3 4
BIO 1423
3

Electives - BIO 142 

Human Anatomy and Physiology II 3 3 4
ENG 112 College Composition II 3 0 3
MTH 155 Statistical Reasoning 3 0 3
Elective8
8

PED Electives PED 107, PED 109, PED 147  

Physical Education/Health Elective 1 0 1
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 13 6 15
Second Year

Third Semester

Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
CHM 111 College Chemistry I 3 3 4
CST 100 Principles of Public Speaking 3 0 3
ENG 2425
5

Literature Electives - ENG 241, ENG 242, ENG 243, ENG 244  

Survey of American Literature II 3 0 3
HLT 105 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation 1 0 1
HLT 140 HLT 140 Orientation to Health Related Programs 2 0 2
PSY 200 Principles of Psychology 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 15 3 16

Fourth Semester

Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
BIO 1507 Introductory Microbiology 3 3 4
ENG 2445 Survey of English Literature II 3 0 3
HTL 116 Introduction to Personal Wellness Concepts 3 0 3
MTH 1616
6

Mathematics Electives - MTH 154, MTH 161, MTH 162, MTH 167, MTH 261, MTH 262, MTH 263, MTH 264, MTH 265, MTH 266, MTH 267  

Precalculus I 3 0 3
SOC 200 Principles of Sociology 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 15 3 16
Notes:

 

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