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.
SDV 1001
1

Orientation Electives - SDV 100SDV 101SDV 104SDV 108SDV 110 

College Success Skills 1 0 1
ENG 111

Recommended Electives (see advisor for more options)

College Composition I 3 0 3
PSY 230 Developmental Psychology 3 0 3
BIO 1412
2

Electives - BIO 141 

Human Anatomy and Physiology I 3 3 4
PHI 220 Ethics 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 13 3 14

Second Semester

Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
BIO 1423
3

Electives - BIO 142 

Human Anatomy and Physiology II 3 3 4
BIO 150 Introductory Microbiology 3 3 4
ENG 112 College Composition II 3 0 3
MTH 155 Statistical Reasoning 3 0 3
Elective4 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.
BIO 101 General Biology I 3 3 4
CST 100 Principles of Public Speaking 3 0 3
PSY 200 Principles of Psychology 3 0 3
HLT 140 HLT 140 Orientation to Health Related Programs 2 0 2
ENG 2433 Survey of English Literature I 3 0 3
HLT 105 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation 1 0 1
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 15 3 16

Fourth Semester

Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
CHM 111 College Chemistry I 3 3 4
SOC 200 Principles of Sociology 3 0 3
MTH 1546
6

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

Quantitative Reasoning 3 0 3
ENG 2445
5

Literature Electives - ENG 241ENG 242ENG 243ENG 244  

Survey of English Literature II 3 0 3
HLT 228 Principles of Public Health 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 15 3 16
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