ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE DEGREE IN HEALTH SCIENCE

An Associate of Science Degree in Health Science is a general degree program which prepares students into a health related career. The curriculum includes a broad-based general education courses which allows students to continue studies in a specialized allied health area or a bachelor degree program. The health science program also prepares student with knowledge and skills to obtain immediate job entry into local employment force as a medical support staff or a community health worker.

Degree Requirements

General Education Requirements

Class Description Credits
Communication
ENG 150 Introduction to Literature 3
ENG 151 Freshman Compostion 3
SPH 153 Introduction to Speech 3
Total: 9
Information & Technology Literacy
ICT 150 Introduction to Computers 3
Total: 3
Critical Thinking
MAT 151 Intermediate Algebra 3
PHSCI 150/150L Physical Science 4
Total: 7
Global Awareness & Cultural Competence
Select one 3 credit course from the following options and HIS 162 for a total of six (6) credits
HIS 150 American History I 3
HIS 151 American History II 3
HIS 170 World Civilization I 3
HIS 171 World Civilization II 3
HIS 162 Pacific History
(required)
3
Total: 6
Personal Development & Responsibility
PSY 150 Introduction to Psychology 3
Total: 3
Total GER Credits: 28

Total Credits

Class Credits
General Education Requirements 28
Co-Foundational Requirements 12
Program Requirements 16
Program Requirements Options 6-8
Total Credits: 62-64

Program Requirements

Class Description Credits
BIO 180/180L Biology I 4
BIO 181/181L Biology II 4
BIO 250/250L Anatomy & Physiology I 4
CHM 150/150L Chemistry I 4
Total Program Credits: 16

Program Requirements Options

(Select six to eight (6-8) credits from the following)
ASL 150 American Sign Language I 4
BIO 251/251L Anatomy & Physiology II 4
BIO 255/255L Microbiology 4
CHM 151/151L Chemistry II 4
HSV 250 Survey of Substance Abuse Problems 3
NUT 150 Nutrition 3
PHM 200 General Pharmacology 4
HEA 250 Introduction to Developmental Disabilities 3
Total Program Credits: 6-8

Co-Foundational Requirements

Class Description Credits
HEA 140 Introduction to Health Occupations 3
HEA 150 Introduction to Health Science 3
HEA 151 Medical Terminology 3
HEA 152 First Aid & CPR 1
HEA 299 Health Science Practicum 2
Total Co-Foundational Requirement Credits: 12