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Health Science (AAS)

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Health Science

General Degree Requirements

  1. You must complete a minimum of 60 credits to receive the AAS. At least 36 of the 60 credits must be earned at the institution’s three campuses.
  2. You must have a grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 earned cumulatively at the institution’s three campuses, and a 2.0 overall GPA in credits applied to the AAS.
  3. The AAS general education requirements must be fulfilled.
Category and Required Courses Credits Required

Knowledge of Human Cultures (HC)

Student Choice of HC Courses


Knowledge of the Natural World (NW)

BIOL 101 : General Biology (5 cr.)
CHEM 105 : Fundamental Chemistry (5 cr.)


Additional HC or NW Coursework

MATH 255 : Elementary Statistical Methods (4 cr.)


Critical and Creative Thinking (CCT)

Student Choice of CCT Course


Effective Communication (EC)

ENGL 150 : Advanced Freshman English (3 cr.) or
ENGL 202 : Sophomore English (3 cr.)

Student Choice of additional EC Course (3 cr.)


Intercultural Knowledge and Competence (IK)

Student Choice of IK Course


Individual, Social, and Environmental Responsibility (SER)

PHIL 302 : Ethics and Medicine (3 cr.)
Student Choice of additional SER Course

Total General Education Credits 41
Health Science Requirements 20

BIOL 285 : Anatomy and Physiology I (4 cr.)
BIOL 286  : Anatomy and Physiology II (4 cr.)
HS 105 : Survey of Common Diseases (3 cr.)
HS 150 : Introduction to Healthcare Informatics (1 cr.)
HS 295 : Medical Terminology (3 cr.)
HS 360 : Research Design and Methods for the Health Sciences (3 cr.)
MATH 107 : Algebra for Pre-Calculus (2 cr.)

Total Required Credits to Degree 61

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