Associate of Science: Pre-Health Focus

This program provides students with the opportunity to take courses relevant to healthcare degree programs such as nursing and health sciences.

Total Semester Hours: 63-65

Preparatory Courses

Course Number: FYEX 0070*
Course Title: College and Career Success
: No
: No
Course Number: ENGL 0040*
Course Title: Integrated Reading and Writing
: No
: No
Course Number: MATH 0072; 0073; 0074; 0086*
Course Title: Developmental Math Courses
: No
: No
Course Number: STAT 0086*
Course Title: Algebra for Probability & Statistics
: No
: No

FALL - Year One

Course Number: HLTH 1150
Course Title: Medical Terminology
Credits: 2
: No
: No
Course Number: STAT 1010 ^
Course Title: Probability & Statistics
Prerequisites: MATH 0086 * or STAT 0086c*
Credits: 3
: No
: No
Course Number: ENGL 1010 ^
Course Title: English Composition I
Prerequisites: ENGL 0040*
Credits: 3
: No
: No
Course Number: BIOL 2751^
Course Title: Human Anatomy & Physiology 1
Prerequisites: High School chemistry or CHEM1010(C- or higher)
Credits: 4
: No
: No
Course Number: BIOL 1550
Course Title: Microbiology
Credits: 3
: No
: No
Course Number: CISS 1020
Course Title: Introduction to Computers
Credits: 3
: No
: No
Course Number: ^Milestone Course
: No
: No

SPRING - Year One

Course Number: HLTH 1010
Course Title: Legal Aspects of Healthcare
Credits: 2
: No
: No
Course Number: ENGL 1030^
Course Title: English Composition II
Prerequisites: ENGL 1010 (C- or higher)
Credits: 3
: No
: No
Course Number: CHEM 1030
Course Title: Chemistry
Prerequisites: High school chemistry (minimum grade of C- required) or CHEM1010 (minimum grade of C- required) MATH0074 * or STAT 0086 *
Credits: 3
: No
: No
Course Number: BIOL 2752 ^
Course Title: Human Anatomy / Physiology 2
Prerequisites: BIOL 2751 (C- or higher)
Credits: 4
: No
: No
Course Number: MATH 1110
Course Title: College Algebra
Prerequisites: MATH-0086 *
Credits: 4
: No
: No
Course Number: ^Milestone Course
: No
: No

FALL - Year Two

Course Number: COMM 1010
Course Title: Speech
Prerequisites: Varies
Credits: 3
: No
: No
Course Number: PSYC 1010^
Course Title: Introduction to Psychology
Credits: 3
: No
: No

Either CHEM 1210 or PHYS 1010:

Course Number: CHEM 1210
Course Title: Chemistry I
Prerequisites: High School Chemistry or CHEM 1010 (minimum of C-required) -AND- MATH 1110 (minimum of C-required) MATH 0074 *
Credits: 5
: No
: No
Course Number: PHYS 1010
Course Title: Introduction to Physics
Credits: 3
: No
: No

Either BIOL 1230 or BIOL 1730:

Course Number: BIOL 1230
Course Title: Biology I
Prerequisites: ENGL 0040 *& MATH 0074 *
Credits: 4
: No
: No
Course Number: BIOL 1730
Course Title: Basic Anatomy & Physiology
Prerequisites: ENGL 0040 *
Credits: 4
: No
: No
Course Title: Humanities Elective
Credits: 3
: No
: No
Course Number: ^Milestone Course
: No
: No

SPRING - Year Two

Either SOCY 2010 or PSYC 2050:

Course Number: SOCY 2010
Course Title: Cultural Diversity & Racism
Credits: 3
: No
: No
Course Number: PSYC 2050
Course Title: Abnormal Psychology
Credits: 3
: No
: No
Course Number: PSYC 2010
Course Title: Human Growth & Development
Prerequisites: PSYC 1010
Credits: 3
: No
: No
Course Number: BIOL 1231
Course Title: Biology II
Prerequisites: BIOL 1230
Credits: 4
: No
: No
Course Number: BIOL 1101
Course Title: Nutrition
Credits: 2
: No
: No
Course Number: HLTH 2900
Course Title: Natural Science Capstone
Prerequisites: Completion of 45 credit hours in degree
Credits: 1
: No
: No
Course Number: ^Milestone Course
: No
: No

c = Can be concurrent

m = Must be concurrent

*All incoming students will be required to provide ACT scores or take a placement test. Based on their scores, students will be placed in appropriate English and mathematics courses. Successful completion of developmental English and mathematics prerequisites require a grade of C- or above in the course. Developmental English and mathematics course prerequisites can also be attained through Placement Testing. See the Standardized Testing Cutoff Scores (PDF) for specific tests and test scores.

The College strongly recommends that students be covered by hospitalization insurance, which can be purchased through a private carrier. To obtain a brochure regarding insurance, contact the Student Success Center in Rm. 103, Byron Kee Center for Student Success, call toll free 888-755-4899 ext. 4761, or call locally 419-755-4761.