Degree Type: Associates Degree
Format: In-Person

Are you interested in how to maintain the body in optimal condition so you can live your best life? Learn about the six dimensions of wellness, nutrition, physical fitness, emotional health and more. An Associates Degree in Health Sciences can prepare you for further education in nursing, allied health, or other health-related fields. It includes courses that are pre-requisites for upper division work in a specialized area.

Courses

62 credits: 28 in residence, 12 of which must be BIO or PHS. Required:

BIO 212 | General Biology II | 4 credits

BIO 221 | Human A & P I | 4 credits

BIO 222 | Human A & P II | 4 credits

BIO 370 | Microbiology | 4 credits

PHS 111 | Introduction to Chemistry | 4 credits

Mathematics course, 100-level or higher* | 3-4 credits

HE 240 | Nutrition | 3 credits

PSY 140 or 141 | General Psychology | 3 credits

SOC 140 | Principles of Sociology | 3 credits

HD 230 | Life Span Human Dev. | 3 credits

SS 351 | Cultural Anthropology

or SOC/HIS 340 | Race and Ethnic Relations | 3 credits

EN 101 | College Composition | 3 credits

EN 200 | Advanced Composition: Argument | 3 credits

BI 151 | Bible as Literature | 3 credits

HUM 210/211/212/213/310 | Humanities colloquy* | 3 credits

HE 150 | Personal Health and Fitness | 2 credits

Electives (at least 9-10 from the following list)*

MA 342 | Statistics | 4 credits

MA 115 | Precalculus | 4 credits

First-year learning community | 3 credits

Religion course (BI, REL)

*REL 310 Religions of the World | 3 credits

Fine arts course (cultural/historical) | 3 credits

Other electives chosen in consultation with advisor

*Elective and humanities courses should be chosen in correlation with published entry requirements for the nursing schools of intended application.

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