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The Health Concentration within the General Studies program has been designed for several groups of students:

  • Students who have a desire to work in the health care industry, but who have not yet chosen a specific health field
  • Students who view their local community college as a convenient, less expensive way to complete a four-year degree program.

With careful planning, students will be able to earn credits that will fit their intended health major field of study. Matriculated students will work with a faculty advisor to design a program of study that meet individuals needs.

Because of potentially heavy demand for health programs, students are advised that acceptance into the Associate in Science in General Studies Degree does not guarantee acceptance in or give preferential treatment to an applicant to a specific health program at a later date.

ASSOCIATE IN SCIENCE IN GENERAL STUDIES
FIRST YEAR
FALL SEMESTERCLLABCR
ENGN101 College Composition 4 0 4
PSYN101 Introduction to Psychology 3 0 3
PSYN201 Human Growth and Development 3 0 3
SCIN201 Anatomy & Physiology I** 3 3 4
LEXN101 First Year Experience 1 0 1
  15
SPRING SEMESTERCLLABCR
SCIN202 Anatomy & Physiology II 3 3 4
General Education: Group A Elective 3 0 3
General Education: Group E Elective* 4 0 4
General Education: Group F of G Elective 3 0 3
  14
SUMMER SEMESTERCLLABCR
SCIN215 Microbiology 3 3 4
General Education 3 0 3
(as appropriate to student's career plans) 7
 
*MTHN106 is recommended.
**Anatomy and Physiology I has a prerequisite of high school biology and chemistry with a grade of C or better. Please see course description. In order to be considered for the nursing program, a grade of B- or better must be earned in Anatomy and Physiology I.
SECOND YEAR
Students who do not enter a health field will be able to earn an Associate in Science in General Studies Degree with a Health Concentration by completing the following requirements:
Specialty and Support Courses 21 credits
General Education:  Group D Elective 3 credits
Open Elective 3 credits
GSTN296 General Studies:  A Capstone Experience 3 credits
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