Associate of Science in Health Sciences
The College of Nursing and Health Sciences offers courses leading to the Associate of Science in Health Sciences. The program is web-based with a number of online courses. All degree candidates are required to complete general education requirements as well as the major requirements listed below. Note: An associate degree in a professional program (such as A.A.S.N. or A.S.N.) does not satisfy the general education requirements.
Health Sciences Major Requirements (16 hours)
BIO 2204 Anatomy and Physiology I (4 hours)
BIO 2213 Microbiology (3 hours)
BIO/HPE 2243 Nutrition (3 hours)
BIO 3304 Anatomy and Physiology II (4 hours)
152 / 2011-2012 Catalog
HSC 1002 Medical Terminology (2 hours)
Health Science Electives
Credit will be awarded toward the major requirements for students from an accredited professional program. These hours will only be credited toward the Associate of Science in Health Sciences degree. Transfer credits will be given for applicable coursework from such fields as radiology, dental hygiene, pharmacy technology, surgical technology, physical therapy, occupational therapy, emergency medical technology, among others. Transcripts will be evaluated on an individual basis for transfer credit.
Admission Policy, A.S. in Health Sciences
In addition to admission to the University, all health sciences degree-seeking students must formally apply for admission to the College of Nursing and Health Sciences undergraduate Associate of Science in Health Sciences degree program. Applicants must complete an application packet for the program and provide a copy of current professional license or certificate, if applicable, and official transcripts of all college courses. Admission conference with a member of the Health Sciences faculty is required.