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A.S. Allied Health

Allied Health

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The program course requirements are presented in sequence. Part-time students and others who cannot follow this sequence should check course descriptions in the catalog to determine prerequisites and should consult their academic advisor regarding the order in which they take classes.

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    Allied Health

    This program provides a course of study for those students interested in careers in a variety of health care professions. This option is designed for highly motivated students who have a strong interest ingraduate training beyond a bachelor's degree or in health-related professional studies such as Physical or Occupational Therapy, Exercise Science, Athletic Training, Pharmacy, or Medicine. As undergraduate degree and professional program admissions requirements vary, students should work closely with their academic advisor to select electives or request substitutions where appropriate. Students are strongly encouraged to identify a program and transfer school of interest early in their academic career to better inform the advising, course selection and transfer process.

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    Required Core - 61/62 Total Credits

    First Year - Fall Semester     (16/17) Credits
    College Writing I  (3)
    College Chemistry I  (3)
    College Chemistry I Lab  (1)
    College Algebra  (4)
    College Math for Healthcare  (3)
    Introduction to College Studies  (2)
    Introduction to Information Literacy   (2)
    Electives  (4)
    First Year - Spring Semester     (16/17) Credits
    College Writing II  (3)
    Intro to Technical Writing  (3)
    Intro to Public Speaking  (3)
    Intro to Psychology  (3)
    College Chemistry II  (3)
    College Chemistry II Lab  (1)
    Intro to Statistics  (3)
    Survey of Calculus  (4)
    Second Year - Fall Semester     (14) Credits
    Human Anatomy & Physiology I  (3)
    Human Anatomy & Physiology I Laboratory  (1)
    Introduction to Ethics  (3)
    Introduction to Philosophy & Biomedical Ethics  (3)
    Intro to Computers  (3)
    Electives  (4)
    Second Year - Spring Semester     (14) Credits
    Human Anatomy & Physiology II  (3)
    Human Anatomy & Physiology II Lab  (1)
    *Social Science Core  (3)
    *Humanities/Cultural Diversity Core  (3)
    Electives   (4)

    Suggested Electives

    Principles of Living Systems/Lab  (3)
    Principles of Biological Diversity/Lab  (4)
    Microbiology for Health Sciences/Lab  (4)
    Calculus I  (4)
    Calculus II  (4)
    Basic Human Nutrition  (3)
    College Physics I/Lab  (4)
    College Physics II/Lab  (4)
    Physics I (w/calculus)/Lab  (4)
    Physics II (w/calculus)/Lab  (4)
    Medical Terminology  (3)
    Developmental Psychology  (3)
    Introduction to Sociology  (3)

    Upon completion of this program students will:

    • Be prepared to transfer into a variety of undergraduate majors in preparation for graduate study in health-related programs;

    • Obtain a strong science background in chemistry, human biology, and physics;

    • Complete a comprehensive general education core background for transfer to a four-year degree program;

    • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.