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2017-2018 Catalog and Student Handbook 
2017-2018 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Health Sciences Concentration, A.A.S.

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This is an Associate of Applied Sciences degree program in Health Sciences that will provide a pathway for students who are currently enrolled in or have completed a Certificate level program in a Health Sciences discipline from any accredited community or technical college, or are currently credentialed as allied health/nursing practitioners who wish to continue their formal education and earn an Associate of Applied Sciences degree. 

Allied Health Sciences discipline-specific core credits may be earned by current enrollment in appropriate allied health sciences courses, transferring credits earned in a health science-related program or an allied health sciences certificate program from a community college, or  portfolio assessment of college-level learning  related to an allied health discipline.  In addition to the 15 credit hours of General Education core courses currently required for an A.A. S. degree, students will complete 3 required courses-ALHS 2312-Contemporary Issues in Healthcare, HIMT 2304-HIM Management Principles, and BUSN 2370-Legal Environment of Business, and 2 elective courses from the following: HIMT 1300-Medical Terminology, BIOL 2020-Human Anatomy & Physiology II, or MATH 1530-Elementary Probability & Statistics.

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General Education Requirements

Professional Course Requirements

Professional Discipline Options

AEMT Certificate


Electronic Health Records Certificate


EMT Certificate


Healthcare Technician Certificate


Medical Coding Certificate


Paramedic Certificate (Up to 30 hours from the following:)

Additional Degree Requirements

Guided Electives

*** Guided electives selected with advisor assistance.

Total: 63 Semester Hours

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