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2018-2019 General Catalog 
  
2018-2019 General Catalog

General Science, Option in Allied Health, AS


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The General Science degree program (Option in Allied Health) provides students wishing to pursue careers in allied health fields, including nursing, radiology, and dental hygiene, with a structured program of pre-clinical course work. Students may use the foundation provided by this degree to pursue a four-year degree or may enter the workplace. 

This program articulates with one or more institutions or agencies. Refer to the Articulation Agreements  section of the catalog for further detail.

Learning Outcomes:

Recipients of the Associate of Science in General Science will be able to demonstrate:

  1. effective verbal, written, and graphic communication to accurately and appropriately read, inform, and convey scientific information;
  2. critical analysis and interpretation of information collected through research or laboratory experiences, based on scientific methodology, principles, and sound and logical reasoning;
  3. continuous academic preparedness in the life and physical sciences that leads to potential career and professional pathways;
  4. application of math operations, graphic data and algebraic formula necessary to collect, analyze, and interpret scientific data through laboratory investigation and experimentation; and
  5. utilization of current and emerging instrumentation and related technologies in the collection and recording of scientific data.

Required Courses for Associate of Science in General Science Allied Health Option:

Freshman Year


First Semester: 14 Hours


Second Semester: 16 Hours


Sophomore Year


First Semester: 15 Hours


  • CIS 105:Computer Concepts Credit Hours: 3
  • Humanities Elective Credits Hours: 3
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  • Approved Science Credits Hours: 3 * or
  • Social Sciences Elective Credits Hours: 3
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  • Approved Science Elective Credit Hours: 3 * or
  • Humanities Elective Credit Hours: 3
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  • Approved Elective Credit Hours: 3 * *

Second Semester: 15 Hours


  • Social Science Elective Credit Hours: 3
  • Fine Arts Elective Credit Hours: 3
  • Approved Science Elective Credit Hours: 3 *
  • Approved Science Elective Credit Hours: 3 *
  • Approved Elective Credit Hours: 3 * *

Total Credit Hours required for the Associate of Science in General Science: 60


* Approved science electives for this degree plan only: ALHT 102 , ALHT 105 , ALHT 109 , ALHT 112 , ALHT 114 , ALHT 115 , ALHT 116 , ALHT 201 , ALHT 203 , ALHT 206 , ALHT 207 , and ALHT 209 ;any course with a BLGY prefix; any course with a CHEM prefix; EMTP 100 ; HLPE 221 ; MOS 107 , MOS 109 , MOS 110 , MOS 111 , MOS 118 , and MOS 113 ; any course with a PHSC prefix; any course with a PHYS prefix; STEC 101 , STEC 102 , STEC 110 , STEC 112 , STEC 120 , and STEC 121 , and other science courses approved by the advisor.

** Any non-remedial course, approved by the advisor.

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