Oct 28, 2020  
2020-2021 General Catalog 
    
2020-2021 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


  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Humanities Elective Credits Hours: 3
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  • Approved Science Elective 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


* Any course with an ALHT, BLGY, CHEM, MOS, NURS, OCTA, PHAR, PHSC, PHYS, PNUR, PTAP, or SCI prefix; EMTP 100 ; HLPE 221  

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

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