The Associate of Applied Science in Health Sciences prepares students to enter direct care careers, or to apply (transfer) to programs in nursing and other allied health professions.
The degree provides the foundation needed to understand modern health care delivery, and includes a base in required general courses, as well as a science core.
Completion of this degree prepares students for furthering their studies in a variety of professional health care and allied health programs, including nursing and emergency services.
This program requires 61 credit hours of course work:
- For the 31 credits hours of General Education Requirements (GERs), refer to the most current UAS academic catalog
- Human Anatomy and Physiology I
- Human Anatomy and Physiology II
- Introductory Microbiology
- Introduction to General Chemistry
- A Survey of Organic and Biochemistry
- Fundamentals of CPR and First Aid
- Medical Terminology
- Introduction to Health Sciences
- Science of Nutrition
- Certified Nurse Aide Training or Emergency Medical Technician I
Meeting with an advisor who is familiar with the Health Sciences Program will ensure that you develop a plan of study for your specific career goals.
The Associate of Applied Science in Health Sciences degree requires completion of English S111 and Math S105.
Placement test scores determine where students start in Math and English courses.
We recommend you take your placement tests in advance to assess your abilities. Knowing your English and Math skill levels is an important part of selecting the right courses for your choice of study.
For detailed information on specific requirements for this program, please refer to the most current UAS academic catalog.