Feb 27, 2024
The Associate in Science degree in Health Science provides students with a broad understanding of health related studies, health care systems, and health issues in a multicultural society. The degree also provides the student with a basic understanding of health-related studies, prepares students to work at many entry levels within the health care industry, and provides a foundation for public health, community health, health care administration, or occupational health and safety programs.
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Demonstrate basic understanding of health science research, health care systems, and health issues.
- Integrate and utilize knowledge from multiple disciplines to solve problems.
- Demonstrate critical thinking skills and the use of the scientific method.
Major Requirements - Core
Complete 15 units
Major Requirements - Restricted Electives
Complete 4 units selected from:
Complete 6 units selected from:
Complete one of the following general education patterns:
Students are advised to double-count courses in the major to also satisfy general education when possible. Course subject credit will be awarded in satisfaction of major and lower division general education requirements, but the units will only be counted once in computing the total number of units for the degree.
Minimum Major Units Required: 25
Complete all courses with a grade of “C” or better.
Minimum Degree Units Required: 60