Pre-Health Careers: AAS Degree
The Pre Health Careers program is designed to prepare students for application to the CCC nursing program and/or to seek employment in a variety of health professions.
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The outcomes identified below define the knowledge and skill sets
that graduates will possess at the end of these programs of study.
• Complete all Nursing program prerequisites
• Be qualified to sit for Certified Nursing exam (CNA)
• Possess knowledge and skills to work in various medical areas depending on electives chosen
Minimum credit hours required: 60
See General Education courses that will satisfy General Education Requirements below.
General Education Core Requirements: 25 credit hours
ENG 101¹ College Composition I (3)
ENG 102¹ College Composition II (3)
MAT 142¹ College Mathematics (3) or a higher course selected from the approved AGEC courses in the Mathematics category.
Any courses from approved AGEC courses in the Arts/Humanities category.
PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology (3)
PSY 240¹ Developmental Psychology (3)
Physical /Biological Sciences (4)BIO 181¹ Unity of Life I: Life of the Cell (4))
Degree Core Requirements: 27 credit hours
AHS 131 Medical Terminology (3)
BIO 201 Human Anatomy & Physiology I (4)
BIO 202 Human Anatomy & Physiology II (4)
BIO 205 Microbiology (4)
CHM 130 Fundamentals of Chemistry (4)
NTR 135 Human Nutrition (3)
NUR 110 Nursing Assistant I (4)
NUR 111 Nursing Assistant Clinical (1)
Degree Electives: 8 credit hours
Any 8 credits from courses numbered 100 or higher. Recommended courses:
AHS 110 Health Care Ethics and Law (3)
AHS 135 Medical Insurance, Coding and Billing(3)
AHS 160 Phlebotomy Procedures (3)
AHS 161 Phlebotomy Practicum (4)
BIO 218 Human Pathophysiology (4)
EMS 131 Emergency Medical Technician (8)
¹ Placement test and/or prerequisite required.
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