Associate of Arts in the Health Professions

Health Professions

Associate of Arts
Foundations RequirementsCredit Hours
COM 115 Public Speaking 3
ENG 110 Writing I 3
ENG 221 Writing for the Professions 3
IDS 110 Student Success 2
MTH 135 College Algebra or higher 3
Total Hours 14
Natural World RequirementsCredit Hours
Life Sciences (choose one)
  • BIO 121 General Biology I
  • BMS 110 Introduction to the Biomedical Sciences
4
Physical Sciences
CHM 160 General Chemistry I
4
Total Hours 8
Human Culture RequirementsCredit Hours
Social and Behavioral Science
PSY 121 Introduction to Psychology 3
SOC 150 Introduction to Sociology 3
Humanities
SPN 101 Introduction to Spanish 3
The Arts
General Education Arts elective 3
Total Hours 12
Public Affairs RequirementsCredit Hours
Cultural Competence (choose one)
3
US History (choose one)
  • HST 121 Survey of US History to 1877
  • HST 122 Survey of US History Since 1877
3
PLS 101 Political Science 3
General Education Public Issues elective 3
Total Hours 12
Institutional RequirementsCredit Hours
CIS 101 Computers for Learning 3
IDS 297 Topics in Globalization (Capstone course) 2
Total Hours 5
Health Professions Related CoursesCredit Hours
ALH 116 Medical Terminology 2
BMS 230 Human Genetics 3
BMS 267 Human Anatomy 4
BMS 268 Human Physiology 4
CHM 170 General Chemistry II 3
CHM 171 General Chemistry II Lab 1
Total Hours 17
Degree Total 68

Sample Schedule

First Year

Fall SemesterHours
IDS 110 Student Success 2
ENG 110 Writing I 3
CIS 101 Computers for Learning 3
CHM 160 General Chemistry 4
4
Total 16
Spring SemesterHours
COM 115 Public Speaking 3
CHM 170 General Chemistry II 3
CHM 171 General Chemistry II (Lab) 1
BMS 230 Human Genetics 3
Public Issues, General Education Choice 3
3
Total 16
Summer SessionHours
MTH 135College Algebra 3
PSY 121 Introductory Psychology 3
Total 6
Total Year One 38

Second Year

Fall SemesterHours
PLS 101 Political Science 3
SPN 101 Introduction to Spanish 3
BMS 267 Human Anatomy 4
  • HST 121 Survey of US History to 1877
  • HST 122 Survey of US History Since 1877
3
ENG 221 Writing for the Professions 3
Total 16
Spring SemesterHours
BMS 268 Human Physiology 4
IDS 297 Topics in Globalization (Capstone Course) 2
Arts, General Education Choice 3
ALH 116 Medical Terminology 2
SOC 150 Principles of Sociology 3
Total 14
Total Year Two 30
Degree Total68