School of Liberal Arts Majors and Courses

  • Health Sciences

    Associate Degree in Health Sciences

    Health care is one of the fastest-growing industries in the world, leading to high demand for skilled professionals in every area of the field.

    An associate degree in health sciences from Dean College offers great preparation for a dynamic career in nursing, nutrition, public health, medical assisting or any other sector of the industry.

    The health sciences curriculum features in-depth coursework in anatomy, chemistry, nutrition and microbiology in addition to a broad foundation in the liberal arts. In small classes, you'll work closely with faculty members who will get to know you as an individual.

    Once completed, you'll be ready to transfer into a four-year program in nursing, exercise physiology, health science, health education, medical laboratory science, respiratory therapy, nutrition or another health care field. And Dean has excellent articulation agreements with many colleges and universities, making it easy to transfer

    Course Sequence

    Health Sciences

    MAJOR (28 credits) Credits
    STEM 111
    Intro to Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
    BIO 172
    Human Anatomy and Physiology II
    CHM 151
    General Chemistry I
    CHM 152
    General Chemistry II
    BIO 211
    MTH 130
    Introductory Statistics
    PHL 115
    PSY 111
    General Psychology
    OPEN ELECTIVES (6 credits) Credits
    Elective - Open
    Elective - Open
    TOTAL CREDITS: 62 Credits

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