Pursue an Associate Degree in Health Sciences
The Health Sciences program at Dean is designed to provide you with a foundation of health science knowledge within the context of a broad-based education.
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Below you will find a table of course numbers, course names and the credits required to earn an Associate Degree in Health Sciences.
|Course Number||Course Name||Credit Required||Total Credits|
|ENG 111||Composition I||3|
|ENG 112||Composition II||3|
|SPC 101||Communication Fundamentals||3|
|BIO 171||Anatomy and Physiology||4|
|Core Distribution||Mathematics Elective||3|
|Core Distribution||Arts Elective||3|
|Core Distribution||Humanities Elective||3|
|Core Distribution||Natural Sciences/Mathematics Elective||3|
|Core Distribution||Social Sciences Elective||3|
|HSCI 111||Introduction to Health Sciences||3|
|BIO 172||Anatomy and Physiology II||4|
|CHM 151||Chemistry I||4|
|CHM 152||Chemistry II||4|
|MTH 130||Introductory Statistics||3|
|PSY 111||General Psychology||3|
|Elective (choose 2 at 3 credits each)||3|
View the School of Continuing Studies Academic Catalog for more program information and requirements.
Offering a blend of liberal arts and natural sciences, courses in the Health Sciences program are sequenced to provide you with prerequisite content requirements to prepare you for a smooth transition to a four-year program in many health-related fields either through a concentration in pre-nursing or general health with classes including anatomy, chemistry, microbiology, ethics and psychology.
As an Associate degree graduate, numerous opportunities await. You will have earned all prerequisite content requirements to prepare you for a smooth transition in programs such as nursing, health science, exercise physiology, health education, medical laboratory science, respiratory therapy or nutrition.
- Small classes led by Dean professors who are professionals in their field.
- Practical experience woven through the entire curriculum.
- A holistic approach that utilizes case studies, traditional and real-world learning to keep up with trends and remain current with the today’s fast-moving world.