An Associates of Science in Health Science requires 64 credit hours and completion of the coursework as outlined below. The required coursework for the A.S. in Health Science has been divided into two general categories: Required Common Core Coursework, and Licensure or Credit Hour Requirement. Students must also complete their last 15 credit hours at Marygrove College.
A. General Education Requirements
Select a minimum of one 3- or 4- hour course in at least 5 of the 7 areas. Courses must be distributed across at least 4 different liberal arts disciplines.
B. Common Experiences:
ENG 108 Academic Writing
MTH 100 Algebra
C. Core Course Requirements
BIO 150 Biology I: Molecules to Cells
CHM 130 Chemical Science
D. Related Discipline Requirements
PSY 205 Introduction to Psychology
PHL 225 Ethics
E. Students must choose option A or B to complete the Associates of Science in Health Science degree
Option A: CREDIT HOUR REQUIREMENT (24 credits of additional science coursework)
BIO 118 Medical Terminology
BIO 267 Clinical Anatomy and Physiology
HSC 320 Nutrition in Nursing Practice
MTH 103 Health Science Mathematics
PSY 321 Introduction to Life-span Psychology
Seven elective credits in BIO, CHM, MTH, or HSC
OPTION B: LICENSURE: 24 credit hours can be applied to the degree requirements upon providing proof of successful completion of a national accreditation exam requirement, PTCB exam, or a completed a course of study of not less than one year, in an Allied Health field, resulting in a certificate.
F. Remaining credits to reach 64 credits
Students may choose any elective course to finish their degree requirements