ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE, HEALTH SCIENCE (A.S.)

General Information

An Associates of Science in Health Science requires 64 credit hours and completion of the coursework as outlined below. 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
Or PHL 228      Ethics in the Health Professions

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 271 Anatomy & Physiology I
BIO 272 Anatomy & Physiology II
HSC 320 Nutrition & Exercise for Wellness
MTH 103 Mathematics for Health Careers
PSY 321 Introduction to Life-span Psychology
Minimum of four elective credits in BIO, CHM, MTH, or HSC

or

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 of licensure.

F. Remaining credits to reach 64 credits
Students may choose any elective course to finish their degree requirements

Science and Math Overview

Science and Math Overview

Marygrove's Science and Mathematics department teaches students to go beyond simply learning. Through STEM, students are given a foundation to generate new knowledge.

Science and Math Potential Careers

Potential Careers

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