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2023-2024 NOVA Catalog 
2023-2024 NOVA Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

General Studies: Health Sciences Specialization, A.S. - Discontinued Fall 2023

Location(s): AL, AN, LO, MA, WO

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Discontinued Fall 2023

CIP Code: 24.0102

NOVA Code: 6995

Purpose: The academic foundation in this degree will allow students to continue their education by applying to a competitive program at the Medical Education Campus or prepare for entry to a variety of allied health or health sciences baccalaureate programs. Students should consult an academic advisor in selecting electives to this curriculum.

Transfer Information: Since four-year colleges can vary in their course and GPA requirements for a health science major, please consult a counselor or an academic advisor regarding specific requirements and course selection.

Recommended Preparation: Satisfactory completion of the following high school units or equivalent: 4 units of English; 2 units of mathematics (algebra and geometry); 1 unit of laboratory science; and 1 unit of social studies.

Two Years

Total Credits for A.S. General Studies Health Sciences Specialization: 60-62 credits

May substitute HLT 141  but must add transfer elective if total degree credits do not equal at least 60.

May substitute CST 100, CST 110, CST 126,  if it is advisable to do so.

Requirement may be met by a General Education course or the following: BIO 150, CHM 241, CHM 245, CST 229, DIT 121,  HLT 110, HLT 230 , ITE 152, PSY 240, RAD 105, or RTH 120,

Requirement may be met by an appropriate course from the General Education Electives.

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