Nov 22, 2019  
2019-2020 NOVA Catalog 
  
2019-2020 NOVA Catalog

General Studies: Health Sciences Specialization, A.S.


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CIP Code: 24.0101
NOVA Code: 6995

Offered through AL, AN, LO, MA, NOL, WO

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 15-17 credits


Total 15 credits


Total 16 credits


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 DIT 121 ,  HLT 110 , HLT 230  , ITE 115 PSY 240 RAD 105 , or RTH 120 ,

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

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