Medical Science - Pre Professional AS

Begin the first step in the pathway to your medical-health science career. HCCC offers a firm foundation to begin the journey.

The graduates of the Associate in Science degree in Medical Sciences – Pre-Professional are prepared for transfer to institutions to complete BS or higher degrees in the following professions.

  • Pre-medicine/pharmacy
  • Pre-physical therapy/occupational therapy
  • Pre-physician Assistant
  • Pre-health science
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Develop a firm foundation in the medical/health sciences to prepare students in specialized fields of medicine, physician assistant, pharmacy, physical therapy, occupational therapy and health science. The general education courses equip students with a multidisciplinary understanding of health and the delivery of health care.

Major
Medical Sciences
Degree
Medical Science - Pre Professional A.S.

Description

The Associate in Science in Medical Sciences is a Pre-Professional degree that prepares students for transfer to baccalaureate degree programs that will lead to careers in allied health care fields. The program is designed as a pathway to further study in a variety of health care and/or pre-medical specialized fields such as pre-physical therapy, pre-physician assistant or pre-pharmacy. Through required coursework, students gain the necessary knowledge and skills for admission into allied health care programs.

Requirements

Complete CSS-100

CSS-100 College Student Success

Complete the following groups:

COMPLETE ENG-101

ENG-101 College Composition I
ENG-102 College Composition II

Complete the following courses:

MAT-110 Precalculus
BIO-111 Anatomy and Physiology I
CSC-100 Intro to Computers and Computing

Complete the following groups:

COMPLETE ENG-112 and PSY-101

ENG-112 Speech
PSY-101 Introduction to Psychology

Complete 1 Social Science or Humanities course:

TAKE 1 HUMANITIES OR SOCIAL SCIENCE ELECTIVES

Complete 1 Humanities Elective.

TAKE 1 HUMANITIES COURSE

Complete the following:

TAKE 1 DIVERSITY COURSE FROM: ANT-101 HUM-101 or SOC-260

ANT-101 Intro to Cultural Anthropology
HUM-101 Cultures and Values
SOC-260 Race and Ethnic Relations

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