Health Science AS Degree

The Associate of Science in Health Science provides courses which are the foundation to professional career opportunities in the health science, public health and environmental fields. The degree emphasizes an ecological approach to health issues in the community and to provide students with the tools and knowledge necessary to understand factors contributing to the promotion of optimal health and well-being.

Course Code Title Units
Required Courses
BI 013Human Anatomy and Physiology I4
BI 014Human Anatomy and Physiology II5
BI 015General Microbiology5
KINE 010Personal & Community Health3
HS 073Introduction to Public Health3
or HS 013 General Nutrition
Select one course from the following (2-4 units)
HS 014Principles of Food3
HS 065Basic Pharmacology3
HS 074Informatics for Health Science3
KINE 008Introduction to Kinesiology3
KINE 095Exercise Science2
CH 005Bio-organic Chemistry4
Recommended Courses for Transfer
ENG 001AComposition4
SOC 003Fundamentals of Statistics3
SPAN 001Elementary Spanish I5
or ASL 001 Elementary American Sign Language I
Select one of the following three courses:3
General Psychology
Developmental Psychology
Introductory Sociology
Required Subtotal22-24
Select one of the following:37-39
Kinesiology (PE) Activities2
DEGREE TOTAL61-65