2023-2024 HCC Catalog & Student Handbook 
    Sep 21, 2023  
2023-2024 HCC Catalog & Student Handbook

Biology, Health Sciences Professions, A.S.

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The Associate of Science in Biology is intended primarily for students planning on transferring to a senior college or university to receive a baccalaureate degree in the following areas: computer science, engineering, health and natural sciences, or mathematics. (Pre-Nursing, Pre-Radiologic Sciences, Pre-Clinical Laboratory Services)

Students may earn an Associate in Science Degree in one of the specializations below by completing the, core requirements for Biology, Health Sciences Professions and the core requirements for the chosen specialization.

The requirements below must be completed in addition to Field of Study Curriculum    the degree requirements in order to complete all program requirements for this specialization.

Pre‐Nursing Specialization  

Pre‐Radiologic Sciences Specialization  

Pre‐Clinical Laboratory Services Specialization   

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Program CIP Code: 26.0101


First Year

Semester Total: 14

Second Semester ‐ Spring

Semester Total 16-17

Second Year

First Semester ‐ Fall

Semester Total 16-17

Second Semester - Spring

Pre-Nursing Specialization OR

Pre-Radiologic Sciences Specialization OR

Pre-Clinical Laboratory Services Specialization

Semester Total = 13-14

Total Minimum Credits for the AS Degree: 60

1 A list of electives appears in the Core Curriculum  section of this catalog.
2 Consult with an advisor to select an appropriate elective.

The Health Sciences track includes the full FOSC, but student must take MATH 1342  instead of PSYC 2317 .

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