Health Sciences, A.A.S.

Juneau, Ketchikan, Sitka, e-Learning

The Associate of Applied Science in Health Sciences prepares students to enter direct care careers and to apply or transfer to a variety of health care training programs. Students need to consult with a Health Sciences advisor before registering for courses.

A minimum grade of C (2.00) is required in all courses. A grade of C- is not considered passing.

Minimum Credit Hours 60
General Education Requirements 18-19
Emphasis Area Requirements 41-42
General Education Requirements
Written Communication Skills
WRTG S111*Writing Across Contexts3
WRTG S211*Writing and the Humanities3
or WRTG S212 *Writing and the Professions
Oral Communication Skills
Select one of the following3
*Fundamentals of Oral Communication
*Small Group Communication and Team Building
*Interpersonal Communication
*Public Speaking
Computational Skills
MATH S105Intermediate Algebra3-4
or HS S116 Mathematics in Health Care
Other Skills
PSY S111*Introduction to Psychology 13
or PSY S250 *Lifespan Development
HS S135Medical Terminology3
Pre-Nursing Qualifications Emphasis
Emphasis Requirements41-42
BIOL S111*Human Anatomy and Physiology I4
BIOL S112*Human Anatomy and Physiology II4
BIOL S240Introductory Microbiology4
CHEM S103*Introduction to General Chemistry4
HS S203Science of Nutrition3
Advisor approved electives (in the following areas: BA, BIOL, CHEM, HS, HIM, HUMS, PSY)22-23
Medical Assisting Emphasis
Emphasis Requirements41-42
MA S133Medical Assisting Procedures: Administrative I4
MA S142Medical Assisting Procedures: Clinical I4
MA S233Medical Assisting Procedures: Administrative II4
MA S242Medical Assisting Procedures: Clinical II4
MA S294AMedical Assisting Practicum4
Advisor approved electives (in the following areas: BA, BIOL, CHEM, HS, HIM, HUMS, PSY)21-22