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  Sep 20, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 VSCC Catalog

Health Sciences - A.S.


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The Associate of Science in Health Sciences is a two-year program for students planning to continue their education to earn a bachelor’s degree in health sciences related fields.

Students interested in one of Vol State’s Health Sciences program must follow the A.S. in Health Sciences curriculum. You must contact an advisor in your preferred area of emphasis to identify appropriate general education and elective courses for admission into your selected program. For more information about specific program deadlines and requirements please visit the Health Sciences website. 

Transfer Options:
The University Parallel Degree program is designed for transfer to universities offering a Baccalaureate degree.  Contact your advisor for additional information.

All students graduating with a degree from VSCC are required to take the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile (ETSP). More information can be found at http://www.volstate.edu/Testing/Services.php.

General Education Requirements - Credits (41)


Area of Emphasis Requirements - Credits (19)


  • University Parallel Electives (Any non-asterisk course) Credits: (13-15)

Total Degree Requirements - Credits (60)


Computer Literacy Requirement -


See http://www.volstate.edu/ComputerLiteracy/ for computer literacy requirements.

(If INFS 1010 is required for program, the Computer Literacy Requirement is not needed.)

Career and Salary Information


Career Beginning Salary with Bachelor’s Degree Experienced Salary with Bachelor’s Degree
Community Health Worker $18,640 $49,960
Health Services Manager $49,970 $140,040
Health Education Teacher $23,730 $59,240

Career and salary information taken from onetonline.org. Check out this website for additional information about education requirements and preferred work styles and abilities for these careers. Salaries are not guaranteed.

Recommended Schedule


This is a recommended schedule. Learning Support, pre-requisites and other academic factors may impact this schedule. See your advisor to create a degree plan.

First Year - Fall Semester - Credits (16)


  • Mathematics- (Program specific) Credits: (3)

First Year - Spring Semester - Credits (14-18)


  • University Parallel Electives (Any non-asterisk course) Credits: (6-7)

Second Year - Fall Semester - Credits (15)


  • History (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • University Parallel Electives (Any non-asterisk course) Credits: (3)

Second Year - Spring Semester - Credits (15)


  • History (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (Literature- See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • University Parallel Electives (Any non-asterisk course) Credits: (6)

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