Nov 30, 2022  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

Health Sciences - A.S.


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For more information on this program, contact the Health Sciences division at 615-230-3330.

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.

Important Notice:  Students who are pursuing Vol State's Health Sciences programs do not need all the coursework listed with the Health Sciences AS to apply to those programs. It is important to use the program-specific information packets and contact the Office of Advising at 615-230-3702 and ask to speak with a Health Sciences advisor to identify appropriate general education and elective courses. This is essential to ensure eligibility to apply to your selected program and to avoid unnecessary delays in your program application.

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) to meet graduation requirements. More information can be found at https://www.volstate.edu/testing.

CIP Code: (16) 24.0101.01

General Education Requirements - Credits (41)


Area of Emphasis Requirements - Credits (19)


Total Degree Requirements - Credits (60)


Footnotes


To approve an Advisor Approved Natural Science course, advisor must send email to Graduation@volstate.edu.

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.

DegreeWorks, along with the correct catalog, should be utilized by students for all of their educational planning.  Students can monitor their progress toward a degree or certificate and view missing requirements with the DegreeWorks audit, which is accessible through My Volstate.

Important Notice:  Students who are pursuing Vol State's Health Sciences programs do not need all the coursework listed with the Health Sciences AS to apply to those programs. It is important to use the program-specific information packets and contact the Office of Advising at 615-230-3702 and ask to speak with a Health Sciences advisor to identify appropriate general education and elective courses. This is essential to ensure eligibility to apply to your selected program and to avoid unnecessary delays in your program application.

First Year - Fall Semester - Credits (16)


First Year - Spring Semester - Credits (14)


Second Year - Fall Semester - Credits (15)


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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