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2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

University Parallel, A.S. - Health Sciences


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Degree: Associate of Science
Major: University Parallel
Area of Emphasis: Health Sciences

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

This pathway is for students planning to continue their education to earn a bachelor’s degree in health sciences related fields.

Important Notice:  While there are several places in this pathway where options are listed, students pursuing one of Vol State’s Health Sciences A.A.S. programs must follow the exact course requirements identified in the program-specific information packets in order to apply.  Please contact the Office of Advising at 615.230.3702 and ask to speak with a Health Sciences advisor to identify the correct general education and elective course options for the program that you are pursuing.  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 Associate of Science Degree 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 E-Proficiency Profile (EPP) to meet graduation requirements. More information can be found at https://www.volstate.edu/graduation/exit-exams.

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:  While there are several places in this pathway where options are listed, students pursuing one of Vol State’s Health Sciences A.A.S. programs must follow the exact course requirements identified in the program-specific information packets in order to apply.  Please contact the Office of Advising at 615.230.3702 and ask to speak with a Health Sciences advisor to identify the correct general education and elective course options for the program that you are pursuing.  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 Course - 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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