Career Degree Program

The College offers an Associate of Applied Science degree as a career ladder for persons who have successfully completed their program of study in Dental Assistant, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, EMT-Paramedic or Sleep Diagnostics. This degree is designed to assist Allied Health and Emergency Service workers with their general and continuing education. To be admitted into this degree program, one must meet the same requirements for admission as do students in other degree programs at the College.

Associate of Applied Science - Health Sciences

Required General Education Courses

Courses that Fulfill Minimum Degree Requirements

Course Curriculum Area or Course Title Credit
ENGL 1010 Communication: English Composition I 3
Humanities and/or Fine Arts 3
Natural Sciences/Mathematics: choose a Natural Science 4
Social/Behavioral Sciences 3
One additional course from either of the above categories (May include SPCH or MATH) 3
Total General Education 16

Additional Program Requirements

Course Curriculum Area or Course Title Credit
Certification Dental Assistant, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, EMT/Paramedic, or Sleep Diagnostics 32
Electives Completion of 12 hours of electives as prescribed by the accrediting agency or advisor 12
Total Additional Requirements 44
Total Degree Requirements 60