2019-2020 College Catalog 
    
    Feb 20, 2020  
2019-2020 College Catalog

Liberal Arts, Health Studies and Science Specialization, A.S.


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Department Chairperson - Dr. Jessica Jost-Costanzo

The Liberal Arts curriculum begins with a broad core of instruction in the humanities, behavioral/social sciences, and natural sciences. The courses provide students with a well-rounded academic experience and give them much flexibility in designing their personalized programs. Students can choose to earn either an Associate of Arts or an Associate of Science degree.

Associate of Science

Health Studies and Science: Students must complete at least 15 credits in the health studies, sciences and/or mathematics areas with a “C” or better and meet all other associate degree requirements.

Program Goals:

  1. communicate information clearly and effectively both orally and in writing;
  2. demonstrate an understanding of quantitative, scientific and/or qualitative reasoning;
  3. demonstrate an appropriate base of content knowledge of Health Studies and the Sciences; and
  4. articulate one’s own moral and ethical perspectives.

Core Course Requirements


Communication/Writing


Art/English/Music/Theatre/Social Science


  • ART, ENGL, MUSC, THEA, PSYC, SOCI, WGST 3 Credits

History/Political Science


  • HIST or PLSC 3 Credits

Science/Math


  • ASTR, BIOL, CHEM, ENVS, GEOL, MATH, NASC, PHYS 3 Credits

Information Communication Technologies


Religious Studies


  • RLST 3 Credits

Cultural Diversity


  • Cultural Diversity: 3 Credits

Total Credits in Core: 25 Credits


Major Course Requirements


Health Studies and Science Specialization: 15 Credits


ASTR, BIOL, CHEM, DMS, ENVS, GEOL, MATH, MEDA, METE, MLT, NASC, NUAS, PHBT, PHYS, RAD, SURT, VAS

Total Credits in Major: 16 Credits


Total Credits for Free Electives: 19 Credits


Total Credits for Degree: 60 Credits


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