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2018-2019 Course Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Course Catalog

Health Sciences Broad Field, AS


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Total Credits: 60

Major Number: 5839
CIP Code: 51.0000

Program Description

This program provides students a broad base of general education coursework relevant to the field of health sciences, in preparation to transfer to a broad array of health sciences majors at a college or university. This degree program is designed to fulfill health science baccalaureate requirements at all MN State system universities offering related degrees.

Program Prerequisites

None

Special Instructions

Prospective students should be aware that a MN Human Services background study, and a national FBI database with fingerprint background study, with no restrictions may be required for future careers in healthcare.

Program Requirements


Career/Occupational Requirements


Total Credits: 3


Career/Occupational Elective Requirements


None

MnTC/General Education Requirements


Goal 1: Communication


Goal 2: Critical Thinking


Fulfilled when all MnTC goals for this degree are complete.

Total Credits: 29

Goal 5: History/Social/Behavioral Sciences


Total Credits: 10

Goal 6: Humanities/Fine Arts


Total Credits: 3

Goals 7-10: Theme Goals


Three credits in each of two Goal areas selected from Goals 7, 8, 9 or 10 are required. Many courses from Goals 1-6 also meet Goals 7-10. One course may fulfill a maximum of two Goals. Credits count only once.

Goal 7: Human Diversity

Goal 8: Global Perspectives

Goal 9: Ethical and Civic Responsibility

Goal 10: People and the Environment

Total Credits: 49


MnTC Elective Requirements


None

Additional Elective Requirements


Total Credits: 8


Additional Requirements


None

Program Information


General Requirements for Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates

See Century College Policy 3.17.0.1

Program Note

Grade of C or higher in all Career/Occupational courses is required.
Grade of C or higher in all specifically designated General Education/MnTC course requirements is required.

Transfer, Articulation Agreements, and Partnerships

See the Century College website for information regarding transfer.
The Health Sciences Broad Field Associate in Science Degree program is designed to transfer to all system universities offering related baccalaureate programs through a statewide articulation agreement. The Health Sciences Broad Field Statewide Articulation Agreement has been approved by all system universities. Consult with both college and university advisors/counselors for guidance regarding the requirements of the various health sciences baccalaureate programs to facilitate the most efficient transition.

Program Learning Outcomes

At the end of this program students will be able to:

  • Students will examine biology, human anatomy, physiology, and the role microorganisms play in our environment.
  • Students will demonstrate effective written, verbal, and nonverbal communication skills.
  • Students will develop capacity to identify, discuss, and reflect upon a wide range of psychological, social, and ethical issues that pertain to health sciences.
  • Students will increase knowledge about mathematical and logical modes of thinking.
  • Students will improve their understanding of the role of health and nutrition in the health sciences.
  • Students will prepare to transfer to a baccalaureate program.

Program Contact Information

TBD

Sample Plan


Please note that this is a sample course sequence. Individual schedules will vary depending upon student needs, goals, and availability. Students are recommended to meet with their advisor, counselor, or faculty program instructors to create an individualized plan that includes prerequisites and application requirements. For detailed program information see the Century College website. This information is subject to change.

Note


This information is subject to change. Changes and updates are posted on century.edu

Century College is a member of the Minnesota State system. We are an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and educator. This document can be available in alternative formats to individuals with disabilities by calling 651.779.3354 or 1.800.228.1978 x 3354.

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