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Individual courses are the building blocks of each degree program. Course requirements are structured to ensure that student study encompasses a broad range of topics and approaches, with an appropriate balance maintained among the three curricular components that comprise a liberal arts education:


General Education

Students pursuing an Associate of Science degree must complete the following 9 courses to fulfill the
General Education requirements.


Major Courses Required

Course Code Course Name Prerequisites Credits
BIOL 1121
Biology 1 for Health Studies Majors
None 4
PSYC 1111
Introduction to Human Psychology
None 3
SOC 1502
Introduction to Sociology
None 3
BIOL 1122
Biology 2 for Health Studies Majors
BIOL 1121 4
CPH 2211
Human Anatomy & Physiology (proctored course)
BIOL 1122 3
CPH 2212
Infectious Diseases
BIOL 1122 3
CPH 2611
BIOL 1122 3
CPH 2711
Community and Public Health 1 (proctored course)
BIOL 1122 3
CPH 2712
Community and Public Health 2
CPH 2711 3

Other Electives

Students pursuing an Associate of Science degree may choose additional elective
courses beyond those specified in the General Education requirements, and/or select introductory
courses in other majors and/or take additional courses in a student’s major that may not be required
for the degree.