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Associate in Science - Health Science Career Path - Associate in Science Degree

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If you're looking for a career in the health sciences, HGTC's Associate in Science (A.S.) degree will provide you with a solid foundation for transfer into one of HGTC’s Health Science programs. The Health Science career pathway is an advising pathway within the Associate of Science degree designed to help students select courses needed for admission into the Health Science program of choice.

Students interested in the career path should contact their Academic Advisors for assistance in course selection. Please note selecting a career path is for advising purposes only and does not imply automatic acceptance into that specific limited-enrollment program. Students choosing one of the career paths within the A.S. degree will graduate HGTC with the Associate in Science degree.

For more information about Health Science Admissions visit: www.hgtc.edu/healthscience

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Curriculum Sequence

Students must complete the general education requirements required for Associate in Science as shown in the Associate of Science Degree curriculum display.

PROGRAM SPECIFIC COURSES:

Students interested in one of the Health Science limited enrollment programs should select courses specific for the concentration of interest: Nursing Preparation (NUR), Practical Nursing (LPN), Dental Hygiene Preparation (DHG), Radiology Preparation (RAD), Physical Therapist Preparation (PTA), or Surgical Technology Preparation (SUR). The courses listed for each program may be used to satisfy the  Major Concentration and/or Other Hours requirements for the Associate in Science Degree.

*To receive the Associate of Science, Health Science degree, students must complete additional math courses as required for associate degree.

**Course denoted with an (**) are recommended for the specified program. These courses will require advisor approval to be applied toward degree as elective hours within the "Other Hours" requirement.

DENTAL HYGIENE
The following courses are required pre-requisites courses with a "C" or higher and a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher.
BIO 210        
CHM 105** or CHM 110      
MAT 101* or MAT 110        
ENG 101        
         
DIAGNOSTIC MEDICAL SONOGRAPHY
The following courses are required pre-requisites courses with a "C" or higher and a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.
AHS 102      
AHS 110 or AHS 141** if no previous patient skills background
BIO 210 and BIO 211      
COL 105        
ENG 101        
MAT 110 or MAT 120      
PHY 118** or PHY 201 or PHY 202    
PSY 201        
SPC 205        
Humanities        
         
NURSING
The following courses are required pre-requisites courses with a "C" or higher and a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher.
BIO 210 and BIO 211 and BIO 225    
ENG 101 and ENG 102      
Humanities        
MAT 110 or MAT 120      
PSY 201        
SPC 205        
Recommended: AHS 108, AHS 126**, AHS 163** and PSY 203 
         
PHYSICAL THERAPY ASSISTANT
The following courses are required pre-requisites courses with a "C" or higher and a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.
BIO 210 and BIO 211        
ENG 101        
Humanities        
MAT 110 or MAT 120      
PSY 201        
Recommended: PHY 118**
         
PRACTICAL NURSING
The following courses are required pre-requisites courses with a "C" or higher and a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.
BIO 210 and BIO 211      
ENG 101        
MAT 155* or MAT 110        
PSY 201        
         
RADIOLOGY
The following courses are required pre-requisites with a grade "C" or higher and a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.
BIO 210        
COL 105        
ENG 101        
MAT 110 or MAT 120      
         
RESPIRATORY CARE
The following courses are required pre-requisites with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher. 
BIO 210, BIO 211, BIO 225      
ENG 101        
MAT 110 or MAT 120       
PSY 201        
Humanities        
         
SURGICAL TECHNICIAN
The following courses are required pre-requisites courses with a "C" or higher and a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher.
BIO 210 and BIO 211 and BIO 225