Health Services

Associate in Science

The Health Services, Associate in Science degree offers a variety of opportunities for the student interested in a health care career. The program offers the courses that meet the prerequisites for the Nursing, Associate in Applied Science degree and it lays the foundation coursework for students who wish to transfer to a baccalaureate degree in a health care field or specialty. Since there are different academic and career options available in this program it is strongly recommended that the student seek advisement. 

For further information, contact department chairperson, Carol Mohrfeld, at (609)343-5035 or cmohrfel@atlantic.edu.

Upon Completion of this program students will be able to:

  • Transfer this degree to a baccalaureate degree or a continuing education program in a health care option.
Courses Credits
GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES
When a General Education course is not specified, refer to the list of approved General Education courses.
ENGL101-Composition I*
3
ENGL102-Composition II
3
BIOL120-Human Anatomy and Physiology I*
4
BIOL121-Human Anatomy and Physiology II
4
MATH122 or higher General Education Mathematics course
4
PSYC101-General Psychology*
3
SOCL101-Principles of Sociology*
3
General Education Humanities course
3
HIST101-Heritage of the Western World I or HIST102-Heritage of the Western World II
3
TOTAL GENERAL EDUCATION CREDITS REQUIRED
30
PROGRAM COURSES
ALHT108-Fundamentals of Nutrition
3
ALHT110-Comprehensive Medical Terminology
3
BIOL203-Microbiology
4
BUSN120-Principles of Management
3
COMM120-Public Speaking
3
MATH220-Statistical Methods
4
PHIL104-Bioethics: Realities of the New Millennium
3
PHIL110-Introduction to Ethics
3
TOTAL PROGRAM CREDITS
26
FREE ELECTIVES
9
Computer Literacy: 0-3 Credits
Is fulfilled with CISM125, testing out or reviewed departmental portfolio.
 
TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED FOR DEGREE
65
(HESV) EFFECTIVE FALL 2011  

 

*Prerequisite courses for the Nursing program. To be eligible to apply to the Nursing program, all prerequisite courses must be completed with a minimum GPA or 3.0 and an overall GPA of 2.5 or better.