Pre-Health Careers (AAS Degree)

Degree Description

The  Pre Health Careers program is designed to prepare students for application to the CCC nursing program and/or to seek employment in a variety of health professions. 

General Education Requirements (25 credits)

All General Education coursework must be selected from approved AZ General Education Curriculum.

Course

Course Title

Hours

Composition (6 credits)

 

 

ENG 101

College Composition I

3

ENG 102

College Composition II

3

Mathematics (3 credits)

 

 

MAT 140 or higher.

College Mathematics

5

Arts/Humanities (6 credits)

 

 

Two courses from Arts and Humanities or Options.

 

6

Social/Behavioral Sciences (6 credits)

 

 

PSY 101

Introduction to Psychology

3

PSY 240

Developmental Psychology

3

Physical/Biological Sciences (4 credits)

 

 

BIO 181

Unity of Life I: Life of the Cell

4

Degree Core Requirements (27 credits)

Course

Course Title

Hours

AHS 131

Medical Terminology

3

BIO 201

Human Anatomy & Physiology I

4

BIO 202

Human Anatomy & Physiology II

4

BIO 205

Microbiology

4

CHM 130

Fundamentals of Chemistry

4

NTR 135

Human Nutrition

3

NUR 110

Nursing Assistant I

4

NUR 111

Nursing Assistant Clinical

1

Electives (8 credits)

Any 8 credits from courses numbered 100 or higher.

Course

Course Title

Hours

Recommended

 

 

AHS 110

Health Care Ethics and Law

3

AHS 135

Medical Insurance, Coding and Billing

3

AHS 160

Phlebotomy Procedures

3

AHS 161

Phlebotomy Practicum

4

BIO 218

Human Pathophysiology

4

EMS 131

Emergency Medical Technician

8

Outcomes

The outcomes identified below define the knowledge and skill sets that graduates will possess at the end of these programs of study.

  • Complete all Nursing program prerequisites 

  • Be qualified to sit for Certified Nursing exam (CNA) 

  • Possess knowledge and skills to work in various medical areas depending on electives chosen