By taking courses listed in this specific option, students’ complete courses that will help develop 100 and 200 level courses knowledge and skills that will help them to advance and/or transfer into a particular field within Health Science such as nursing, pre-med, pre-veterinary medicine, pre-pharmacy, pre-dentistry or any other healthcare profession or field. Students are advised to work closely with their KBOCC advisor and consult the Health Science Student Handbook to select the specific courses that will help meet their specific career or transfer goals. Students who complete this option will graduate with an Associate Degree in Health Science.
1. Identify and analyze health determinants and disparities to improve equity and access to healthcare with respect to culture, social and ethical differences within the healthcare environment.
2. Integrate the scientific foundations of disease and disability with clinical reasoning skills to enter a health-related career and promote disease prevention and model healthy behaviors.
3. Demonstrate the ability to communicate and collaborate with interdisciplinary professionals.
4. Develop an understanding of professional legal responsibilities, limitations and implications for healthcare workers and accepted ethics that can be applied in all healthcare professions.
5. Apply and demonstrate technical skills and knowledge common to health careers and employ safe work practices that follow health and safety policies and procedures to prevent injury and illness.
FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT:
Health Sciences Department Chair
Wabanung Campus – Rm 304
General Education Requirements
College Success Elective (Choose LS103 or LS133) – 2 credits
EN102 College Composition I – 3 credits
EN106 Sharing Information and Stories Orally – 3 credits
EN202 College Composition II – 3 credits
MA103 Quantitative Reasoning – 4 credits
Humanities Elective (Choose any humanities-designated course; must be from a different subject area
than the Anishinaabe Awareness elective) – 4 credits
BI101 General Biology – 4 credits
SO101 Introduction to Sociology – 4 credits
Anishinaabe Awareness Elective (Choose AS102 or OS110) – 4 credits
HL101 Introduction to Health Professions (*) – 3 credits
BI223 Anatomy and Physiology I – 4 credits
B1224 Anatomy and Physiology II – 4 credits
BI245 Microbiology – 4 credits
CH111 Chemistry for Health Sciences – 4 credits
HL201 Human Nutrition – 3 credits
HL100 Medical Terminology – 1 credit
HL102 Legal & Ethical Issues in Health Professions – 4 credits
PY101 Psychology – 4 credits
HL297 Capstone Seminar – 3 credits
MA201 Probability and Statistics – 4 credits
HL105 Certified Nursing Assistant – 6 credits
HL106 Certified Nursing Assistant Clinical – 0 credits
Total Credits Required – 65-74