Health Science (AAS)

Assists students to apply for the WNC nursing program and provides the coursework toward potential transfer degrees in community health, public health, health education and related areas. Also can prepare students for health-related careers in emergency medical science, laboratory technician, nursing assistant and related areas.

Required Courses


Course Title Units
Total Requirements 60 Units
Program Requirements 36 Units
PBH 101 Foundations of Public Health 3
BIOL 190* Intro to Cell & Molecular Biology 4
or CHEM 121* General Chemistry I  
PSY 101 General Psychology 3
Choose 26 units from the following program electives:
ANTH 101 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology 3
or SOC 101 Principles of Sociology  
BIOL 223 Human Anatomy and Physiology I 4
BIOL 224 Human Anatomy and Physiology II 4
BIOL 251 General Microbiology 4
CHEM 122 General Chemistry II 4
CHEM 220 Introductory Organic Chemistry 4
PBH 120 Foundations of Personal Health & Wellness 3
HDFS 201 Life Span Human Development 3
EMS 100 Healthcare Provider CPR 0.5
EMS 108 Emergency Medical Technician 7.5
EMS 115 Advanced Emergency Medical Technician 7.5
LTE 101 Fundamental Phlebotomy 4
LTE 102 Applied Phlebotomy 3
NURS 130 Nursing Assistant 6
NUTR 223 Principles of Nutrition 3
*Students may take BIOL 190 and CHEM 121 and have 4 units apply toward the program electives.
General Education 24 Units
ENG 101 Composition I 3
ENG 102 Composition II 3
Human Relations 3
Math 120 or higher 3
U.S./NV Constitutions 3
General Electives 9