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  Jan 18, 2018
College Catalog & Student Handbook 2017-18

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Health, A.A.

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This area of concentration provides a foundation for students interested in a career in health sciences.

Students who take the courses recommended in the health focus area will be able to:

  1. use their broad liberal arts education with a concentration in one of the biological or physical sciences to further their career in health sciences.
  2. use higher-order thinking skills.
  3. meet the admissions requirements of the selected health science program.

Career Possibilities:

The health focus area graduate has two options:

  1. apply for admission to a health sciences program.
  2. transfer to a four-year institution in a health science area.

Preparation for IHCC:

Prospective students should have a strong interest in the health sciences.

Recommended Courses:

Students planning to transfer to an IHCC program or to a four-year institution are strongly advised to familiarize themselves with the selected program at the college to which they plan to transfer and work with a counselor and the health occupations faculty at IHCC to plan a program that meets those requirements. Applicants to these programs will find that they have a strong emphasis on the life and physical sciences. Most programs require biology and chemistry, and some require physics. These courses are often (but not always) completed at the nonmajors level.

Required Courses:

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