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Health Program Preparation (ASHPP)

Associate in Science Degree

Description

This program is designed for students who plan to pursue a health-related degree program at WCC or Bachelor of Science in Nursing (traditional or accelerated) or other health-related program at another college or four-year institution. The student will complete the common healthcare program prerequisites as outlined in the catalogs for local Michigan colleges.

Continuing Eligibility

Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8 or minimum GPA for intended health program

Contact Information

Division
Health Sciences
Department
Nursing and Health Dept
Advisors
Susan Travis

Requirements

(Items marked in orange are available online.)
First Semester
Class Title Minimum Credits
Elective(s) Social and Behavioral Science 1 3
ENG 111 Composition I 4
Elective(s) Math 3
Elective(s) Natural Sciences 3
Total 13
Second Semester
Class Title Minimum Credits
Elective(s) Natural Sciences with Lab 2 3
Elective(s) Social and Behavioral Science 2 3
Elective(s) Writing/Composition or Communication 2 3
Area Studies Elective(s) * 6
Total 15
Third Semester
Class Title Minimum Credits
Elective(s) Arts and Humanities 1 3
HSC 101 Healthcare Terminology 1
Area Studies Elective * 3
Area Studies Elective * 3
Elective(s) to reach a minimum of 60 credits ** 5
Total 15
Fourth Semester
Class Title Minimum Credits
Elective(s) Arts and Humanities 2 3
General Education Elective(s) (0-2 credits) to reach a minimum 30 General Education Credits 2
Area Studies Elective * 3
Area Studies Elective * 3
Area Studies Elective(s) * 6
Total 17
Total Credits Required
60

Footnotes

*Select courses as designated for your intended program and school of choice.

**Students may use one of the following: HSC 100, HSC 103, or RAD 100.

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