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Health Program Preparation (ASHPP)

Associate in Science Degree


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

Contact Information

Math, Science & Health
Nursing and Health Dept
Susan Travis


(Items marked in orange are available online.)
First Semester
Class Title Credits
CIS 100 or Introduction to Computers and Software Applications
CIS 110 Introduction to Computer Information Systems 3
ENG 111 Composition I 4
Math General Education 4
Nat. Sci. General Education 4
Total 15
Second Semester
Class Title Credits
ENG 226 Composition II 3
Speech General Education 3
Soc. Sci. General Education 3
Science Elective ** 4
Area Studies Elective *** 3
Total 16
Third Semester
Class Title Credits
Arts/Human. General Education 3
Math Elective* 4
Science Elective** 4
Area Studies Elective*** 3
Total 14
Fourth Semester
Class Title Credits
Arts/Human. General Education 3
Soc. Sci. General Education 3
Area Studies Elective*** 3
Area Studies Elective*** 3
Area Studies Elective*** 3
Total 15
Total Credits Required


*Select a math elective: MTH 160, MTH 167, MTH 169, MTH 176, or higher
** Select any two science electives: BIO 101, BIO 102, BIO 103, BIO 104, BIO 109, BIO 111, BIO 208, BIO 212, BIO 237, CEM 105, CEM 111, CEM 122, CEM 140
***Select courses as designated for your intended program and school of choice.

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