Preparation for Allied Health Programs

Associate in Arts
Transfer Preparation* (Major Code: A1330)

A bachelor’s degree is generally required for public health/community and industrial settings, and for commissioned officer status in the armed forces. It is also recommended as basic preparation for further study for those seeking careers in leadership positions, research or education.

Program Student Learning Outcome Statement

  • Upon completion of the program, the student will demonstrate the ability to actively participate and contribute to patient report meetings and patient/family conferences and analyze as well as prioritize the information obtained.
  • Upon completion of the program, the student will demonstrate the ability to articulate professionally and competently in the healthcare setting on issues regarding patient care.
  • Upon completion of the program, the student will analyze, compute and correctly provide medications to the patient in the healthcare setting.
  • Upon completion of the program, the student will demonstrate collegiality and appropriate communication techniques when working with diverse healthcare providers, patients and family members.
Program Requirements
BIOL 260HUMAN ANATOMY4
BIOL 261PRINCIPLES OF HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY4
BIOL 265GENERAL MICROBIOLOGY4
CHEM 100INTRODUCTION TO GENERAL CHEMISTRY4
MATH 60INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA I4
COMM 103ORAL COMMUNICATION3
or COMM 174 INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION
Total Units23
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Students planning to transfer to a four-year college or university should complete courses specific to the transfer institution of choice. University requirements vary from institution to institution and are subject to change. Therefore, it is important to verify transfer major preparation and general education requirements through consultation with a counselor in either the Counseling Center or Transfer Center. See catalog Transfer Courses Information section for further information.

To earn an associate degree, additional general education and graduation requirements must be completed.

Some courses within this program may require additional coursework that must be completed prior to enrollment in these courses. Please consult the individual course listings for prerequisites and any other limitations on enrollment.