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Health Science

This program is designed to assist the student to achieve success in health care programs. Students will be provided with the foundation necessary for health care professions. Credits from this program may be applied toward health care programs requirements within Connecticut’s Community College system. However, completion of this program does not guarantee an automatic acceptance into any health care program. Students are responsible for verifying specific requirements for their program of interest.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate competence in written and oral communication.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking, logical reasoning and problem solving skills.
  • Effectively utilize and interpret medical terminology.
  • Identify a variety of career opportunities and roles available in health care professions.
  • Meet most requirements for entrance into health care programs.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the impact of psychological principles and how they relate to the health care field.
  • Use and apply scientific methods.
Course of Study¹
Credits
HLT* 103
Investigations in Allied Health
3
Composition
3
Intermediate Algebra
3
Intro to Biology or
Human Biology or
General Biology I
4
Concepts of Chemistry
4
General Psychology I
3
Anatomy & Physiology I
4
Anatomy & Physiology II
4

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pre-requisites and additional information.

 

 

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