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Health Science Career Studies Certificate

STUDENTS IN THIS CERTIFICATE PROGRAM:

  • Receive a background in chemistry, biology, and math.
  • Are prepared for rigorous health degree programs
  • Are prepared for entry-level health related jobs

*Gainful Employment Program Disclosure

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES:

  • ER Admit Clerks
  • Ward Clerks
  • Clinical Receptionist
  • Veterinary Assistant

TRANSFER OPPORTUNITIES:

  • SUNY Canton - AAS degree programs in health careers
  • SUNY Canton - B. Tech. program in Health Care Management

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Refer to the table of high school course prerequisites for admission.
  • Students are expected to have demonstrated academic success in high school and/or prior college experience.

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (Curriculum 1774)

Semester I Credits

  Applied Elective (HLTH, VSCT, etc)* 3
MATH 100
MATH 106
MATH 111
Beginning Algebra** OR
Intermediate Algebra** OR
Survey of Mathematics (GER 1)**
3
ENGL 101
ENGL 102
Expository Writing (GER 10) OR
Oral & Written Expression (GER 10)
3
BIOL 101 Introduction to Biology** OR Science Elective 4
BASK 060 Freshman Seminar 1
TOTAL CREDITS 14

Semester II Credits

  Applied Elective (HLTH, VSCT, etc)* 3
CHEM 100
CHEM 101
Intro to Chemistry Lab (GER 2)*** AND
Introduction to Chemistry*** OR
Science Elective
4
MATH 106
MATH 111
Intermediate Algebra OR
Survey of Mathematics (GER) OR
General Elective
3
  General Elective 3
  Liberal Arts Elective 3
TOTAL CREDITS 16

* Applied electives are limited to the health areas.

** Minimum MATH 106 with a grade of ā€œC" required for entry into health field AAS.

*** Biology and chemistry requirements should be met before other science electives are taken. Minimum biology and chemistry with a grade of ā€œCā€ required for entry in health field AAS.

--In order to apply for health curriculum, a minimum GPA may be required; and some health curricula have selective admission.