May 18, 2021  
2020-21 Virginia Western Academic Catalog 
    
2020-21 Virginia Western Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


Science: Health Sciences Specialization, A.S.



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Associate of Science
880-02

Purpose: This curriculum is designed for students who plan to transfer to a four-year institution to complete a baccalaureate degree in allied health programs such as nursing, health education or dietetics/nutrition.

Admission Requirements: Applicants must meet the requirements for admission to credit-level coursework established by the college.

Developmental Requirements: Students who do not place into college-level English will be required to take developmental courses.

Students who do not demonstrate proficiency in MTE 1 , MTE 2 , MTE 3 , MTE 4 , MTE 5 , MTE 6 , MTE 7 , MTE 8  and MTE 9  will be required to take developmental courses.

It is strongly recommended that developmental education requirements be completed as soon as possible.

 

While a course may satisfy a requirement for a Virginia Western program, it may not fulfill a requirement at a four-year institution. Students who intend to transfer should verify specific program requirements with their four-year institution.

Total Minimum Credits for Degree: 60


Students planning to transfer to Virginia Tech should take MTH 167  (5-credits) in place of MTH 161  (3-credits). 

HLT 106  (2-credits) or CPR certification can be used to satisfy this requirement. 

SDV 108  will satisfy the SDV 101 requirement. SDV 108 is for developmental English students.

* This course has a requisite. 

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