2021-22 Virginia Western Academic Catalog 
    Dec 05, 2022  
2021-22 Virginia Western Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Science: Health Sciences Specialization, A.S.

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Associate of Science

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.

Students who intend to transfer should verify specific program requirements with their four-year institution.

Total Minimum Credits for Degree: 62

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

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

3 Students pursuing a Health Science Degree are strongly recommended to take PSY 200* 

* This course has a requisite. 

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