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    Jun 23, 2024  
2022-23 RACC Student Catalog 
2022-23 RACC Student Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Health Science AS

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Science and Mathematics Division

The Health Science, Associate in Science degree is a comprehensive and interdisciplinary program that provides knowledge and skills that can be used in many health sciences careers. This flexible program provides a strong foundation in biological and health sciences and allows students to explore options in healthcare careers. Completing the Health Science transfer degree can advance a student’s education by preparing them to transfer into bachelor’s programs in health science fields such as nutrition and dietetics, exercise science/wellness, occupational/physical therapy, healthcare management/administration, and public/community health.  

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate broad knowledge of educational opportunities and career pathways in various health science disciplines. 
  • Describe how biological, physical, and environmental factors can alter the healthy human state. 
  • Evaluate healthcare issues in organizations and society. 
  • Apply scientific and mathematical methods to gather, interpret and analyze data. 
  • Integrate biological and chemical principles and apply them to human systems. 
  • Demonstrate the working knowledge of lab techniques, lab safety, and experimental design. 

Program Classes (16 credits)

General Education Requirements AS (38/40 credits)

Elective (s)

This program requires minimum completion of three elective courses. 

Program Guide


Total Credits = 61

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