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    Aug 07, 2022  
2016-17 RACC Student Catalog 
2016-17 RACC Student Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Health Sciences, AA

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Science and Mathematics Division

The Health Sciences Transfer degree prepares students in the foundational courses needed to transfer to a Bachelor degree program, another Associate degree program, or a certificate program in Health Sciences areas of study or to apply to a RACC clinical program in Nursing or Practical Nursing. Students may complete this degree with credits from allied health certification programs or from elective courses in health science. Upon transfer to another program, students may choose a variety of educational pathways towards careers in the health profession.

Program Competencies

Upon successful completion of this program, the student should be able to

  • Demonstrate a broad knowledge of historical and current practices in health sciences.
  • Communicate with the appropriate terminology for health sciences.
  • Perform laboratory techniques needed in the health sciences.
  • Identify the anatomical components of humans.
  • Describe the physiological systems in the human body and how major diseases and disorders impact these systems.
  • Detail the laws and ethical practices in the health profession.
  • Apply statistics and other mathematical methods to solve quantitative problems in health and science.

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