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Meta Major: Health Science

Associate of Science Degree

The Meta Major degree is a group of courses that crosses different fields. The program creates a clear pathway towards a variety of careers but features a level of freedom that gives the student ample room for exploration

The healthcare industry provides a variety of high demand occupations that require a broad range of knowledge, skills and abilities in general education and health science concepts. The Associate of Science Degree in Health Science allows the student to explore a variety of areas related to healthcare while completing coursework typically required in most healthcare degrees. The goal of this program is to encourage development of a strong curricular foundation in life science while enabling the student to build upon this knowledge by transferring to a four-year institution. The student interested in completing additional requirements 64 PROGRAMS OF STUDY toward a baccalaureate degree in nursing while completing the Associate Degree Nursing Program will benefit from this program of study; as will the student who is interested in a career in healthcare, but is uncertain of a particular area of focus.

Program Requirements

Course  Credits
General Biology I 4
Intro to Chemistry 4
General Chemistry  4
Public Speaking 3
College Algebra 4
General Microbiology 4
Medical Terminology 3
General Psychology 4
Human Anatomy 4
Human Physiology 4
Fundamentals of Statistics or Intro to Statistics for Social Sciences 4
Student Success Course 1

Electives

Students must choose a minimum of nine 9 credits from the following list of program electives:

Course  Credits
Intro to Cultural Anthropology 3
Art History I 3
Art History II 3
General Chemistry II 4
Macroeconomics 3
Microeconomics 3
Nutrition 2
BLS for Healthcare Providers 0.5
Nursing Assistant 4
Concepts of Physics 4
General Sociology 3
Cadaver Anatomy 2

 

 

 

General Ed. Requirements

Students must complete general education requirements that will provide students a general knowledge to help them complete a degree at CWC.

Course Credits
Writing Level I 3
Writing Level II 3
American & Wyoming Government 3
Arts/Humanitites/Social Science 6

Meta Major: Health Science, Certificate I

The healthcare industry provides a variety of high demand occupations that require a broad range of knowledge, skills and abilities in general education and health science concepts. A Health Science certificate allows the student to complete coursework typically required in most healthcare degrees.

Program Requirements

Course  Credits
General Biology I 4
Intro to Chemistry 4
College Algebra 4
Medical Terminology 3
General Psychology 4
Student Success Course 1
Human Anatomy 4
Human Physiology 4

General Ed. Requirements

 

Course Credits
Writing Level I 3