Associate of Science l 61 credits
Taylorsville Redwood Campus: SI 341
Jordan Campus: JHS 248
General Information and Appointments: (801) 957-4922 or (801) 957-4923
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Professors - Jane Rudolph, Arleen Sawitzke, William Tanner
Associate Professor - Tim Beagley, Jim Blevins, Jedediah Doelling, Melaney Farr, Eric Green, Mary Jane Keleher, Kristen Taylor, Melissa Tillack
Assistant Professors- Rebecca Sperry, Kathy Bell, Jessica Berryman, Dan Carpenter
Program Description: The Biology Department offers a program leading to an associate of science degree in Pre-Health Sciences. The required courses in this program will give a student an excellent and broad foundation on which to further his or her studies in Health Sciences AND will meet many Health Science program admission requirements.
Transfer/Articulation Information: Students completing the AS degree in Pre-Health Science at SLCC are well prepared to apply to Health Sciences certification programs and to transfer to any of the four year institutions in the Utah System of Higher Education (USHE). This program also prepares students to transfer to public institutions in other states as well as most private colleges and universities.
Program Entry Requirements:
Preparation Note: Students who need to take preparatory classes to meet the requirements of first semester courses should plan on extra time to complete the program. The semesters during which courses are taught are listed below. Students should check the semester class schedule for day/evening availability, locations and modifications caused by varying enrollment. Students are strongly encouraged to meet with an academic advisor to plan their course schedules and course taking pathway.
Estimated Time to Completion: If students follow the suggested sample schedule, time to completion is four semesters.
|Program Student Learning Outcomes
||Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes
||1 - Acquire substantive knowledge
2 - Communicate effectively
3 - Develop quantitative literacies
4 - Think critically & creatively
5 - Become a community engaged learner
6 - Work in professional & constructive manner
7 - Develop computer & information literacy
|Students will acquire an understanding of biological principles and the human body that will prepare them for studies in a health science field.
||1, 3, 4, 7
|Students will acquire an understanding of mathematical principles that will prepare them for studies in a health science field.
||1, 3, 4, 7
|Students will obtain a broad based general education that will make them desirable employees when they complete a health science program.
||2, 5, 6
|Students will complete an AS degree. This will ensure that all of their General Education credits are transferable to four year institutions.
||4, 5, 6, 7