Program Overview

Careers in Allied Health professions are among the fastest growing in Northern California. The Associate in Science Degree with a major in Allied Health provides foundation courses necessary for health careers and for transfer programs to four-year colleges and universities.

Biology (AS) Requirements

Required Core Courses Units
BIOL 240 General Microbiology 4 units
BIOL 250 Human Anatomy 4 units
BIOL 260 Human Physiology 5 units
CHEM 410 Chemistry for Health Sciences 4 units
OR
CHEM 210 General Chemistry I 5 units
Plus a selection of at least 3 units from the following: Units
BIOL 110 Principles of Biology 4 units
BIOL 130 Human Biology 3 units
BIOL 215 Organismal Biology: Core I 5 units
BIOL 230 Introduction to Cell Biology: Core II 5 units
CHEM 220 General Chemistry II 5 units
EMC. 180 Gateway to Health Careers 3 units
OR
HSCI 180 Gateway to Health Careers 3 units
EMC. 400 Emergency Medical Responder 2.5 units
FCS 310 Nutrition 3 units
HSCI 420 EKG Technology 3 units
PHYS 210 General Physics I 4 units
Total Required Major Units: 20 - 21

And required General Education coursework and electives as needed to meet the minimum 60 units required for the Associate degree.

Please refer to the AA/AS Degree Requirements for more information.