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Health Sc​ience

The Associate Degree in Health Science provides courses which are the foundation to professional career opportunities in the health science, public health and environmental fields. The degree emphasizes an​ ecological approach to health issues in the community and to provide students with the tools and knowledge necessary to understand factors contributing to the promotion of optimal health and well-being.

Advisor

Monica Camargo, mcamargo@collegeofthedesert.edu; 760-776-7343
 
ASSOCIATE OF S​​CIENCE DEGREE IN HEALTH SCIENCE
Dept. No. Title Units
Required Core Courses:
​BI 013​ Human Anatomy And Physiology I 4
BI 014 Human Anatomy And Physiology II 5
BI 015 General Microbiology 5
HS 072 Introduction To Health & Society 4
HS 073 Introduction To Public Health 3
or HS 013 General Nutrition (3)
HS 74 Informatics For Health Science 3
Recommended Courses for Transfer:
​ENG ​001A ​Composition ​4
​PSY ​003 ​Developmental Psychology ​3
​or PSY ​001 ​General Psychology (3)
​or SOC ​001 ​Introductory Sociology (3)
​SPAN ​001 ​Elementary Spanish ​5
​​or ASL ​001 ​Elementary American Sign Language (5)
​SOC ​003 ​Fundamentals Of Statistics ​3
 
​Required Subtotal ​24
CSU General Education or IGETC Pattern ​37-39
​Kinesiology Activities ​2
​DEGREE TOTAL ​63-65

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