Health Science Associate in Science

The Associate of Science 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.

Semester 1

Course Code Title Units
ENG 001A English Composition 4
CH 007 Fundamentals of Chemistry  5
KINE 010 Personal & Community Health 3

Semester 2

Course Code Title Units
BI 013 Human Anatomy and Physiology I 4
HS 073 or HS 013 Introduction to Public Health or General Nutrition 3
HS 014 or HS 074 or KINE 001 or KINE 008 or KINE 095 or CH 005 Principles of Food or Informatics for Health Science or First Aid and Safety or Introduction to Kinesiology or Exercise Science or Bio-organic Chemistry 2-4
CSU GE Area A1 Oral Communication 3


Course Code Title Units
CSU GE Area F Ethnic Studies 3

Semester 3

Course Code Title Units
BI 014 Human Anatomy and Physiology II 5
CSU GE Area A3 Critical Thinking 3
CSU GE Area B4 Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning 3
HIST 017 or 018 U.S. History  3
PS 001 Introduction to Government 3

Semester 4

Course Code Title Units
BI 015 General Microbiology 5
CSU GE Area C1 Arts 3
CSU GE Area C1 or C2 Arts or Humanities 3
CSU GE Area D Social & Behavioral Sciences 3

Please see a Counselor if you need help selecting courses for CSU GE or IGETC GE. You must complete 60 units to earn the AA degree.