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Health Sciences (AS)


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  • Grade Requirements: An overall GPA of 2.5 or higher is required. A course grade of “C” or higher is required for all Health Sciences and the health professions (DENT, NRSG, MLS, RADT, and REST) support courses.
  • Credit Hour Requirements: A total of 60 credit hours is required for graduation.
  • Program Code: Health Science (2029AS), Health Science Dental Hygiene Track (2029ASDENT), Health Science MLS Track (2029ASMLS), Health Science Nursing Track (2029ASNRSG),  Health Science Respiratory Therapy Track (2029ASREST),  Health Science Radiologic Science Track (2029ASRADT) , Health Science Public Health (2029ASPUBH)
  • CIPC: 510000

Advisement

Students may contact an advisor in the Dr. Ezekiel R. Dumke College of Health Professions Admissions Advisement Office (Marriott Allied Health Building, Room 108, Phone 801-626-6136, Email healthprofessions@weber.edu) for program information.

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General Education

Refer to Degree Requirements  for Associate of Science requirements. The following courses suggested for the AS Degree in Health Sciences will also fulfill general education requirements: CHEM 1110 , CHEM 1130 , COMM 1020  or COMM 2110 , HTHS 1110 , MICR 1113 , NUTR 1020 , PSY 1010 , SOC 1010 /SOC 1020 .

Consult with Academic Advising or the Dr. Ezekiel R. Dumke College of Health Professions Admissions Advisement office regarding general education guidelines.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Students will demonstrate content knowledge of human body systems
  • Students will demonstrate understanding of medical terminology and fluency in medical English
  • Students will demonstrate understanding of the relationship between normal human physiology and disease
  • Students will demonstrate scientific knowledge and skills in scientific reasoning
  • LO1. Evaluate evidence and draw scientific conclusions about natural phenomena.
  • LO2. Give examples of the integration of science across different disciplines.
  • LO3. Explain specific interactions between science and society.
  • LO4. Employ problem solving and data analysis tools.
  • LO5. Classify levels of organization in humans.
  • LO6. Diagram the ways in which human bodies obtain and use energy at the system, cellular, and molecular levels in an effort to maintain homeostasis.
  • LO7. Give examples of ways in which genetic processes and evolution act on the human body.
  • LO8. Cite the ecological interactions between humans and their environment, which affect human health.
  • LO9. Correlate anatomical structures with their physiological functions.
  • LO10. Explain how diseases disrupt anatomy and/or physiology.
  • LO11. Evaluate probable causes of disease, given a case study.
  • LO12. Recognize the meaning of medical words, whether written or spoken.
  • LO13. Deconstruct the etymology of medical words.

Major Course Requirements for the Associate of Science in Health Sciences Degree and Degree Tracks


WSU General Education Requirements  

Associate of Science in Health Sciences-Dental Hygiene Track (10 credits)


WSU General Education Requirements , Health Sciences Core Requirements, and the following support courses:

Associate of Science in Health Sciences-Medical Laboratory Sciences (MLS) Track (11 credits)


WSU General Education Requirements , Health Sciences Core Requirements, and the following support courses:

Associate of Science in Health Sciences-Nursing Track (10 credits)


WSU General Education Requirements , Health Sciences Core Requirements, and the following support courses:

Associate of Science in Health Sciences-Respiratory Therapy Track (12 credits)


WSU General Education Requirements , Health Sciences Core Requirements, and the following support courses:

Associate of Science in Health Sciences-Radiologic Sciences Track (10 credits)


WSU General Education Requirements , Health Sciences Core Requirements, and the following support courses:

Associate of Science in Health Sciences-Public Health Track (15 credits)


 WSU General Education Requirements , Health Sciences Core Requirements, and the following support courses:

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