2020-2021 Catalog

Health Science Studies Certificate of Completion

Certificate of Completion (52 credits)

The Health Sciences Certificate is designed to provide general education courses for students who have not yet declared a 2 or 4 year degree track program in the sciences such as General Science, Life Sciences, Nursing, or Health Promotion Practices. The Certificate also provides general courses required for transfer to other programs such as radiology, dental hygiene, or other health science programs at another college or university. 

Students in the Health Science Studies Program are advised by the faculty of the Life Sciences Department. Students should consult with a program adviser to develop an academic plan based on their plans for transfer or continuing to another SKC program.

Student Learning Outcomes:

By the end of the Certificate of Completion in Health Sciences, students will be able to:

  • Communicate scientific information in written and oral presentations.
  • Demonstrate understanding of essential concepts and theories of life sciences.
  • Solve quantitative problems in science using appropriate analyses.

Health Science Studies Degree Requirements

Fall (First Year)

BIOS108Biology of Living Systems

4

BIOS109Biology of Living Systems Laboratory

1

BIOS138Anatomy and Physiology I

4

BIOS139Anatomy and Physiology I Lab

1

ENGL101English Composition I

3

IDST101SKC Seminar

3

Total Credit Hours:16

Winter (First Year)

BIOS158Anatomy and Physiology II

4

BIOS159Anatomy and Physiology II Lab

1

ENGL202English Composition II

3

OR

ENGL203Technical Writing for STEM Majors

3

MATH100College Algebra

5

NASD101History of Indians in the United States

3

Total Credit Hours:16

Spring (First Year)

BIOS130Introduction to Microbiology

4

BIOS131Introduction to Microbiology Lab

1

BIOS178Anatomy and Physiology III

4

BIOS179Anatomy and Physiology III Lab

1

CHEM124Introduction to General & Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry

4

CHEM125Introduction to General & Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry lab

1

SPCH100Basic Communications

3

Total Credit Hours:18

Total Credit Hours: 52

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