GLENDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

HEALTH SCIENCE

Program Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of this program, students will be able to identify anatomical structures and describe the functions of important systems in the human body; be accepted to a nursing program; and be well-prepared for courses in the nursing program or a 4-year university program of their choice.

A minimum of 14 units in one of the following options and additional 6 elective units is required.

All courses used to satisfy the major for the Associate in Arts degree must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.

 
PREREQUISITE COURSES REQUIRED COURSES FOR MAJOR UNITS
  OPTION A
 

BIOL 115 or
BIOL 122

Human Biology
Introduction to Biology

4 or
4

 

BIOL 120

Human Anatomy

5

MATH 141, 146, 246B or 2 units of 246, or one year of algebra in high school (for both classes)

CHEM 110 or
CHEM 120

Elements of General Chemistry
Fundamentals of College Chemistry (Inorganic)

5 or
5

  OPTION B
 

BIOL 120

Human Anatomy

5

BIOL 120 and CHEM 101, 110, or 120

BIOL 121

Introduction to Physiology

4

MATH 141, 146, 246B or 2 units of 246, or one year of algebra in high school (for both classes)

CHEM 110 or
CHEM 120

Elements of General Chemistry
Fundamentals of College Chemistry (Inorganic)

5 or
5

  Choose one course from each category (6 units)
  Category 1 - Speech
 

SPCH 100

Interpersonal Communication

3

 

SPCH 101

Public Speaking

3

 

SPCH 103

Group Discussion

3

  Category 2 - Social Science
 Eligibility for ENGL 120 or ESL 151

ANTHR 102

Cultural Anthropology

3

 Eligibility for ENGL 101

PSYCH 101

General Psychology

3

 Eligibility for ENGL 120, 199 or ESL 151

SOC 101

Introduction to Sociology

3

  TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED

20

NOTE: ADDITIONAL COURSEWORK MIGHT BE REQUIRED IF PREREQUISITES ARE NOT MET.  SEE A COUNSELOR TO PREPARE A STUDENT EDUCATIONAL PLAN.
 
August 2014 GCC Catalog 2014-2015

Important Notice: In the event of a discrepancy between the information presented above and the online and/or print versions of the GCC Catalog, please contact a counselor or the office of Admissions and Records.

Health Science (2011-2012 catalog)
Health Science (2009-2010 catalog)