Health Sciences, AS
This two-year degree prepares students to transfer to a four-year college and major in a health sciences program.
Examples of health sciences programs include nursing, dental hygiene, exercise science, and radiation science. This degree is not intended for students who are interested in attending medical or dental school.
Students will learn about anatomy, physiology and microorganisms; apply relevant quantitative skills; communicate the relationship among nutrition, human development and lifestyle on disease prevention; interpret medical terms and abbreviations.
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March 24 – Help Hub and Student Services Hours
Due to a staff meeting and training, on Friday, March 24, several student services offices will be closed, starting at 11:30 a.m. on the Chester Campus and 12:00 p.m. on the Midlothian Campus.
Offices and services that will be closed and unavailable, on both campuses and remotely, include: Help Hub, Financial Aid, Admissions and Records, Business Office, Cashier’s Office, student navigators and advisors, and tech support.