HEALTH CARE SCIENCE (HS21)
Technical Certificate of Credit

The Health Care Science Certificate of Credit is a program that provides academic foundations at the degree level in communications, mathematics, and human relations, as well as technical fundamentals. Program graduates are trained in the underlying fundamentals of health care delivery and are well prepared for employment and subsequent upward mobility. Health care support workers are employed in medical and surgical centers, medical laboratories, and the offices of physicians.

Technical Certificate of Credit
Program Length 36 Credit Hours
Education Requirements High School graduate or GED recipient: Minimum Age: 17
Entrance Dates Every Semester
Offered Warner Robins, Macon, and Milledgeville Campuses; Putnam County Center


Minimum Test Scores
Test:                    Asset                       Compass                 Not Required
Reading   79  
English   62  
Mathematics      
Algebra   37  


   

Credit Hours

General Education Core Courses 12
ENGL 1101 Composition and Rhetoric 3
PSYC 1101 Introductory Psychology 3
  Choose one (1) of the following Math courses:  
MATH 1100 Quantitative Skills and Reasoning 3
  OR  
MATH 1101 Mathematical Modeling (3)
  OR  
MATH 1111 College Algebra (3)
  OR  
MATH 1113 Pre-Calculus (3)
  Choose one (1) of the following English/Humanities courses:
ARTS 1101 Art Appreciation 3
  OR  
ENGL 2130 American Literature (3)
  OR  
HUMN 1101 Introduction to Humanities (3)
  OR  
MUSC 1101 Music Appreciation (3)
     
General Core Science / General Education Core Courses  * 6 - 11
COMP 1000 Introduction to Computers 3
MATH 1127 Introduction to Statistics 3
SPCH 1101 Public Speaking
3
BIOL 1111 Biology I
3
BIOL 1111L Biology Lab I
1
BIOL 1112 Biology II
3
BIOL 1112L Biology Lab II
1
BIOL 2113 Anatomy and Physiology I
3
BIOL 2113L Anatomy and Physiology Lab I
1
BIOL 2114 Anatomy and Physiology II
3
BIOL 2114L Anatomy and Physiology Lab II
1
BIOL 2117 Introductory Microbiology
3
BIOL 2117L Introductory Microbiology Lab
1
CHEM 1211 Chemistry I
3
CHEM 1211L Chemistry Lab I
1
CHEM 1212 Chemistry II
3
CHEM 1212L Chemistry Lab II
1
PHYS 1110 Conceptual Physics
3
PHYS 1110L Conceptual Physics Lab
1
     
OCCUPATIONAL COURSE OPTIONS (Must complete one option)  *
Nurse Assistant
13
ALHS 1040 Introduction to Health Care 3
ALHS 1060 Diet and Nutrition for Allied Health Sciences 2
ALHS 1090 Medical Terminology for Allied Health Sciences 2
NAST 1100 Nurse Aide Fundamentals 6
     
Phlebotomy Technician
13
ALHS 1040 Introduction to Health Care 3
ALHS 1090 Medical Terminology for Allied Health Sciences 2
PHLT 1030 Introduction to Venipuncture 3
PHLT 1050 Clinical Practice 5
     
Medical Office Specialist
18
ALHS 1090 Medical Terminology for Allied Health Sciences 2
BUSN 1100 Introduction to Keyboarding 3
BUSN 1440 Document Production 4
MAST 1060 Medical Office Procedures 4
MAST 1100 Medical Insurance Management 2
MAST 1110 Administrative Practice Management 3
     
Hemodialysis
17
COMP 1000 Introduction to Computers 3
ALHS 1040 Introduction to Health Care 3
HECT 1100 Hemodialysis Patient Care 7
HECT 1120 Hemodialysis Practicum 4
     
  Total Hours 36

 

* Must complete 24 credit hours combining General Core Science/General Education Core and choice of Occupational Option