Biology/Allied Health

The Allied Health program prepares students and satisfies prerequisites for those entering nursing programs as well as allied health professions such as physical therapist, dental hygienist, medical technician, physician’s assistant, and optometrist. This program includes core courses in Microbiology, Anatomy, Physiology and Chemistry.

Career/Transfer Options

Common university majors related to the field of Allied Health include:

  • Nursing
  • Health Science
  • Public Health

Students who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university in this discipline should consult with a counselor or visit the Transfer Center to determine the appropriate major preparation courses for their specific transfer institution and major. More information on transfer programs and procedures is available in the Transfer Guide section of the catalog.

Student Learning Outcomes

Students who complete the Biology/Allied Health program will be able to:

  • Apply the scientific method in order to explain natural phenomena and world.
  • Analyze and present biological data in a graphical format.
  • Use acquired knowledge of biology to evaluate current events.
  • Communicate core concepts central to biology using scientific terminology.

Catalog Pages

290 (BIOL)

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Degrees & Certificates

AA Degree AA or AS for Transfer AS Degree Certificate of Achievement Certificate of Performance Catalog Pages
        290 (BIOL)

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