GENERAL ELECTIVES: 22 CREDITS
Student must complete all program requirements listed above and may apply a variety of credits from other disciplines to complete the degree
Examples of certificate that can be completed as part of this degree: Community Health Worker, Direct Care Worker, Medical Assisting, Medical Billing and Coding; Licensed Practical Nursing is a selective program and may be applied once a student has been accepted and completed that program; certificates from other areas of study may also apply, such as Human Services, Addiction Studies, etc.
Students are encouraged to meet with their academic advisor to discuss what courses will best meet their academic and career goals in this block
Credit for Prior Learning may also be awarded and applied in this block
TOTAL: 60-64 CREDITS
1Select from: BIO, CHM, PHS; may also select from: ENV 120 , ENV 140
2Fulfills the HCC Knowledge of Diversity graduation requirement
3SPA 113 requires prior high school or college coursework in Spanish, or being a native speaker of Spanish
Students intending to apply for selective programs (Nursing, Radiologic Technology, or Veterinary Technology) must complete all lab science coursework within 7 years of the start of the program. Other health programs may also require lab sciences within this 7-year window. This requirement cannot be waived, so students with lab science coursework older than 7 years are strongly encouraged to repeat prior to application. Please check with your academic advisor for more details.
Final admission to the program is dependent on successful submission of health records, passage of a CORI/SORI check, drug screening, and fingerprinting.
Students who intend to complete a certificate as part of the General Electives block need to declare the certificate as a secondary major to the FOH Career Option. The certificate must be declared in order for these courses to be eligible for financial aid.
Some courses may appear in both the degree and certificate requirements; these courses only need to be taken once.
Students wishing to pursue a bachelors degree in a related field should not complete this option, but rather the Foundations of Health Transfer Option .
For more information on selective programs and their admission requirements, please visit their program webpages:
Depending on course selection, 80% of this program can be completed online. Go to Online Learning for more information.