Curriculum Overview

The Associate of Science in General Studies will be awarded to students who successfully complete 60 semester credit hours of coursework. This program provides students with a basic understanding of the biological sciences and an opportunity to integrate liberal arts with healthcare education. The healthcare programs at Carolinas College have a competitive admission process.

Students who are not accepted upon their first application to the program have the opportunity to take college-level coursework while enrolled in the associate of science general studies program. This enables them to complete courses which would later transfer with a change of track.

Students entering the AS program may modify their course sequence to best prepare them for a particular program in anticipation of a change of track. This program can also help students prepare for transfer into advanced programs at four-year institutions leading to degrees such as pre-medicine or pre-veterinary.

Master Curriculum

First Term Credits
BIO 101 Human Anatomy & Physiology I 4
ENG 101 English Composition I 3
HLC 102 Medical Terminology 2
MAT 101 College Math 3
Totals 12
Second Term Credits
BIO 102 Human Anatomy & Physiology II 3
ENG 231 Early American Literature 3
PHI 102 Ethics 3
PSY 101 General Psychology 3
Totals 13
Third Term Credits
GEN 102 Leadership Development 3
PSY 102 Human Growth and Development 3
BIO 200 Microbiology 4
Totals 10
Fourth Term Credits
SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology 3
HUM 201 Diversity 3
COM 101 Communication 3
CHM 104 Chemistry 4
Totals 13
Fifth Term Credits
MAT 201 Statistics 3
SOC 201 Social Issues 3
ENG 240 Research and Evaluation 3
HEA 109 Health and Wellness 3
Totals 12
Degree Requirements Credits
General Studies Courses 58
Special Topics Courses 2
Totals 60

Effective Fall 2014

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