Pre-Allied Health

Associate of Science Course of Study

Recommended basic skills standards are

The degree options are designed for students applying to programs at four-year schools in Colorado for medical technology and physical therapy. These emphasize physiology, anatomy, chemistry, and physics. Either one or two years may be used for transfer credit to other schools. As specific requirements may vary among different schools, students are encouraged to consult catalogs of the colleges to which they plan to apply. Programs should be planned with academic advisors prior to beginning classes.

Written Communication

Six (6) credit hours

ENG 121

English Composition I: CO1

3

ENG 122

English Composition II: CO2

3

OR

 

 

ENG 122

English Composition II: CO2

(3)

ENG 201

English Composition III: CO3

(3)

or

 

 

HIS 265

Writing About History: CO3

(3)

Oral Communication

Three (3) credit hours

COM 115

Public Speaking

3

COM 125

Interpersonal Communication

3

COM 220

Intercultural Communication: SS3

3

Mathematics

Three (3) credit hours minimum (credit hours over three [3] will be applied to the electives category). Full list of requirements.

Suggested Course

MAT 121

College Algebra: MA1

4

Arts and Humanities

Six (6) credit hours GT Pathways Arts and Humanities courses from two different areas (AH1, AH2, AH3, AH4)

History

Three (3) credit hours GT Pathways History course (HI1)

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Six (6) credit hours GT Pathways Social and Behavioral Sciences courses from two different areas (SS1, SS2, SS3)

Natural and Physical Sciences

Twelve (12) credit hours GT Pathways Natural and Physical Sciences courses (SC1); additional GT Pathways lab science course (SC1). Additional credits over 12 will be included in the electives category. Full list of requirements.

Suggested Courses

BIO 111

General College Biology I w/Lab: SC1

5

PHY 111

Physics: Algebra-Based I w/Lab: SC1

5

Electives

Twenty-one (21) credit hours selected from the AS approved course list. Please see your advisor for help choosing your electives.

Suggested Courses

BIO 201

Human Anatomy & Physiology I w/Lab: SC1

4

BIO 202

Human Anatomy & Physiology II w/Lab: SC1

4

BIO 204

Microbiology w/Lab: SC1

4

CHE 111

General College Chemistry I w/Lab: SC1

5

Physical Therapy Emphasis Suggested Electives

BIO 201

Human Anatomy & Physiology I w/Lab: SC1

4

BIO 202

Human Anatomy & Physiology II w/Lab: SC1

4

CHE 111

General College Chemistry I w/Lab: SC1

5

CSC 120

Problem Solving with (Software Package)

3

Total Credit Hours

60

Additional information available on the Pre-Allied Health Department website at www.ppcc.edu/degrees-certificates/pre-allied-health.