Pre-Allied Health

Associate of Science Course of Study

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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.

Courses marked with an asterisk [*] are not currently offered at PPCC.

Written Communication

Six (6) credit hours

GT-CO1: ENG 121

English Composition I: CO1

3

and

 

 

 

GT-CO2: ENG 122

English Composition II: CO2

3

 

 

 

OR

 

 

 

 

 

GT-CO2: ENG 122

English Composition II: CO2

(3)

and

 

 

 

GT-CO3: ENG 201

English Composition III: CO3

(3)

Oral Communication

Three (3) credit hours

COM 115

Public Speaking

3

or

 

 

 

COM 125

Interpersonal Communication

(3)

or

 

 

 

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 Courses

MAT 121

College Algebra: MA1

4

History

Three (3) credit hours. Full list of requirements.

Art and Humanities

Six (6) credit hours. Two guaranteed transfer courses from two different areas (AH1, AH2, AH3 or AH4). Full list of requirements.

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Six (6) credit hours. Two guaranteed transfer courses from two different areas (SS1, SS2, SS3, HI1). Full list of requirements.

Natural and Physical Sciences

Twelve (12) credit hours. One (2 course) lab sequence in any guaranteed transfer science discipline (SC1); additional guaranteed transfer 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: SC1

4

BIO 202

Human Anatomy & Physiology II: SC1

4

BIO 204

Microbiology: SC1

4

CHE 111

General College Chemistry I: SC1

5

Physical Therapy Emphasis Suggested Electives

BIO 201

Human Anatomy & Physiology I: SC1

4

BIO 202

Human Anatomy & Physiology II: SC1

4

CHE 111

General College Chemistry I: SC1

5

CSC 120

Problem Solving with (Software Package)

3

Total Credit Hours

60