Career Studies Certificate
Purpose: This curriculum is designed to provide educational preparation for individuals who plan to apply to a health career program.
Occupational Objectives: Completion of this certificate will prepare individuals to further their education in a health career program.
Admission Requirements: Admission requirements include a high school diploma or GED and satisfactory completion of the College placement tests in algebra, writing, and reading. Students who do not meet required placement levels must enroll in developmental studies courses. A student may complete developmental courses while being in the certificate program. Students intending to apply to the Nursing Programs should be taking the required nursing program prerequisites of algebra, biology, chemistry, and computer literacy in addition to the minimum requirements of the career study certificate.
Graduation from the Allied Health program does not guarantee admission into the GCC Associate in Applied Science Nursing program or the Certificate Program in Practical Nursing or other Health Career Programs.
- Provide part-time students with certification for their educational efforts.
- Provide a feeder path for the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Nursing or the Practical Nursing Certificate Program, the NVCC/GCC Dental Hygiene Program, or other health career programs.
ALLIED HEALTH PREPARATION CURRICULUM:
SDV 100College Success Skills1
ENG 111College Composition I3
ENG 112College Composition II3
HumanitiesAny course from ART, ENG (Literature), HUM, MUS, PHI, REL, or Foreign Language3
BIO 141Human Anatomy and Physiology I4
BIO 142Human Anatomy and Physiology II4
BIO 149Microbiology for Allied Health1
PSY 230Developmental Psychology3
SOC 200Principles of Sociology3
Total Minimum Credits25