Associate of Science in Community Health Services

The A.S. degree in Community Health Services is designed to prepare graduates to serve as facilitators, advocates, and referral professionals for public and community health organizations, social and human service organizations, and as a foundation for further study at the bachelor's degree level. The degree will provide students the opportunity to study population's health, the promotion of healthy lifestyles, and the prevention of disease and injury through health education and by linking related social services with affected recipient communities.

Locations: Online

Program Information

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Courses

Courses

Length: 24 months, 18 months accelerated
Time length for program completion will vary depending upon the number of courses taken per term, developmental courses when required, transfer credit accepted, lack of continuous enrollment, etc.

Course
Title
Credit Hours
HSS 101
Introduction to Human Services
4.00
HHS 110
Public and Community Health
4.00
HSS 220
Diversity in Human Services
4.00
HSS 225
Community Educations
4.00
HSS 250
Health Services Administration
4.00
CSC 118
Computer Applications I
4.00
MSS 204
Medical Ethics - MSS
4.00
BIO 103
Human Anatomy and Physiology
4.00
ENG 101
Composition I
4.00
ENG 102
Composition II
4.00
FYE 101
Information Literacy
4.00
GEC 220
Essential Strategies for Applied Communications (ESAC)
4.00
MTH 101
College Mathematics
4.00
PSY 214
Introduction to Psychology
4.00
PSY 274
Developmental Psychology
4.00
SOC 214
Introduction to Sociology
4.00
Other Core Courses
28.00
Course:
HSS 101
Title:
Introduction to Human Services
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
HHS 110
Title:
Public and Community Health
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
HSS 220
Title:
Diversity in Human Services
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
HSS 225
Title:
Community Educations
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
HSS 250
Title:
Health Services Administration
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
CSC 118
Title:
Computer Applications I
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
MSS 204
Title:
Medical Ethics - MSS
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
BIO 103
Title:
Human Anatomy and Physiology
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
ENG 101
Title:
Composition I
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
ENG 102
Title:
Composition II
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
FYE 101
Title:
Information Literacy
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
GEC 220
Title:
Essential Strategies for Applied Communications (ESAC)
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
MTH 101
Title:
College Mathematics
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
PSY 214
Title:
Introduction to Psychology
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
PSY 274
Title:
Developmental Psychology
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
SOC 214
Title:
Introduction to Sociology
Credit Hours:
4.00
Course:
Other Core Courses
Credit Hours:
28.00
Total Credit Hours: 92.00

Elective classes are selected in consultation with the student's advisor to balance the program in keeping with the student's personal objectives. Any elective courses must be designated as designed for transfer.