Associate of Science

Pre-Health / Pre-Nursing

The Associate of Science Degree (AS) Pre-Health and Pre-Nursing Program is intended to be a transfer degree into a Bachelor of Science or Dental Hygiene and Laboratory Technician programs.  Pre-Health/Pre-Nursing AS Degree transfers to institutions under Montana University System and North Dakota University System.

  • Students will use scientific principles to understand the basics of human anatomy and physiology
  • Students will effectively use laboratory equipment to hypothesize, perform experiments, analyze data and formulate conclusions about scientific and physiological principals
  • Students will couple knowledge with hands on experience in the study of science and physiological concepts
  • Students will ultimately understand how structure of the human body dictates function through the knowledge of biology, chemistry and physiology
General Education Requirements
Core I Communications 9
Core II Mathematics and Science (M 121, CHMY 121, BIOB 160) 12
Core III Arts and Humanities 6
Core IV Social Sciences (PSYX 100 & SOCI 101) 7
Core V Native American Studies 3
Core VI Computer Technology 3
Core VII Health (NUTR 221) 3
Total General Education credits required for degree 43
Program of Study
BIOB 160 Principles of Living Systems 4
BIOH 2o1 Anatomy and Physiology I 4
BIOH 211 Anatomy and Physiology II 4
BIOM 250 Micro Biology for Health and Sciences 4
CHMY 123 Introduction to Organic Chemistry 4
STAT 216 Introduction to Statistics 3
Total Program of Study credits required for degree 23
Total credits required for degree 66