Pre-Health / Pre-Nursing

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The Associate of Science Degree (AS) in Pre-Health/Pre-Nursing is intended to be a transfer degree into a Bachelor of Science, or Dental Hygiene and laboratory technician programs. Pre-Health/Pre- Nursing Associate of Science Degree transfers to institutions under the Montana State University and University of Montana umbrellas, University of North Dakota, Williston State College & Minot State University.

  • 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 principles
  • Students will couple knowledge with hands on experience in the study of scientific and physiological concepts
  • Students ultimately understand how structure of the human body dictates function through the knowledge of biology, chemistry, and physics
General Education Requirements
Core I Communications (COMX 111 and WRIT 101 and WRIT 201) 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
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 20
Total credits required for degree 63

*Program Requirements Based On FPCC Courses-All Transfer Students (credits) Will Be Evaluated On An Individual Basis