- Associate in Applied Sciences Degree
- Program location:
- South Omaha Campus
Numerous and diverse opportunities exist in the area of health careers. This degree provides students with the flexibility to create health career tracks and options based on their personal and professional goals. The degree focuses on career areas as well as general education and presents students with an associate degree, which allows some latitude in selection of courses in the various health areas. Students should work with an advisor or counselor in planning the completion of this degree.
Responsibilities vary depending on the office size, location, and specialty. Graduates work side-by-side with physicians and other skilled practitioners and are an integral part of the healthcare team, providing excellent healthcare and making a difference in the lives of the patients they serve.
|Option Requirements||13.5 – 27.0|
|Total Credit Hours Required||96.0 – 114.5|
General Education Requirements - 33.0 credit hrs.*
|ENGL 1010 English Composition I||4.5|
|ENGL 1020 English Composition II||4.5|
|MATH 1310 Intermediate Algebra||4.5|
|HMRL 1010 Human Relations Skills||4.5|
|INFO 1001 Information Systems and Literacy||4.5|
*Some general education requirements may have been previously met on the certificate program.
Major Requirements for Professional Health Studies - 36.0* credit hrs.
|Complete a minimum of 36.0 credit hours of courses selecting from a maximum of two prefixes related to health fields. The following example demonstrates a possible combination.|
|HIMS 1110 Not found||4.5|
|HIMS 1120 Medical Terminology I||4.5|
|HIMS 1130 Medical Terminology II||4.5|
|HIMS 1150 Introduction to Medical Law and Ethics||4.5|
|HIMS 1180 Disease Processes||4.5|
|HLTH 1000 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation||1.0|
|HLTH 1010 Heartsaver First Aid with CPR and AED||1.0|
|HLTH 1200 Long-Term Care - CNA||6.5|
|HLTH 1300 Medication Aide||5.0|
*Some major requirements may have been previously met in the certificate program.
Option Requirements for Professional Health Studies
The Professional Health Studies option(s) are available in the areas listed below.
- Dental Assisting*
- 24.0 credit hours
- Emergency Medical Technician – Paramedic*
- 19.5 credit hours
- General Health Studies
- 27.0 credit hours
- Medical Assisting*
- 13.5 credit hours
*Some general education and major courses have been previously met in the certificate programs; refer to the following pages for additional requirements.