Health Program Preparation (ASHPP)

Associate in Science

This associate's degree program is designed for students who plan to pursue:

  • A health-related degree program at WCC, or
  • A bachelor of science in Nursing (traditional or accelerated), or
  • Transfer for other health-related programs at a 4-year college or university.

The student will complete the common healthcare program prerequisites as outlined in the catalogs for local Michigan colleges.

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2021-2022 Academic Requirements

This program is designed for students who plan to pursue a health-related degree program at WCC or Bachelor of Science in Nursing (traditional or accelerated) or other health-related program at another college or four-year institution. The student will complete the common healthcare program prerequisites as outlined in the catalogs for local Michigan colleges.

Eastern Michigan University, BS degree

Copies can be obtained from the Counseling Office, a program advisor, or from the Curriculum and Assessment Office Web site: https://www.wccnet.edu/learn/transfer-wcc-credits/articulation-agreements.php .

Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8 or minimum GPA for intended health program

Division
Health Sciences
Department
Health Science
Advisors
Susan Travis
Karolyn Lehn
First Semester
Class Title Minimum Credits
Elective   Soc. Sci. Elective(s) 1 3
ENG 111   Composition I 4
Elective   Math Elective(s) 3
Elective   Nat. Sci. Elective(s) 3
Total 13
Second Semester
Class Title Minimum Credits
Elective   Nat. Sci. Lab Elective(s) 2 3
Elective   Soc. Sci. Elective(s) 2 3
Elective   Speech/Comp. Elective(s) 2 3
  Area Studies Elective(s)* 6
Total 15
Third Semester
Class Title Minimum Credits
Elective   Arts/Human. Elective(s) 1 3
HSC 101   Healthcare Terminology 1
  Area Studies Elective* 3
  Area Studies Elective* 3
  Elective(s) to reach a minimum of 60 credits** 5
Total 15
Fourth Semester
Class Title Minimum Credits
Elective   Arts/Human. Elective(s) 2 3
Elective   General Education Elective(s) (0-2 credits) to reach a minimum 30 General Education Credits 2
Elective   Area Studies Elective* 3
Elective   Area Studies Elective* 3
Elective   Area Studies Elective(s)* 6
Total 17

Total Credits Required
60

Footnotes

*Select courses as designated for your intended program and school of choice.

**Students may use one of the following: HSC 100, HSC 103, or RAD 100.