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Health Sciences Area of Emphasis A.S.

Program Description

The Health Sciences degree at Motlow provides a program of study for students who want to pursue a career in health care. Some students enter this program and then, if accepted, transfer into a nursing program or an allied health program.

During the program of study, students will be introduced to the:

  • Language of health care
  • Structure and functions of the human body
  • Development of microorganisms
  • Concepts of health and illness
  • Behavioral and mental processes
  • And other dynamic and interesting coursework that prepare students for a career in health care

Practical Experience

Students will be engaged in learning through:

  • hands-on lab opportunities
  • critical thinking
  • interaction with students and instructors
  • exposure to challenging coursework, lectures, and classroom interaction

Career Opportunities

The A.S. degree is designated for students to transfer to a university and complete a bachelor's degree for a career in nursing or allied health.