Feb 24, 2024  
2023-2025 Catalog Volume XXXI Ver 1 
2023-2025 Catalog Volume XXXI Ver 1

Health Science, Certificate

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The Certificate program in Health Science is designed for those students interested in a foundational educational experience in basic science and general education courses. Students may use this program as a starting point and continue their education into degree programs in the health professions.  Only courses in which a C or better is earned will count toward graduation requirements.

Learning Outcomes

The program seeks to graduate successful individuals who:

  • Demonstrate comprehension of key science principles relating to required courses.
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills.

Admission Requirements

All students must minimally meet the requirements for general admission to South College.

Certificate Health Science Curriculum: 42.5 Credits


Computer Literacy


  • Approved Elective Credits: 4



  • Approved Math Elective Credits: 4.5

Personal Development


  • Approved Science Elective Credits: 10

Social Science

  • Approved Social Science Elective Credits: 4.5

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