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  Nov 19, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin

General Sciences, A.S.


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Directed at more intensive preparation in the lab sciences than the A.A. in Liberal Studies, the concentrations below prepare students to move into the fields of biology, health sciences, radiology or physical therapy.  To qualify for an Associate in Science, General Sciences, which signifies completion of the program, students must complete with at least a 2.0 grade point average an academic program consisting of at least 60 credits, distributed according to field of study.  Credits earned in Pass/No Pass physical education courses may not be applied toward the 60 credits needed for the A.S. degree.

The biology concentration is designed for students who want to transfer from Hillyer to the biology major at the College of Arts & Sciences.  A cumulative GPA of 3.00 is required to transfer from Hillyer College to the biology major.

The health sciences concentration is designed for students who want to transfer from Hillyer to a health sciences major or the respiratory therapy major at the College of Education, Nursing, and Health Professions. A cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 is required to transfer from Hillyer to the health sciences and repsiratory therapy majors.

The radiology concentration is designed for students who want to transfer from Hillyer to the radiologic technology major at the College of Education, Nursing, and Health Professions. A cumulative GPA of 2.7 is required to transfer from Hillyer to the radiologic technology major.

The physical therapy concentration is designed for students who want to transfer from Hillyer into the physical therapy program at the College of Education, Nursing, and Health Professions. A cumulative GPA of 3.2 and 3.2 in science courses is required to transfer into the physical therapy program.

Required credits: 60


Core Courses (12 credits)


All Hillyer students in the Associate in Science program must take the following core courses:

Academic Strategies (3 credits)


English and Literature (9 credits)


Social Sciences (6 credits)


Biology Concentration


  • Any ECB, GVB, PSB, or SYB course 3 credit(s) (If PSB, then must take PSB 111 )
  • Any ECB, GVB, PSB, or SYB course of a different discipline from above 3 credit(s)

Health Sciences and Radiology Concentrations


Physical Therapy Concentration


History and Humanities (9 credits)


Biology Concentration


Health Sciences, Radiology and Physical Therapy Concentrations


Mathematics (3-9 credits, depending on placement)


Biology, Health Sciences, and Physical Therapy Concentrations


Radiology Concentration


Lab Sciences (16 credits)


Note: at least one course must be taken at Hillyer.

Biology Concentration


Major Electives (at least 8 credits)


Radiology Concentration


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