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Health Science, A.A.S.


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Faculty Advisor: Dr. Marta Urdaneta (murdaneta@ntcc.edu) • 903-434-8367

Health Sciences Student Advisor: Nicole Walker (nwalker@ntcc.edu) • 903-434-8287

See a complete list of advisors for all 6 concentrations at the bottom of this page.

A degree in health science covers a broad range of contemporary health issues and helps you develop the skills to follow a career in healthcare, social policy, health organization, or education. The health science degree will assist you in being able to: use health information and data effectively, understand and formulate health-related arguments, and evaluate health-related issues from a multidisciplinary standpoint. 

CIP: 51.0001

Program Requirements


Core Curriculum Requirements (15 Credit Hours)


English: 3 Hours


Choose one course from the following:

Mathematics, Science or Computer Technology: 6 Hours


Language, Philosophy and Culture or Creative Arts Elective: 3 Credit Hours


Social and Behavioral Sciences: 3 Credit Hours


Choose one course from the following:

Other Degree Requirements (45 Credit Hours)


Additional 1 hour from “Mathematics, Science or Computer Technology”

Choose 44 credit hours from the following:

Minimum Required - 60 Credit Hours


Note:


The Health Science, A.A.S. is designed to allow students to complete specific prerequisite courses for selective-admission programs - Emergency Medical Services, Medical Assistant, Medical Lab Technology, Nursing (both LVN and ADN), and Physical Therapist Assistant or complete the courses required for CNA or Patient Care Technology certification. Students should select the concentration corresponding to the program to which they intend to apply (see table below). Should the student decide to complete the Health Science, A.A.S. degree rather than applying for another program, the student should select the Health Science Concentration.
Concentration General Advisor Faculty Advisor

 

Health Science

Nicole Walker

nwalker@ntcc.edu

903-434-8287

Dr. Marta Urdaneta

murdaneta@ntcc.edu

903-434-8367

 

Pre-Nursing

(ADN, LVN, CNA and PCT)

Renee Tomlin-Williams

ctomlin@ntcc.edu

903-434-8350

Dr. Karen Timmons

ktimmons@ntcc.edu

903-434-8372

 

Pre-Emergency Medical Services

Renee Tomlin-Williams

ctomlin@ntcc.edu

903-434-8350

Russell VanBibber

rvanbibber@ntcc.edu

903-434-8269

 

Pre-Medical Lab Technology

Bree McAdams

bmcadams@ntcc.edu

903-434-8124

Gaylon Barrett

gbarrett@ntcc.edu

903-434-8250

 

Pre-Medical Assistant

April Brannon

abrannon@ntcc.edu

903-434-8131

Dr. Tawny Nix

tnix@ntcc.edu

903-434-8289

 

Pre-Physical Therapist Assistant

Bree McAdams

bmcadams@ntcc.edu

903-434-8124

Dr. Nancy Wilson

nwilson@ntcc.edu

903-434-8323

 

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