Provides students with the general academic background to be successful in their chosen health care field. For students pursuing admission to the Nursing program, please follow these steps:
- Civil Society and Culture: Compare and contrast the United States globally with other nations or regions, addressing one or both of the following: (1) social, economic, political and cultural issues or (2) patterns of diversity or inequality, including racial, ethnic, religious or gender differences.
- Communication: Effectively communicate ideas appropriate to their discipline using Standard English, through written and verbal communication.
- Computer Technology: Demonstrate skills for computer technology, including internet, network and advanced file operations. Skills will include organizing, managing, and presenting data using office productivity software. Students will also identify security and integrity threats and identify unethical actions within their social or professional environments.
- Critical Thinking/Information Literacy: Demonstrate the ability to analyze and evaluate information and identify the need for research to draw conclusions, formulate inferences, solve problems and make decisions. Students will also demonstrate information literacy skills by locating, evaluating, selecting, organizing, synthesizing, and ethically documenting information from multiple sources using both informal and formal formats, as appropriate for diverse writing situations.
- Quantitative Literacy: Apply quantitative skills to analyze situations and make decisions in a variety of contexts.
All students receiving an Associate Degree are required to meet Degree-Specific Requirements AND General Education Requirements. Courses listed in the Required Core and/or Required Support Courses may also be used to fulfill Degree-Specific and General Education Requirements. Developmental courses (those numbered below 100) cannot be used to fulfill these requirements.
Attention: It is the student's responsibility to review the entire program form before making course selections for registration purposes. The College recommends that students meet with an advisor or counselor well in advance of registration deadlines and before making course selections.
The following courses are required in this program and satisfy HFC's General Education Outcomes for this program. Students who change their program will need to confirm in advance that they are completing all required courses for their specific program of study, including additional General Education courses. All Associate in Science degrees require at least 24 General Education credits total, including at least three credit hours from each of the five areas below. For this program:
Civil Society and Culture: Complete the following:
Computer Technology: Complete the following:
Communication: Complete the following:
Critical Thinking and Information Literacy: Complete the following:
Quantitative Literacy: Complete the following:
NOTE: For this program, General Education minimum credits: 27
Humanities: This category is satisfied with the General Education and Required Support Courses in this program.
Science and Mathematics: This category is satisfied with the General Education, Required Support, and Required Core Courses in this program.
Social Science: This category is satisfied with the General Education and Required Support Courses in this program.
NOTE: For this program, Degree-Specific Requirements have been met.
Required Core Courses
Required Support Courses
Requirements are Subject to Change
Intended to prepared candidate for admission to HFC Nursing program or transfer to another academic institution.