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Health Sciences - Broad Field

This AS degree provides students a broad base of general education coursework relevant to the field of health sciences. Students who have chosen a career path or have not yet decided upon a specific course of study may elect to complete the foundational coursework in the health sciences coupled with a range of general education courses.

The degree is designed to transfer to all Minnesota State system universities offering related baccalaureate programs through a statewide articulation agreement.

Students are encouraged to consult with both Hennepin Technical College and transfer university counselors/advisors early and often, for guidance and planning regarding the requirements of the various health sciences baccalaureate programs to facilitate the most efficient transition and transfer.


  • BIOL2003 Nutrition and Health
  • BIOL2005 General Biology I
  • BIOL2125 Anatomy and Physiology I
  • BIOL2225 Anatomy and Physiology II
  • BIOL2235 Microbiology
  • CHEM2000 Introduction to Chemistry
  • CHEM2201 General, Organic and Biological Chemistry Foundations
  • COMM2020 Intercultural Communication
  • COMM2050 Interpersonal Communication
  • ENGL2121 Writing and Research
  • MATH2150 Introduction to Statistics
  • MATH2200 College Algebra
  • PHIL2200 Ethics
  • PHIL2400 Medical Ethics
  • PSYC2300 General Psychology
  • PSYC2310 Psychology Throughout the Lifespan
  • SOCI2100 Introduction to Sociology

Award: AS in Health Sciences