The Health Sciences Broad Field AS Degree is a comprehensive, 60 credits Degree designed for students who seek careers in the health field; moreover it supports transfer to a baccalaureate degree (BS) in a related scientific or technical field such as Nursing, Dental Hygiene, or Kinesiology.
The purpose of this program is to give students a solid foundation in the sciences required for application to the SCTCC Health and Nursing programs, and to allow a more seamless transfer to a baccalaureate degree major or program in the sciences, math or other health care or medical field
At SCTCC, this includes a minimum of 48 semester credits from the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum including courses in areas such as oral and written communication, with an emphasis on the lab sciences, and math. In addition, students will take 12 semester credits of electives. Electives will be carefully chosen with the help of an advisor to account for other MnTC or occupational requirements. A minimum of 20 semester credits must be earned at SCTCC.