Jul 21, 2024  
Reynolds Community College Catalog 2023-2024 
Reynolds Community College Catalog 2023-2024 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Health Science I CSC (221-190-01)

PURPOSE: The Health Science I Career Studies Certificate is a career pathway designed to move students from basic entry-level employment skills to foundational professional skills and occupational credentials. The program serves as a pathway to a certificate in Practical Nursing or an associate of applied science degree in Nursing, Respiratory Therapy, or Surgical Technology. This CSC will prepare students for non-licensed, entry-level employment within a variety of health care settings.  

OCCUPATIONAL OBJECTIVES: The health science educational and career ladder provides a broad foundation of core skills, knowledge, and abilities for employment as entry-level healthcare workers.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: General college curricular admission.

PROGRAM NOTES: Students new to the college must attend a new student orientation program. Students enrolling in this program are required to meet with an advisor and enroll in SDV 100  or SDV 101  in the first semester.

Curriculum: Health Science I - Nursing AAS and Practical Nursing C Tracks

Courses should be taken in the order listed.

Total for Nursing and Practical Nursing Tracks: 22 Credit Hours

Curriculum: Health Science I - Respiratory Therapy AAS Track

Total for Respiratory Therapy Track: 22 Credit Hours

Curriculum: Health Science I - Surgical Technology Track

Total for Surgical Technology Track: 24 Credit Hours