Sep 25, 2023  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

Pre-Health Sciences, A.S.

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Prepare to enter a health science program by completing the Pre-Health Sciences Associates of Science (A.S.) program at San Juan College.

The Pre-Health Sciences A.S. prepares students to enter most health science programs while maximizing credit for transfer opportunities.  This degree meets most of the prerequisites for the SJC health science programs, although it may not contain all prerequisites.  Students should refer to the prerequisite list for their intended program and speak to a health science advisor before their second semester.  Students intending to transfer to another institution should work with advisors at the transfer institution to ensure that they are meeting all prerequisites for their transfer program. 

Students interested in becoming Medical Doctors, Surgeons, Dentists, or Veterinarians should major in Medical Science.   Students interested in becoming Pharmacists should major in Pre-Pharmacy.

Note:  Student must earn a grade of ‘C’ or higher in all courses to obtain a Pre-Health Sciences A.S. degree.

SJC First Year Experience Requirement: 3 Credits

Program Proficiency and/or Prerequisite:

General Education Requirements: 32 Credits


Students should check with their health science advisor to verify that they are taking the math course needed to meet their program pre-requisites.


Fine Arts:

Remaining Requirements:


Suggested Course Sequence for Full-Time Students:

Students who for any reason are unable to follow the suggested course sequence should contact an academic advisor for help with adjustments.

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