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  Dec 14, 2017
 
 
    
2016-2017 South University Academic Catalog Version II [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Allied Health Science (AS)


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Effective January 1, 2017 South University is no longer accepting applications for the Associate of Science in Allied Health Sciences

The Associate of Science in Allied Health Sciences degree program is designed to expose students to a broad education in general  studies combined with an emphasis on life science subjects  such as anatomy and physiology, chemistry, nutrition, and  pathophysiology. It offers students interested in health  careers a knowledge base from which they may achieve  their professional goals. Students within this program may  consider entry into the Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences or other professional  programs upon graduation.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Associate of Science in Allied Health Sciences program, students should be able to:

  • Utilize the principles and theories of the natural, social, behavioral, and health sciences to serve as competent and considerate healthcare professionals.
  • Demonstrate effective and culturally sensitive written, oral and interpersonal communication skills with individuals, groups and peers in a variety of healthcare settings.
  • Identify and apply exemplary ethical and professional behaviors in various healthcare positions and organizations
  • Apply creative and critical thinking skills to identify, explore, and develop alternative solutions for a range of healthcare delivery system issues and challenges.
  • Effectively search, analyze and report on healthcare related data through the application of information technology and health management information systems.

Associate of Science in Allied Health Sciences: 90 Credits


Area I General Education Requirements: 40 Credits


Professional Development


Basic Communications


Mathematics and Statistics


Natural Sciences


Social and Behavioral Sciences (choose one)


Area II Foundation Requirements: 20 Credits


Area III Major Requirements: 30 Credits


Note(s):


South University, Online Program Offerings may not be available to residents of all states.  Please contact an admissions representative for further information.

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