Jul 26, 2021  
2020-2021 South University Academic Catalog Version II 
    
2020-2021 South University Academic Catalog Version II

Allied Health Science (AS)


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Offered at South University, Austin; South University, High Point Off-Campus Instructional Site; South University, Montgomery; South University, Online Programs; South University, Orlando Off-Campus Instructional Site; South University, Savannah; South University, Tampa; and South University, West Palm Beach.

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

Graduates should be able to:

  1. Utilize the principles and theories of the natural, social, behavioral, and health sciences to serve as competent and considerate healthcare professionals.
  2. Demonstrate effective and culturally sensitive written, oral and interpersonal communication skills with individuals, groups and peers in a variety of healthcare settings.
  3. Identify and apply exemplary ethical and professional behaviors in various healthcare positions and organizations
  4. Apply creative and critical thinking skills to identify, explore, and develop alternative solutions for a range of healthcare delivery system issues and challenges.
  5. 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 Science: 90 Credits


Area I General Education Requirements: 40 Credits


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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