Program Overview

The A.S. in Health Sciences degree at LAPU prepares you for a career in health care, health promotion, disease prevention and service in a variety of interactive settings. Providing an excellent foundation for further studies in nursing and advanced degrees in health fields, the curriculum integrates a Christian world view and focuses on professional skills, practical experience, and ethical decision making..

Program Highlights

  • Career preparation for a variety of health care fields
  • Solid foundation for advanced studies in nursing and related health fields
  • Focus on professional skills and practical experience
  • Integrate a Christian worldview and ethical decision making

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Potential Careers

Graduates of the program are armed with the knowledge and practical skills needed to succeed in a variety of roles in related industries:

Health Educator

Community Health Worker

Administrative Services Manager

Course Requirements

Students must complete the following degree components at LAPU or via applicable transfer credits. See the catalog for more details.

English Communication
6 Credits

COMM 105Public Communication

3 Credits

ENGL 105Introduction to Academic Research and Writing

3 Credits
Arts and Humanities
6 Credits

ARTS 110Introduction to Art

3 Credits

PHIL 210Introduction to Ethics

3 Credits
Quantitative Reasoning
3 Credits

STAT 280Applied Statistics

3 Credits
Behavioral Sciences
3 Credits

PSYC 105Introduction to Psychology

3 Credits
Social Sciences
3 Credits

- Choose One -

HIST 202World Civilizations

3 Credits

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HIST 204U.S. History from 1865

3 Credits

- OR -

HIST 420United States History and the Constitution

3 Credits
Physical and Biological Sciences
4 Credits

CHEM 115Chemistry for Health Sciences/Lab

4 Credits
LAPU Distinctives
9 Credits

BIBL 100Introduction to Biblical Literature: Exodus/Deuteronomy

3 Credits

BIBL 230Introduction to Biblical Literature: Luke/Acts

3 Credits

ISTU 101Success in the University

3 Credits
Health Sciences
24 Credits

PSYC 295Human Growth and Development

3 Credits

BIOL 225Microbiology/Lab

4 Credits

BIOL 230Anatomy and Physiology I/Lab

4 Credits

BIOL 240Anatomy and Physiology II/Lab

4 Credits

HSCI 100Introduction to Health and Disease

3 Credits

HSCI 105Nutrition and Wellness

3 Credits

HSCI 110U.S. Healthcare Systems

3 Credits

ASHS OptionMATH 125 Coll. Alg. or NSCI 100 Gen. Physics may be substituted for an HSCI course above

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General Electives
2 Credits

General Electives

2 Credits
Total Credits
60 Credits
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