Program Description
Allied Health/Nursing/Physical Education Division

Health Career Pathways

Program Description

This program is designed to assist the student to achieve success in health care programs. Students will be provided with the foundation necessary for health care professions. Credits from this program may be applied toward health care programs requirements within Connecticut’s Community College system. However, completion of this program does not guarantee an automatic acceptance into any health care program. Students are responsible for verifying specific requirements for their program of interest.

Program Requirements

Course No. Title Credits
HLT*H103 Investigations in Health Careers 3
ENG*H101 English Composition or 137 3
MAT*H136 Intermediate Algebra or 115 or 121 3
BIO*H105 Intro to Bio., Human Bio., Gen Bio I 4
CHE*H111 Concepts in Chemistry 4
PSY*H111 General Psychology I 3
Bio*H211 Anatomy & Physiology I 4
Bio*H212 Anatomy & Physiology II 4
  Total Credit Hours 28

Please consult the catalog for prerequisites and eligibility to the courses.

Outcomes

Program Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate competence in written and oral communication.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking, logical reasoning and problem solving skills.
  • Effectively utilize and interpret medical terminology.
  • Identify a variety of career opportunities and roles available in health care professions.
  • Meet most requirements for entrance into health care programs.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the impact of psychological principles and how they relate to the health care field.
  • Use and apply scientific methods.