Health Studies

Prerequisites for specific courses are noted in the IVCC Catalog.

WHAT FOLLOWS IS A SAMPLE CURRICULUM FOR FULL-TIME STUDENTS pursuing either an Associate in Arts Degree or Associate in Science Degree (guide sheets in Counseling Center). Program requirements vary from university to university. Consult a Counselor to choose your courses.

First YearCredits
ENG 1001 English Composition I3  
PSY 1000 General Psychology3  
SPH 1001 Fundamentals of Speech3  
Fine Arts Group II3  
ENG 1002 English Composition II  3
Humanities Group I  3
Life of Physical Science Lab  4
Social Science  3
Major Course - Select a Univ. requirement  3
Year Total: 15 16
Second YearCredits
BIO 1007 Anatomy & Physiology I4  
HPE 1003 Personal and Community Health2  
Major Course - Select a Univ. requirement3  
Humanities/Fine Arts Group I, II, or III3  
Social Science3  
BIO 1008 Anatomy & Physiology II  4
Elective Course  3
Humanities/Fine Arts Group I, II, III or IV  3
Life or Physical Science  3
Elective Course  1
Year Total: 15 14
Total Credit Hours:  60


  • Minimum 60 Semester Hours with 2.0 GPA
  • Gen Ed Requirements for AA or AS degree
  • "C" or better in ENG 1001, ENG 1002, and SPH 1001
  • Non-western requirement (1 course)
  • Application for Graduation


ACT 1010, ALH 1000, 1001, BIO 1007, 1008
CHM 1004, 1006, CSI 1002, ECN 2002, 2003
EDC 2000, MTH 1000, 1008, PSI 1000
PSY 2001, 2005, 2006

For Science Gen Ed requirements 1 course must be completed in Life Science and 1 course in Physical Science.

There may be additional requirements for transfer admission not included in the sample curriculum above. Consult with a Counselor to develop your individual plan of study.