Program: General College Studies
Option: Area of Emphasis in Allied Health
Award: Associate of Arts
Credits Required: 66
The Chesapeake College General College Studies – Allied Health Area of Emphasis Degree prepares students for transfer to a four-year institution.
PROGRAM GOALS: The General College Studies – Allied Health Area of Emphasis Degree program will:
· Facilitate proficiency in content knowledge and skills for the college’s general education competencies.
· Prepare students to enter a bachelor’s degree program in areas such as nursing, dental hygiene, pre-med, physical therapy, and radiologic sciences.
The General College Studies – Allied Health Area of Emphasis program is designed for students who plan to complete a baccalaureate degree program in an allied health field. Among the allied health fields appropriate to this program are nursing, dental hygiene, pre-med, physical therapy, and radiologic science. Students should acquaint themselves with the requirements of the major department at the transfer institution and consult with the College’s Admissions Office or the Nursing and Allied Health Advisor in planning an appropriate program. The College’s Transfer Advisor can provide additional information regarding the transfer requirements of institutions within the University of Maryland System.
Students who complete this Area of Emphasis may be eligible for transfer into the Bachelor of Science degree program of study in Dental Hygiene at the university of Baltimore's Dental School. For more information, contact the Chesapeake College Transfer Advisor at 410-827-5856.
(G. Ed.) General Education Program Requirement
Please note: This information is for planning purposes only. The list of courses may not be complete. Please contact an advisor to be sure that courses are applicable to your desired course of study.