Associate of Science in Health Science

Associate of Science in Health Science

Health Science is the study of the fitness, health, or medicinal care for individuals or those who are sick or unhealthy. This study discusses the fundamentals of caring for people within a wide margin of medical areas. In this program, students will gain real-world skills and knowledge to perform detailed research of various types of illnesses and diseases as well as research concerning critical care for individuals.  

The Job Outlook for Health Science majors in the United States of America is 14% to 16% growth between now and 2032, which is faster than the national average of 3%. North Carolina has a high concentration of jobs in the Health Sciences. Students who are interested in Health Science are advised to transfer into Health Education, Medical Services, and Health Services programs after they complete their degree at Louisburg College. Graduation requirements include a minimum of 60 semester hours and at least a 2.0 cumulative GPA.

See the Associate of Science in Health Science Degree Plan below


Year 1 - fall

Year 1 - Fall Credit Hours
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3

BIO 111 General Biology I


MAT 143 Quantitative Literacy or MAT 152 Statistical Methods I

HIS 111 World Civilization I, HIS 112 World Civilization II, HIS 131 American History to 1865, or HIS 132 American History Since 1865 3
TOTAL 13/14


Year 1 - Spring

Year 1 - Spring Credit Hours
ENG 112 Writing and Research in the Disciplines 3
BIO 104 Human Biology  4
HEA 120 Community Health 3
PSY 150 Introduction to Psychology or SOC 210 Introduction to Sociology 3
PED 110 Fitness/Wellness for Life 2


Year 2 - fall

Year 2 - Fall Credit Hours
BIO 168 Anatomy and Physiology I 4
BIO 250 Genetics 4
HEA 110 Personal Health and Wellness 3
REL 110 World Religions, REL 211 Old Test., REL 212 New Test., REL 221 Religion in America Today 3
COM 231 Public Speaking 3


Year 2 - sPRING

Year 2 - Spring Credit Hours
BIO 169 Anatomy and Physiology II 4
BIO 275 Microbiology 4

CIS 110 Introduction to Computers or CIS 115 Introduction to Programming

ENG 231 American Literature I, ENG 232 American Literature II, ENG 241 British Literature I, or ENGL 242 British Literature II or ART 111 Art Appreciation or MUS 110 Music Appreciation 3
CED 275 Cooperative Field Work 1


Graduation requirements include a minimum of 60 semester hours and at least a 2.0 cumulative GPA.