Associate of Science in Medical Science

Associate of Science in Medical Science

Medical Science is the study of the maintenance of health and the deterrence and healing of diseases.  This study concentrates on the science of health and the workings of the human body.  In this program, students will gain real-world skills and knowledge to examine the human body and its functions by studying biology, anatomy and physiology, and chemistry.

The Job Outlook for Medical Science majors in the United States of America is 10% growth between now and 2032, which is faster than the national average of 3%. North Carolina has a high concentration of jobs in the Medical Sciences. Students who are interested in Medical Science are advised to transfer into Biochemistry, Epidemiology, Health Education, Microbiology, Medicine, and Veterinary Science 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 Medical 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 171 Precalculus Algebra

HIS 111 World Civilization I, HIS 112 World Civilization II, HIS 131 American History to 1865, or HIS 132 American History Since 1865 3
COM 231 Public Speaking 3
TOTAL 16/17


Year 1 - Spring

Year 1 - Spring Credit Hours
ENG 112 Writing and Research in the Disciplines 3
BIO 112 General Biology II 4
CHM 151 General Chemistry I 3
HEA 110 Personal Health and Wellness 3
PSY 150 Introduction to Psychology or SOC 210 Introduction to Sociology 3


Year 2 - fall

Year 2 - Fall Credit Hours
BIO 168 Anatomy and Physiology I 4
BIO 250 Genetics 4
CHM 152 General Chemistry II 4
REL 110 World Religions, REL 211 Old Test., REL 212 New Test., REL 221 Religion in America Today 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.