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Healthcare Studies with Pre-Physician Assistant Electives - General Technology, AAS

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Program Start Date: Fall term
Minimum Program Length: 70 academic weeks; 5 terms; 73 credits
Curriculum Code: 35318

Program Description

Upon completion of this program, students with a competitive GPA will be eligible to apply for admissions at MUSC for their BS in Healthcare Studies. This specific elective track is designed so students that continue on to complete the BS degree at MUSC will also have the prerequisites to apply for the Masters in Physician Assistant Studies degree at MUSC.

Professional Opportunities

The degree requirements parallel the courses completed during the first two years of a bachelor’s degree. 

Unique Aspects

This program is designed specifically for students who are planning to enter the BS in Healthcare Studies at MUSC. Course requirement for specific majors vary among four-year institutions; therefore, students should check degree requirements at their intended transfer institution before selecting courses at SCC. 

EEDA Career Cluster:

Health Sciences

Total Credits: 73

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Fifth Semester

Total Credits: 73

Program Learning Outcomes

Students will be able to:

  1. Write professionally/academically in response to a variety of texts and different audiences.
  2. Speak publicly, listen actively, and respond effectively.
  3. Access, retrieve, synthesize, and evaluate information.
  4. Apply quantitative, qualitative, and/or scientific reasoning to solve problems.
  5. Explain social concepts and behaviors using fundamental theories and methods of analysis.
  6. Apply analytical methodologies and diverse perspectives to interpret key works in various disciplines.

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