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2023-2024 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED]

Health Science - Associate of Science


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AS HthSci degree can lead to university transfer for a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, Public Health, Health Science, or Health and Wellness.  AS Health Science is also ideal for students interested in applying for dental hygiene, diagnostic medical sonography, respiratory care, and surgical technology programs.  AS Health Science students interested in a bachelor’s degree must work with an academic advisor to determine transferrable coursework.

Students following this degree plan will be required to pass Computer Competency Exam in order to graduate.

First Year Fall Semester


1st 8-Week Classes


2nd 8-Week Classes


Total Hours: 14


First Year Spring Semester


1st 8-Week Classes


2nd 8-Week Classes


Total Hours: 12


First Year Summer Semester


The following classes can also be taken during any Fall or Spring Semester.

Total Hours: 6


Second Year Fall Semester


Visit with an advisor about your Temple College graduation and your university transfer plans.

1st 8-Week Classes


2nd 8-Week Classes


Total Hours: 13


Second Year Spring Semester


Visit with an advisor about your Temple College graduation and your university transfer plans.

1st 8-Week Classes


2nd 8-Week Classes


Total Hours: 13


Second Year Summer Semester


The following classes can also be taken during any Fall or Spring Semester.

  • Elective as needed for 60 SCH  2 credit hours.2

Total Hours: 2


Grand Total Hours: 60


**This course may not transfer to a university, but it is highly recommended for all AS HLTH SCI majors. If you have any questions regarding transfer, please meet with an academic advisor.

1. Must successfully complete the course in order to progress in the AS Health Sciences degree.

2. Meet with an academic advisor or department chair for university specific transfer course. 

3. Come talk to an advisor about your Temple College graduation and your university transfer plans. 

4. Recommended for DMSO applicants.

5. Recommended for SRGT applicants.

FY  = Course will be offered on a continuous basis so that a student can take the course in any fall or spring. 

010-090 - Core Curriculum Numbering System

Transfer Outlook

AS HEALTH degree can lead to university transfer for a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, Public Health, or Health & Wellness.  AS HEALTH is also ideal for students interested in applying for dental hygiene, diagnostic medical sonography, respiratory care, and surgical technology programs.  AS HEALTH students interested in a bachelor’s degree must work with an academic advisor for transfer info. 

Career Outlook

Surgical Technologist - $49,888 w/Associate degree + State License

Respiratory Therapist - $60,180* w/Associate degree + State License

Diagnostic Medical Sonographer - $74,349*  w/Associate degree + State License

Dental Hygienist - $74,807* w/Associate degree + State License

*Based on entry wages for Central Texas

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