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Health Sciences Broad Field
RCTC offers an Associate in Science degree in Health Science Broad Field which is designed as a transfer program. It is a general introductory program in health sciences that prepares individuals for transfer to a variety of baccalaureate programs. It includes instruction in the basic sciences and aspects of subject matter related to various health occupations.
The AS degree in Health Science Broad field is a 60 credit program. Students complete coursework in Written and Oral Communication, Social Sciences, Humanities and Mathematics and Logical reasoning. Additional coursework is provided in Natural and Physical Sciences.
The curriculum is prescribed and meets the needs of the four year colleges. Individual two year colleges cannot make any curricular changes but must accept the program in its entirety.
This program was developed at the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MNSCU) level as a broad AS degree option for individuals to transfer to a variety of baccalaureate programs. It was developed in collaboration with the four year MSNCU institutions with which it articulates.
Program Start Date(s)
This program admits students fall, spring, and summer semesters.
The AS degree in Health Sciences Broad Field is designed to prepare individuals to transfer to a variety of baccalaureate degree programs.
Rochester Community and Technical College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission.
For additional information on the most current list of RCTC program articulations see us at: http://www.rctc.edu/catalog/articulations/.
The AS degree in Health Sciences Broad Field articulates with the Bachelor of Science in Health Professions degree through the University of Minnesota Rochester.
It also has a statewide articulation with all MNSCU four year colleges for a variety of baccalaureate options.