Sep 25, 2021  
NIACC Catalog 2021-2022 
    
NIACC Catalog 2021-2022

Health Science - Year One Pathway


Care, Heal, Rehabilitate

Care for people, promote health, and help your community thrive. Develop teamwork skills and support individuals in need of diagnostic procedures, therapy, and medical care. This pathway is designed to help you move toward transfer or employment as a nurse, physical therapist assistant, repertory therapy, medical transcription, medical assistant, medical laboratory technician, radiographer, or surgical technologist.

Year One


First Term


Total: 15-16 s.h.


Second Term


Total: 16 s.h.


Preparing for Year Two


After completing the Health Science - Year One Pathway, students can move into the following Year Two Pathways. Some pathways require that you take specific courses in the first year and these recommendations are listed below.

Chiropractic - Year Two Pathway


View the full Year Two pathway here 

Recommended first year courses:

First Term


Second Term


Health Science, A.A. - Year Two Pathway


View the full Year Two pathway here 

Health Science, A.S. - Year Two Pathway


View the full Year Two pathway here 

Medical Technology - Year Two Pathway


View the full Year Two pathway here 

Recommended first year courses:

First Term


Second Term


Medicine - Year Two Pathway


View the full Year Two pathway here 

Recommended first year courses:

First Term


Second Term


Nursing BSN - Year Two Pathway


View the full Year Two pathway here .  

Recommended first year courses:

First Term


Second Term


Pre-Dental Hygienist - Year Two Pathway


View the full Year Two pathway here 

Recommended first year courses:

First Term


Second Term


Note:


*Appropriate math level needed before enrolling in any math class. 

Please check with transfer institution for their specific requirements or check with a NIACC counselor/advisor for further transfer planning. Suggested schedule dependent on entry level of student.

Most health programs have their own specific set of prerequisite courses needed for acceptance. Please check the course catalog for specifics and scores needed for placement into certain Natural Science courses.