Catalog 2017-2018 
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Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HLSC 100 College and Career Success for Health Sciences

3 credits

This course will help students explore careers in health sciences and learn college success strategies. Using critical thinking skills, students will apply study skills to healthcare content and develop an academic plan related to their career.

Required first-quarter course for all new Health Sciences AAS-T, Associate in Biology DTA/MRP, and Associate in Pre-Nursing DTA/MRP students.

Prerequisites: ABED 040  (or placement into MATH 087  or higher) and ABED 046  (or placement into ENGL 093  or higher)

Quarters Offered: All

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Describe an overview of the health science industry, including trends
  • Compare and contrast careers within the health sciences
  • Identify and use reliable sources of information to make career choices
  • Articulate an educational plan for multiple careers in health sciences
  • Articulate a career plan, clearly identifying how the chosen career is a best fit for them
  • Describe the roles of practice and feedback in learning motor skills required in health science education
  • Discuss professional behaviors which promote success in health science education and careers
  • Successfully use the current online learning platform
  • Describe various college resources that support student success and when and how the student would use them
  • Apply study skills relevant to succeeding in health sciences education
  • Apply multiple learning strategies to improve learning 
  • Articulate own cultural identity and its impact on the professional role
  • Describe what it means to take multiple perspectives in diverse settings

Total Hours: 30 Lecture Hours: 30