Health Science

Associate in Science

Prepare for an exciting career in the biological and chemical sciences. Every day, scientific advances and breakthroughs are being made, and you can be at the forefront. With our expert faculty, state of the art labs and passion for science, our program prepares you with the scientific fundamentals and principles required to pursue advanced studies. Science is a fast-growing and exciting field filled with discovery – be a part of it today!

Our Biology/Chemistry program prepares you for advanced studies or specialization at a 4-year institution. Students who obtain an Associate’s Degree may pursue careers such as, but not limited to, biological or chemical technicians.

Health Science
    Darlene Coleman, graduating class of 2019

    "SCC offers affordable tuition and convenient evening classes, which allowed me to continue to work and take care of my family.”"

    -- Darlene Coleman, graduating class of 2019

    Students have successfully transferred to:

    • Delaware State University
    • Neumann University
    • Rowan University
    • Rutgers University
    • West Chester University
    • Wilmington University

    Students who complete the Health Science, Associate of Science program and go on to earn a bachelor degree may find employment in occupations such as:

    • Medical and Health Services Managers
    • Informatics Nurse Specialists
    • Rehabilitation Counselors
    • Dietitians and Nutritionists
    • Physician Assistants
    • Anesthesiologist Assistants
    • Audiologists
    • Orthoptists
    • Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists
    • Cytotechnologists
    • Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians
    • Dental Hygienists
    • Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians
    • Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
    • Nuclear Medicine Technologists
    • Radiologic Technologists
    • Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics
    • Dietetic Technicians
    • Respiratory Therapy Technicians
    • Surgical Technologists
    • Ophthalmic Medical Technicians
    • Medical Records and Health Information Technicians
    • Opticians, Dispensing
    • Orthotists and Prosthetists
    • Neurodiagnostic Technologists
    • Ophthalmic Medical Technologists
    • Radiologic Technicians
    • Surgical Assistants
    • Athletic Trainers
    • Nursing Assistants
    • Occupational Therapy Assistants
    • Occupational Therapy Aides
    • Physical Therapist Assistants
    • Physical Therapist Aides
    • Dental Assistants
    • Medical Assistants
    • Medical Equipment Preparers
    • Medical Transcriptionists
    • Phlebotomists
    • Speech-Language Pathology Assistants
    • Medical Secretaries
    • Dental Laboratory Technicians
    • Medical Appliance Technicians
    • Registered Nurses
    • Patient Representatives
    • Pharmacy Technicians
    HSC103Introduction to the Health Services3$0.00$615.00$615.00
    BIO150Fundamentals of A&P4$144.00$820.00$964.00
    ENG101English Composition I3$0.00$615.00$615.00
    HSC211Medical Terminology3$0.00$615.00$615.00
    PSY101General Psychology3$0.00$615.00$615.00
    Subtotal: $3,424.00*
    * - Subtotal is cost before any anticipated financial aid is applied.


    BIO220Human Anatomy & Physiology I4$144.00$820.00$964.00
    ENG102English Composition II3$0.00$615.00$615.00
    PSY111Human Growth and Development3$0.00$615.00$615.00
    SOC101Introduction to Sociology3$0.00$615.00$615.00
    HSC200Standard First Aid and CPR2$72.00$398.00$470.00
    Subtotal: $3,279.00*
    * - Subtotal is cost before any anticipated financial aid is applied.


    BIO221Human Anatomy & Physiology II4$144.00$820.00$964.00
    ENG202Introduction to Speech Communication3$0.00$615.00$615.00
    MAT134 or MAT137Contemporary Math or College AlgebraN/A$0.00$VARIES**$VARIES**
    HUM-ELECHumanities Elective3$0.00$615.00$615.00
    Subtotal: $2,809.00*
    * - Subtotal is cost before any anticipated financial aid is applied.


    ETH200Ethics in the Modern World3$0.00$615.00$615.00
    PROG-ELECProgram Elective3$0.00$615.00$615.00
    SCI-ELECScience Elective4$0.00$820.00$820.00
    Subtotal: $2,665.00*
    * - Subtotal is cost before any anticipated financial aid is applied.


    Total Program Cost: $12,177.00*

    * - Tuition is based on the current in-county rate.
    ** - Elective tuition and fees may vary depending upon actual course selection.