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2019-2020 Catalog 
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Pre-Allied Health, AS

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Additional information available on the Pre-Allied Health Department website.

Recommended basic skills courses are

The degree options are designed for students applying to programs at four-year schools in Colorado for medical technology and physical therapy. These emphasize physiology, anatomy, chemistry, and physics. Either one or two years may be used for transfer credit to other schools. As specific requirements may vary among different schools, students are encouraged to consult catalogs of the colleges to which they plan to apply. Programs should be planned with academic advisors prior to beginning classes.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Pre-Allied Health program, students should be able to:

  • Explain information presented in mathematical forms (e.g., equations, graphs, diagrams, tables, words)
  • Convert information into and between various mathematical forms (e.g., equations, graphs, diagrams, tables, words)
  • Select or develop elements of the methodology or theoretical framework to solve problems
  • Examine evidence to identify patterns, differences, similarities, limitations, and/or implications related to the focus
  • Utilize multiple representations to interpret the data
  • State a conclusion based on findings

Content criteria, competencies, and student learning outcomes associated with the general education courses required for this degree can be found on the Colorado Department of Higher Education website.

Full list of requirements can be found at Associate of Science Degrees, AS .

Written Communication

Six (6) credit hours

Oral Communication

Three (3) credit hours


Three (3) credit hours minimum (credit hours over three [3] will be applied to the electives category).

Suggested Course


Three (3) credit hours

Natural and Physical Sciences

Twelve (12) credit hours


Twenty-one (21) credit hours selected from the AS approved course list can be found at Approved Elective Course List for AS Degrees . Please see your advisor for help choosing your electives

Total Credit Hours: 60

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