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Health Sciences Pathway

Degree Type : General Studies

Program Location:  All locations except for Brookley Field

Length:  Four Semesters

This program is designed for students who plan to transfer to a four-year institution to pursue a Bachelor’s Degree in a health field. 

Semester-by-Semester Pathway/Alabama Transfers Guide

A semester-by-semester pathway is provided as a guide for course selection. Students should consult their Degree Works degree plan and complete an Alabama Transfers transfer guide to ensure that they take the appropriate courses for their major at their selected four-year institution. Click here for a link to the Alabama Transfers site. Students are also encouraged to contact their advisor for assistance regarding courses to be completed.

Additional Information

Students who desire to complete an Allied Health program at Coastal Alabama Community College should seek advisement through a program specific advisor and complete the courses specific to the degree desired. Please check the degree pathways for program of choice for more information. 

Semester One

  • MTH 100 Intermediate Algebra is the minimum requirement for an associate in applied science degree in nursing, paramedic, surgical technology, and veterinary technology. MTH 116 Mathematical Applications is the minimum requirement for Dental Assisting.
  • BIO 103 may be waived for those intending on completing the Associate in Applied Science Degree. Students must have completed a college science course, high school anatomy & physiology, or a health program certificate. Please consult the Allied Health Sciences Division Chair to see if qualified.  Note that BIO 103 is necessary for the four-year degree.
  • SPH 106 or SPH 107 fulfills the Speech requirement.

Item # Title Credits
BIO 103 Principles of Biology I 4
ENG 101 English Composition I 3
ORI 101 Orientation to College 1
PSY 200 General Psychology 3
MTH 112 or more advanced + 3
SPH 106 or SPH 107 + 3
Sub-total Credits 17

Semester Two

*Dental Assisting requires SOC 200 Introduction to Sociology in place of PSY 210 Human Growth and Development.

Item # Title Credits
BIO 201 Human Anatomy and Physiology I 4
CIS 146 Computer Applications 3
ENG 102 English Composition II 3
PSY 210 Human Growth and Development 3
Humanities and Fine Arts Course + 3
Sub-total Credits 16

Semester Three

Item # Title Credits
BIO 202 Human Anatomy and Physiology II 4
BIO 220 General Microbiology 4
BUS 271 or MTH 265 + 3
History Sequence (Part I) + 3
Literature Course + 3
Sub-total Credits 17

Complete Graduation Application

Semester Four

Select an English Literature or History course to complete a sequence; for example, HIS 121 & 122 or ENG 271 & 272.

Item # Title Credits
PHL 206 Ethics and Society 3
CHM 104 or CHM 111 + 4
ECO 231 or ECO 232 or SOC 200 + 3
History Sequence (Part II) + 3
Sub-total Credits 13


*Depending on the program or course, a student may also be required to purchase certain necessary tools and supplies.





Financial Aid is Available


Thomasville Campus

30755 Highway 43 South
Thomasville, AL 36784

Monroeville Campus

2800 South Alabama Avenue
Monroeville, AL 36460

Gulf Shores Campus

3301 Gulf Shores Parkway
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

Gilbertown Campus

251 College Street
P.O. Box 2000
Gilbertown, AL 36908

Fairhope Campus

440 Fairhope Avenue
Fairhope, AL 36532

Brewton Campus

220 Alco Drive
Brewton, AL 36426

Bay Minette Campus

1900 Highway 31 South
Bay Minette, AL 36507

Atmore Campus

6574 AL Hwy 21
Atmore, AL 36502