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Healthcare Core, CTS

Future healthcare providers must learn to work closely with other medical professionals, patients, and other employees in the healthcare field. The courses in the Healthcare Core Certificate program emphasize the importance of professional competencies in written communication, quantitative reasoning, and human biology to ensure that graduates are ready to enter the healthcare profession with foundational knowledge. Upon completion of this program, students will be able to

  • Understand scientific and mathematical concepts utilized in healthcare professions;
  • Describe how healthcare professionals utilize the process of science to problem solve and interpret data; 
  • Demonstrate effective written and interpersonal communication skills;
  • Demonstrate ability to successfully complete their chosen healthcare program. 
Courses
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Required Courses


Required Credits: 10-11


Course Options Guide

Required Course Options by Program -Grid View

Course Options Medical Assistant, CAS Medical Lab Tech, AAS Paramedicine, AAS Physical Therapist Assistant, AAS Practical Nursing, CAS Radiologic Tech, AAS Registered Nursing, ASN Surgical Tech, AAS
BIOB 160, or BIOH 104, or
BIOH 201 and BIOH 211
IP: BIOH 104 BIOB 160
or BIOH 201
BIOH 104 BIOH 201
and BIOH 211
BIOH 104 BIOH 201
and BIOH 211
BIOH 201
and BIOH 211
BIOH 201
and BIOH 211
BMGT 205 or WRIT 101 IP: BMGT 205* WRIT 101* WRIT 101* WRIT 101* WRIT 101* WRIT 101* WRIT 101* WRIT 101*
M 95 or M 120 or M 115 or M 121 or
M 140 or STAT 216
IP* M 120* M 115* or M 120* or M 140* M 120* M 115* or M 140* or STAT 216* M 120* M 095* M 140* M120*

Guided Electives:Students must complete between 6 and 19 credits from the Guided Electives list based on their intended program of choice.

Medical Assistant, CAS Medical Lab Tech, AAS Paramedicine, AAS Physical Therapist Assistant, AAS Practical Nursing, CAS Radiologic Tech, AAS Registered Nursing, ASN Surgical Tech, AAS
Introductory Course
O X
O X
IP X X X X
X IP IP
* X X
* X
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X IP X
X

Acceptable Electives:

Total Elective Credits: 6-19

* Prerequiste or corequisite needed. See course description.

X = Required CAS, AAS, and ASN program prerequisite

IP = Course is in the program

O = Course is optional in the program



Total CTS Credits: 16-29

*Indicates prerequisite and/or corequisite needed. Check course description.



Program Information

  • Students should work closely with Program Directors and Academic Advisors to create a Healthcare Core Certificate that best suits their professional and educational goals.


Advising Information:

For more information about this program, contact the FVCC Student Support Center.

Student Support Center Advisor
LRC 129
(406) 756-3880
fvccadvisor@fvcc.edu