At UC Clermont, we offer a wide variety of associate degree programs. Some programs are intended for transition to UC Clifton or to other baccalaureate institutions, while others are career-oriented degrees leading directly to employment after graduation.
Majors & Programs
What is Pre-Health Sciences?
The study of health sciences combines a comprehensive basic science education with courses in exercise physiology, biomechanics, kinesiology, pharmacology, and pathophysiology. The end result is a rigorous science-based education that provides a well-rounded understanding of the structure and function of the human body. Most students study health sciences to prepare for a career in medicine or the allied health professions.
You should have strong science and math ability and enjoy problem solving. You should have strong interpersonal skills and also enjoy working with people. The professions many health sciences students choose require close personal contact, so being comfortable around people, with the ability to interact successfully with new people is important.
Students with an associate degree in health sciences are prepared to work in a health care environment as an aide or in another non-professional, non-licensed role. Most often, students transition to the health science bachelor’s program, which prepares them for graduate-level programs that lead to careers in two areas: the medical profession, such as a physician, optometrist, chiropractor, physician’s assistant; or allied health professions, such as physical therapist, occupational therapist, and exercise science
Minoring in Pre-Health Sciences
Minors do not apply to associate degree studies.
|ALH1005||Health Care Edge||1|
|BIOL1081||Biology I: Molecules, Cells, and the Foundation of Life||3|
|BIOL1081L||Biology I Laboratory||1|
|CHEM1040||General Chemistry I||4|
|CHEM1040L||General Chemistry Laboratory I||1|
Students interested in the Exercise and Movement Science track should select MATH 1021. Students interested in Physiology Science track should select MATH 1044.
|BIOL1082||Biology II: Evolution, Physiology, and Ecology||3|
|BIOL1082L||Biology II Laboratory||1|
|CHEM1041||General Chemistry II||4|
|CHEM1041L||General Chemistry Laboratory II||1|
|HCMT1001||Medical Terminology for the Health Professions||3|
Students interested in the Exercise and Movement Science track should select MATH 1022. Students interested in Physiology Science track should select MATH 1044.
|PHYS1051||General Physics I (Algebra-based)||4|
|BIOL2001C||Anatomy and Physiology I||4|
|PHYS1051L||General Physics Lab I (Algebra-based)||1|
|SOC1001||Introduction to Sociology||3|
|BIOL2002C||Anatomy and Physiology II||4|
|HCMT2012||Health Information Ethics||3|
|PHYS1052L||General Physics Lab II (Algebra-based)||1|
|PHYS1052||General Physics II (Algebra-based)||4|
|HLSC2021L||Musculoskeletal Anatomy Laboratory||1|
UC Advantages and Special Opportunities
The UC Clermont campus is on 92 wooded acres located in Batavia, Ohio, in the heart of Clermont County. We are relatively small and our faculty-to-student ratio is low. You will find small class size and personal interaction with your instructors create the ideal learning environment. Parking is convenient and at no additional charge. Plus, our tuition is the lowest of the UC colleges.
The Learning Center at UC Clermont provides free tutoring and online resources to help students get ahead and stay ahead in their classes.
Freshman Admission Requirements
This program is open to all students with a high school diploma or GED and the desire to succeed in college. Although admission is open, students accepted into the program must meet the academic standards of the program to advance to upper levels of study. As a first year student, you will need to take the placement test. This test does not affect your admission; however, the results are essential for your proper placement in classes. You must complete the placement test before you may register for English or mathematics courses. All placement tests are given free of charge.
Transferring to UC Requirements
You must be in good academic standing at the college or university you last attended. We accept transfer applications all year long and you may start any semester, provided your transcripts arrive in time to be evaluated before the start of the semester you wish to attend. If you have not taken college-level mathematics or English, you will need to take the placement test.
Changing Majors within UC Requirements
Other UC students may transfer into Clermont College by completing the application for change in college and program form available from most UC admissions offices (including ours, 513-732-5319). You are urged to see your advisor before transferring into a different major to minimize any impact on your degree progress.
International Student Requirements
You must demonstrate English proficiency. You must also meet admissions deadlines and visa requirements, and provide documentation of sufficient funds before we can complete your admission. Please call the International Admissions Office (513-556-2069) for details, or email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Learn more about becoming an international student at UC Clermont.
You must complete an application for degree and receive a pre-certification from your academic advisor the semester before you expect to graduate. You should see your advisor or Student Success and Retention Services (513-732-5319) for specific information well in advance of your final semester.
UC Clermont College is an open admission campus. Students may begin classes in any semester. Each semester has an application deadline of approximately four weeks before classes begin to allow for timely paperwork and financial aid processing. Students who apply after the deadline will be admitted to the next semester. For specific deadline information, call 513-732-5319 or visit ucclermont.edu/admissions/apply.
AccreditationThe University of Cincinnati and all regional campuses are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
Associate of Science Degree in Pre-Health Sciences
Full-Time Program Duration
UC Clermont & UC East
4200 Clermont College Drive
Batavia, OH 45103