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Office of Admissions Advisement 

In the Department of Health Sciences, you can earn your Associate of Science in Health Sciences (ASHS) degree while completing the prerequisite coursework for other health profession programs. Through six customizable degree tracks, the ASHS degree will provide you with invaluable skills that will support and guide you in any health professional career. 

don't delay your Math & English requirements, know where to start today

  • Placement Information

    Math and English general education requirements are often delayed by students and can postpone your graduation!

    Don't delay, and get this done. Watch our Math and English video to learn more about where to start.

    More about Math and English requirements can be found by visiting weber.edu/placement.


  • Math & English Video 


  • Health Sciences 1103

    Introduction to Health Careers and Care in a Diverse Society
    This course will introduce you to job functions, professional qualities and responsibilities for a variety of healthcare professions. You will learn valuable campus resources, tools for college success and what it takes to become a competitive candidate for Weber State University's nationally recognized health professions programs.

    What You Will Learn
    You will gain knowledge on personality types, the meaning of being a professional healthcare professional and the vital importance of quality healthcare. In addition, you will acquire skills in time management and team exercises. 

    Learn More About the 10 Departments of the Dumke College of Health Professions

    • Athletic Training
    • Dental Hygiene
    • Emergency Healthcare
    • Health Administrative Services
    • Health Sciences
    • Medical Laboratory Sciences
    • Nursing
    • Physician Assistant Medicine
    • Radiologic Sciences
    • Respiratory Therapy


    For more information, contact the Health Sciences Department.


please thoroughly review the following resources before scheduling an advisement appointment  

Associate of Health Sciences

  • How to Apply & Programs Offered

    The Associate of Science degree in Health Sciences is a year-round, open-enrollment program with six emphases choices, including: Dental Hygiene, General Health Sciences, Medical Laboratory Sciences, Nursing, Radiologic Sciences and Respiratory Therapy. This allows you to declare a degree early on and take courses that will help guide you towards your program of interest. Information sheet.

    Apply now by following the steps on the application linked below ($25 non-refundable processing fee required).


Bachelor of Integrated Studies (BIS): Neuroscience, Health Sciences and Electroneurodiagnostics 

  • BIS Applicant Checklist

    Our applicant checklist reviews each step you need to take to be a successful candidate for this program. This checklist is crucial! Always refer first to your program checklist when choosing general education courses. Many of your program prerequisites also count as general education requirements.

    Please review the checklist closely and come prepared with questions. We are happy to help! 

    Applicant Checklist & Information Sheet


  • BIS Advising Video


Health Sciences AS and BIS Resources

  • Resources

    Don't cut yourself short, review our additional resources and map out your educational path!

    Choose Your Math & English Path 

    • Begin with math and English courses your first semester and continue each semester until the general education requirement is complete. You can find your math and English placements in CatTracks.
    • For placement testing, visit weber.edu/placement


    Balance = Success 

    • Taking more than two science courses (math included) in a semester may be overwhelming. Balance your course load with other general education requirements.
    • Medical Terminology (HTHS 1101) is highly recommended before your first course in anatomy and physiology. 
    • Know the difference—Health Sciences vs. Zoology Anatomy & Physiology


    Customize Your Focus

    • Health Sciences offers customized paths under the HTHS AS degree and BIS degree. Get to know your options for an education pathway that meets your goals.


  • Suggested Academic Plan

    First Semester 

    • Math (see placement in CatTracks)
    • English (see placement in CatTracks)
    • HTHS 1101: Medical Terminology (2)
    • Choose 1—
      • PSY 1010: Introductory Psychology (3) recommended for BIS
      • HTHS 1103: Intro to Health Careers (3) recommended for AS
    • Choose 1
      • LIBS 1704: Information Literacy (1)
        or LIBS 2904: Information Resources in the Health Professions (1)
        or LIBS 1504: Information Literacy Competency Exam (1)
      • PE or REC course (1) 


    Second Semester

    • Math (next class on path to QL)
    • English (next class on path to ENGL 2010)
    • HTHS 1110 LS: Integrated Anatomy & Physiology I
      or ZOOL 2100: Human Anatomy (4)
    • AS students—program prerequisite or general education requirement
    • BIS students—NEUR 2050: Introduction to Neuroscience (3)


    Noteif math and English are complete, replace with other general education requirements found in your CatTracks.


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