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Health Sciences

This curriculum is designed to provide students basic preparatory courses toward health professional programs at Holmes and other institutions. Due to the number of health-related programs, students are encouraged to work closely with their advisor to map out the best plan for transfer.

Program Curriculum


First Semester
  • English Composition I ENG 1113
  • College Algebra MAT 1313
  • General Biology I BIO 1134
  • General Chemistry I CHE 1214
  • Principles of Macroeconomics ECO 2113
Total 17 Hours
Second Semester
  • English Composition II ENG 1123
  • Trigonometry MAT 1323
  • Medical Terminology for Health Professions BIO 1813
  • General Chemistry II CHE 1224
  • Public Speaking I SPT/COM 1113
Total 16 Hours
First Semester
  • Anatomy & Physiology I BIO 2514
  • *Natural Science w/Lab (4)
  • Social/Behavioral Science Elective (3)
  • Humanities Elective (3)
Total 14 Hours
Second Semester
  • Anatomy & Physiology II BIO 2524
  • Microbiology BIO 2924
  • Social/Behavioral Science Elective (3)
  • Humanities Elective (3)
  • Fine Arts Elective (3)
Total 17 Hours
Consult with your chosen transfer university/college to determine changes to this curriculum.

*Natural Sciences Electives:
BIO 1144 General Biology II
BIO 2414 Zoology I
PHY 2244 Physical Science Survey I
PHY 2254 Physical Science Survey II
PHY 2414 General Physics I

**Students planning to apply to Health-Related Programs (i.e., OTA, PTA, PN, Massage Therapy, or Surgical Technology) should review the admission requirements and application process for that specific program. These Health-Related Programs recommend taking PSY 1513 General Psychology and PSY/EPY 2533 Human Growth and Development for the Social/Behavioral Science electives.
Enrollment in a minimum of 15 hours each semester is recommended for eligibility for state aid, institutional scholarships, and the tuition break.