A.S. Health Occupation

Health Occupation (A.S.)

Health Occupation is appropriate for students who plan to enter nursing or other allied health professions. Upon completion of this degree, students will be prepared to transfer to programs at four-year universities or technical schools. Math 114 is a recognized option to meet the General Education requirements for the State of Arizona and also meets the requirement for a math course in the nursing programs at NAU and ASU. IMPORTANT: To fulfill General Education Social and Behavioral Science Core Students must take PSY 111.

General Education Core Credits
ENG 101: Freshman English I
ENG 102: Freshman English II
Humanities and Fine Arts
Students must choose two courses from:
Art History (ARH)
English (ENG) 212, 213, 231, 233, 234, 241, 297
Fine Arts (FA)
Humanities (HUM)
Theater (THR) 101, 102
Mathematics Student must take appropriate course based on major.
MTH 110: College Algebra
MTH 114: College Mathematics
MTH 106: Survey on College Mathematics
Social and Behavioral Science
Students must choose one History (HST) 101, 102, 135, 136 course and one other course from:
Anthropology (ANT)
Sociology (SOC)
Social Work (SWO)
Social Science (SSC)
Political Science (POS)
Economics (ECO)
Psychology (PSY)
Laboratory Science
Students must choose one Life Science and one
Physical Science course both with labs from:
Life Science: BIO
Physical Science: AGR, AST, CHM, ENV, GLG, PHY, PHS
Physical Education and Health Education
PEH 122
PEH 113-148
Health Education (HEE)
HEE 110, 111, 112
Navajo Studies
One Navajo Language Course Based on Placement Test (NAV 101, 102, 201, 202, or 211)
NIS 111: Foundations of Navajo Culture and
NIS 221: Navajo History to Present 9-10
Required Core Total Students transferring may need to take additional courses to meet core requirements. 40-43
Program Requirements Credits
BIO 201 Human Anatomy & Physiology I
BIO 202 Human anatomy & Physiology II
BIO 205 Microbiology
Choice of one from:
ANT 111 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
NAV 231 Medical Terminology of the Navajo
SOC 111 Introduction to Sociology
Choice of three or four courses from the following:
BIO 170  Medical Terminology
BIO 182  General Biology II
BIO 184 Plant Biology
BIO 218 Human Pathophysiology
BIO 242 General Genetics
CHM 152 General Chemistry II
CHM 230 Fundamental Organic Chemistry
MTH 213 Statistics*
PHY 101 Fundamentals of Physics
PHY 110 Algebra-based Physics I
PSY 240 Human Growth & Development*
PUH 111 Introduction to Public Health
PUH 200 Principles of Health Education
PUH 201 Principles of Environmental Public Health
PUH 141 Nutrition for Health*
PUH 241 Human Nutrition*Note: BIO 181 and courses with * are recommended for transfer to most nursing programs
Program Credits 27-31
Degree Earned Credits
General Education 40-43
Program Requirements 27-31
Total Credits Earned: 67-74
Program Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) Code Code Title
51.2207 Public Health Education and Promotion.


James Tutt
Dean of School of STEM
1 Circle Drive, Route 12
Tsaile, Arizona 86556
(928) 724-6938

Nesbah Kahn
Administrative Assistant
Room 123A
Gorman Classroom Building (GCB)
Tsaile Campus

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Diné College: School of Science, Technology, Engineering & Math
1 Circle Dr.
Tsaile, AZ 86556

(928) 724-6936

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