UNM Los Alamos

CERT Pre-Professional Health Sciences

CERT Pre-Professional Health Sciences

This certificate is designed as a core program for students who plan to major in a health science. It represents the completion of a course of studies that form the basis for additional coursework leading to an associate degree in nursing (RN) or in other health sciences fields.

35 total credit hours with minimum C (not C-) grade or better in all courses and overall grade 2.5 or higher.

WRITING AND SPEAKING (3 CREDIT HOURS)

  • ENGL 110: Accelerated Composition (3)

or

  • ENGL 112: Composition II (3)

or

  • ENGL 113: Enhanced Composition (3)

PHYSICAL/NATURAL SCIENCES (20 CREDIT HOURS)

  • BIOL 123: Biology for Health Related Sciences and Non-Majors (3)
  • BIOL 124L: Biology for Health Related Sciences and Non-Majors Lab (1)
  • CHEM 111L: Elements of General Chemistry (4)
  • BIOL 227L: Human Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory I (1)
  • BIOL 228L: Human Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory II (1)
  • BIOL 237: Human Anatomy and Physiology I for the Health Sciences (3)
  • BIOL 238: Human Anatomy and Physiology II for the Health Sciences (3)
  • BIOL 239L: Microbiology for Health Sciences and Non-Majors (4)

MATHEMATICS (3 CREDIT HOURS) CREDIT HOURS)

  • MATH 120: Intermediate Algebra (3) or (MATH 101, 102, and 103: Intermediate Algebra I, II, III)

SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES (6 CREDIT HOURS)

  • PSY 105: General Psychology (3)
  • PSY 220: Developmental Psychology (3)

NUTRITION (3 CREDIT HOURS) 

  • NUTR 244: Human Nutrition (3)

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 35