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hcc catalogue '11-'12




Science, Engineering, and Technology - Programs of Study

Pre-Pharmacy
A.A. Degree (Transfer) An Arts and Sciences Area of Study
Application Code 55
For curriculum information, contact the Science, Engineering, and Technology Division—Room ST-248—443-518-1600.
Pharmacists dispense drugs and medicines prescribed by physicians and dentists, advise on the proper use and proper dosage of prescription and nonprescription medicines, and work in research and marketing positions. Job opportunities exist in hospitals and clinics, community pharmacies, the pharmaceutical industry, and in government agencies. The pre-pharmacy curriculum below includes the science, mathematics, and liberal arts electives that are prerequisites for admission into pharmacy programs at transfer institutions. This area of study is designed to transfer to University of Maryland’s School of Pharmacy.  Students should become familiar with the prerequisite entrance requirements of the transfer institution from which they intend to receive their professional degree in order to plan a course of study at HCC that includes the appropriate electives.
GENERAL EDUCATION CORECredits
Students enrolled in transfer patterns must take a
minimum of 30 credits in General Education. Each student’s
total of general education and required courses must equal
at least 60 semester hours of credit.
CompositionENGL-121 College Composition3
Humanities, Arts &
 Literature1SPCH-105 Fundamentals of Public
Speaking
OR
SPCH-110 Interpersonal Communication3
Arts Core Course (see p. 62)
Literature Core Course (see p. 61)6-8
Social SciencesHistory Core Course (see p. 63)3
ECON-102 Principles of Economics (Micro)3
ScienceBIOL-101 General Biology I4
CHEM-101 General Inorganic Chemistry I4
MathematicsMATH-181 Calculus I or higher4
REQUIRED COURSES RELATED TO MAJOR
BIOL-200Microbiology4
BIOL-203Anatomy and Physiology I4
BIOL-204Anatomy and Physiology II4
CHEM-102General Inorganic Chemistry II4
CHEM-201Organic Chemistry I4
CHEM-202Organic Chemistry II4
MATH-138Statistics4
PHYS-103Fundamentals of Physics I4
PHYS-104Fundamentals of Physics II4
66-68
1 SPCH-105 (3 credits) OR SPCH-110 (3 credits), plus one Arts Core (3 credits), plus one Literature Core (3 credits) satisfies the Humanities, Arts and Literature Core requirement, OR a World Language Sequence (8 credits), plus SPCH-105 or SPCH-110 satisfies the Humanities, Arts and Literature Core requirement.

hcc catalogue '11-'12


Accounting - ACCT
Aging Services - AGNG
American Sign Language - AMSL
Anthropology - ANTH
Arabic - ARAB 
Art - ARTT 
Astronomy - ASTR
Bioinformatics - BFMT 
Biology - BIOL 
Biomechanical Engineering - BMET
Business - BMGT 
Cardiovascular Technology - CARD
Chemistry - CHEM 
Chinese - CHNS 
Cisco - CSCO 
Computer-Aided Design - CADD
Computer Forensics - CFOR 
Computer Systems - CMSY 
Conflict Resolution - CRES
Construction Management - CNST 
Cooperative Education - COOP
Criminal Justice - CRIM 
Culinary Management - CMGT 
Dance - DANC
Dental Hygiene - DHYG 
Diagnostic Medical
Sonography - DMSU

Economics - ECON 
Education - EDUC 
Electronics - ELEC 
Emergency Medical Technician/
Paramedic - EMSP
 
Engineering -ENES 
English- ENGL 
Entrepreneurship - ENTR 
Environmental Science - ENST
Exercise Science - EXSC 
Farsi - FARS
Film - FILM 
Financial PLanning- FNPL 
Fine Arts - FINE 
French - FREN 
Geography - GEOG 
Geology - GEOL 
German - GERM 
Greek - GREK 
Health Care - HEAL 
Health Education - HEED 
Hebrew - HBRW
Hindi - HNDI
History - HIST 
Horticulture - HORT 
Hospitality Management - HMGT
Human Development - HMDV 
Human Services - HUMS 
Humanities - HUMN
Interior Design - INDS
Italian - ITAL 
Japanese - JPNS
Korean - KORE 
Life Fitness - LFIT 
Mathematics - MATH 
Medical Laboratory
Technician - MLTS

Meteorology - METO 
Microsoft - MSFT 
Music - MUSC 
Nursing - NURS 
Nutrition - NUTR
Office Technology - OFFI 
Philosophy - PHIL 
Photonics - PHOT
Physical Therapist
Assistant - PTAP
 
Physics - PHYS 
Political Science - POLI 
Portuguese - PORT
Psychology - PSYC 
Public Health - PUBH
Radiologic Technology - RADT
Retailing - RETL 
Russian - RUSS 
Social Work - SOWK
Sociology - SOCI 
Spanish - SPAN 
Speech - SPCH 
Telecommunications - TELE
Television and Radio - TVRD
Theatre - THET 
Turkish - TURK
Wireless Communications - WCOM
Women's Studies - WMST