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Basic Health Care

Are you considering a future in the rewarding and high-demand field of health care? Whether you’re a high school student just getting started or a “seasoned” adult wanting to reinvent yourself, the Basic Health Care Certificate is a great place to start your journey.

The BHC prepares students for entry-level work in the health care industry and provides a diverse range of specialty track electives which help guide students toward completion of an additional degree or certificate. No matter what you’re interested in, the Basic Health Care certificate can help get you there and provide a great return on your educational investment.

The BHC is composed of highly adaptable classes with many online, night and weekend course offerings to fit your busy schedule or you can complete the BHC taking all online courses. See the online option.

Basic Health Care Certificate

Basic Health Care Career Pathways Roadmap
 
Pre-requisites Credits
MTH20 Pre-algebra 4
RD30 College Reading 4
WR30 Fundamentals of Composition II 4
Required Courses Choose the eight core courses you need from the list below:  
BI100SB Biology of Human Systems or
BI121 Elementary Anatomy & Physiology I w/Lab or BI231 Anatomy & Physiology I w/Lab

3-4
CG155 Exploring Careers in Healthcare or
PSY101 Psychology of Human Relations or BT101 Human Relations in Organizations

3
CS120 Concepts in Computing I or computer proficiency 0-4
HE261, HE112, HE252 CPR, Emergency First Aid, First Aid/CPR or
HE250 Personal Health Promotion or HPE295 Health and Fitness for Life or
PSY215**** Life Span Human Development


1-4
HC120 Intro to Health Care Industry
MO100 Medical Terminology: Introduction
MTH60 Fundamentals of Algebra I or Higher Fundamentals of Algebra I or higher level Math
WR115 Intro to Expository Writing or BT113 Business English I or higher level writing
Approved Program Speciality Track Electives listed below:
3
3
4
3-4
6-10
Total Credits 26-39

****Prerequisite: PSY201; BT113 or WR115 or designated placement test score.

Earn an additional certification by completing one of these three Speciality Track areas and the certification exam:
Or get started toward completion of another certification or degree program in healthcare by choosing one of these Speciality Tracks:

For more information contact the Allied Health Professions Education Coordinator, Christine Morris 541-245-7846 or cmorris@roguecc.edu

This project was funded $3,000,000 (100% of its total cost) from a grant awarded under the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training Grants, as implemented by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration. Rogue Community College is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services, alternate form and language services are available to individuals with disabilities and limited English proficiency free of cost upon request.