Allied Health General Education Courses & Transfer Credit Information

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Allied Health: General Education/Prerequisite Courses & Transfer Information:

General Education Course Credits:

  • The Cardiovascular and Surgical Technology Programs require general education/prerequisite courses.
  • Sentara College of Health Sciences does not offer general education courses.
  • The college level general education courses listed below must be taken at an instituition accredited by an accredited agency recognized by the Secretary of Education of the US Department of Education.
  • General education/prerequisite courses will be evaluated and will be accepted only on evidence that the course content and instruction meets the requirements for the Program of interest.
  • Course descriptions, and/or syllabi may be requested by the College to evaluate general education/prerequisite course requirements.
  • Transcript reviews are available upon request and are highly encouraged as early as possible.  Transcripts may be reviewed by e-mail, fax, individual appointment, or by attending an Academic Planning & Information Session.
  • You do not have to submit an application to have your transcripts reviewed.  There is no obligation or charge for this service.
  • Before registering for general education courses consult with recruitment at the College to ensure you are registering for the appropriate general education courses.  
  • Cumulative GPA OR general education course GPA for the Nursing Programs should be reviewed and calculated by Sentara College of Health Sciences in order to determine eligibility to apply.
  • The College does not expire general education/prerequisite courses.
  • Advanced Placement (AP) courses with a score of 3 or better will be accepted. See below for details.
  • CLEP exams are acceptable.  See below for details.  The challenge exams docount towards GPA calculations according to the score received and will count towards credits awarded.
  • CLEP scores:  50-59 = C; 60-69 = B; 70+ = A
  • Dual Enrollment courses are acceptable. Dual enrollment courses are taken in high school and official college transcripts must be produced for review and acceptance.
  • Applicants requesting approval for general education/prerequisite credits from institutions outside of the United States must obtain a foreign transcript evaluation by an approved NACES agency and submit the NACES review to the College along with the foreign transcript.

 

Cardiovascular Technology & Surgical Technology Prerequisite Course Equivalents

  • All prerequisites must be completed at an accredited institution with a “C” or better prior to starting the Program. 
  • Final acceptance decisions may not be made until all required prerequisite courses are completed.

Below is a reference guide only designed to assist you with pre-approved college courses for the general education course requirements for the Cardiovascular Technology Programs.

  • This is a list of currently offered courses at local colleges and is intended as a quick reference guide only.  This is not necessarily a complete list at the referenced college and does not take the place of a transcript review from our College.  Other courses at the referenced colleges below may satisfy our general education course requirements.  Sentara College of Health Sciences will assist you with approval of general education courses not on the below list.
  • Key:  Tidewater Community College (TCC); Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC); Advanced Placement (AP); Old Dominion University (ODU)

 

Cardiovascular Technology Prerequisite Course Equivalency List

College Level Requirement 

TCC

TNCC

ODU

Anatomy & Physiology I w/lab

BIO 141

BIO 141

BIOL 250

Anatomy & Physiology II w/lab

BIO 142

BIO 142

BIOL 251

Chemistry w/lab

CHM 111 or 121

CHM 101, 111 or 121

CHEM 101N, 105N/106N, 115N, 121N/122N

Physics w/lab

PHY 100

PHY 201

PHYS 111N

College Algebra

MTH 158

MTH 158

MATH 102M

Fine Art Elective

ART 114, 121, 122, 131, 134, 141, 201, 202, 203, 241, 242, 243, 244, 245, 250, 260, 280; CRF 101, 102, 105, 130, 131, 151; CST 130, 131, 132, 141, 142, 145, 151, 152, 266; DAN 160, 161, 162, 163, 164, 165, 166, 167, 168; HUM 260; MUS 101, 102, 111, 112, 121, 122, 221, 222; PHT 101, 110

ART 101, 102, 106, 121, 122, 131, 132, 141, 150, 193, 203, 204, 231, 232, 241, 242, 243, 245, 246, 250, 295; CST 131, 132, 145, 151, 152; HUM 201; MUS 101, 102, 111, 112, 121, 122, 137, 138, 258; SPD 151, 152

ARTH 121A, 127A, 211, 212, ARTS 121A, 122A, 126A, 202, 203, 211, 223, 231, 241, 251, 252, 253, 254, 261, 263, 271, 279, 281, 291, 302U; COMM 227A, 270A, 271; DANC 185A; MUSC 120, 121 126A, 221, 222, 261, 262 264A; THEA 152, 241A, 270A, 271

Humanities Elective

HUM 165, 201, 202, 220, 241, 242, 246, 259, 260; ASL 101, 102; CHI 101, 102; FRE 101, 102; GER 101, 102; REL 100, 200, 210, 230, 233; RUS 101, 102; SSC 210; SOC 211; SPA 101, 102, 163; PHI 115; ADJ 201

ASL 101, 102; ARA 101, 102; FRE 101, 102; GER 101, 102; HUM 201, 202; REL 231; SPA 101, 102, 163, 164

AMST 300; ANTR 110S; ASIA 353; ARAB 111F; CHIN 111F; FARS 111F; FR 101F, 102F, 331, 332, 333, 427/527, 428/528, 437/537, 438/538; GER 101F, 102F, 321; JAPN 111F; LATN 101F, 102F; PRTG 101F, 102F; PHIL 110P, 120P, 140P, 250P; RUS 101F, 102F; SPAN 101F, 102F, 266, 320, 321, 331, 332, 333, 334; FLET 100L; MIDE 300, 395/495; WMST 201S

 


 

 

Surgical Technology Prerequisite Course Equivalency List

College Level Requirement

TCC

TNCC

ODU

Anatomy & Physiology I w/lab

BIO 141

BIO 141

BIOL 250

Anatomy & Physiology II w/lab

BIO 142

BIO 142

BIOL 251

Microbiology w/lab

BIO 150

BIO 150

BIOL 103

English Composition I

ENG 111

ENG 111

ENGL 110C

Math for Allied Health

MTH 126

MTH 158

MATH 102M

Intro to Psychology OR Sociology

PSY 201 or SOC 201

PSY 200 or SOC 200

PSYC 201S or SOC 201S

Medical Terminology

HLT 143

HTL 143

 

Fine Art Elective

ART 114, 121, 122, 131, 134, 141, 201, 202, 203, 241, 242, 243, 244, 245, 250, 260, 280; CRF 101, 102, 105, 130, 131, 151; CST 130, 131, 132, 141, 142, 145, 151, 152, 266; DAN 160, 161, 162, 163, 164, 165, 166, 167, 168; HUM 260; MUS 101, 102, 111, 112, 121, 122, 221, 222; PHT 101, 110

ART 101, 102, 106, 121, 122, 131, 132, 141, 150, 193, 203, 204, 231, 232, 241, 242, 243, 245, 246, 250, 295; CST 131, 132, 145, 151, 152; HUM 201; MUS 101, 102, 111, 112, 121, 122, 137, 138, 258; SPD 151, 152

ARTH 121A, 127A, 211, 212, ARTS 121A, 122A, 126A, 202, 203, 211, 223, 231, 241, 251, 252, 253, 254, 261, 263, 271, 279, 281, 291, 302U; COMM 227A, 270A, 271; DANC 185A; MUSC 120, 121 126A, 221, 222, 261, 262 264A; THEA 152, 241A, 270A, 271