Health Sciences

KC offers general education requirements for various health sciences and pre-professional medical programs.

General Education Requirements:

Kilgore College offers general education requirements for various health sciences and pre-professional medical programs such as biology, chemistry, math, physics, psychology necessary to apply to a university offering baccalaureate programs.

Science Course Priority Registration Form

Core Curriculum*:

The Core Curriculum is defined by the state of Texas as “curriculum in the liberal arts, humanities, sciences, political, social and cultural history that all graduates of an institution of higher education are required to complete before receiving a baccalaureate degree." KC's Core Curriculum consists of 42 semester credit hours that will transfer as the core to any state college or university. After completing the core, a student may need only 18 additional semester credit hours to receive the associate of arts or the associate of science degree.  

Component Area

Required Courses Semester Hours

Mathematics

3 hours to be selected from:
MATH 1314, 1316, 1324, 1325, *1333,, 1342, 1350, **2412, 2413, 2414, 2415
*MATH 1333 will not fulfill Math requirement for AS degree
**Those taking a 2400 level Math course as their Core Curriculum Requirement will earn only 3 SCHs toward Core completion. The other SCH may count toward an associate’s degree.

3

Life and Physical Sciences

6 hours to be selected from:

AGRI 1307, 1319
BIOL 1306, 1307, 1308, 1309, 2301, 2302, 2306
ENVR 1301
CHEM 13-5, 1306, 1311, 1312
GEOL 1301, 1303, 1304, 1305, 2307
PHYS 1301, 1302, 1303, 1304, 1305, 2325, 2326

6

Language, Philosophy & Culture

3 hours to be selected from:
ENGL 2322, 2323, 2326, 2332, 2333
HIST 2311, 2312, 2321, 2322
PHIL 1301

3

Creative Arts            

3 hours to be selected from:
ARTS 1301, 1303, 1304
DANCE 2302
DRAM 1310, 2362
MUSI 1306, 1308, 1309

3

American History

6 hours to be selected from:
HIST 1301, 1302

6

Government/Political Science

6 hours to be selected from:
GOVT 2305, 2306

6

Social and Behavioral Sciences

3 hours to be selected from:
AGRI 2317
COMM 1307
ECON 2301, 2302
GEOG 1303
PSYC 2301, 2314
SOCI 1301, 1306
TECA 1354 (Child Growth and Development)

3

Component Area Option

Component Area Option 1:
3 hours to be selected from
:
SPCH 1315, 1318

Component Area Option 2:
3 hours from:

Any course listed above that is not used to fulfill the requirements of an additional component area of the Core Curriculum; also MATH 1351

6

Total Minimum Requirements

 

42 including both Component Area Options

For information about Health Sciences Pre-Professional:

Deborah Metcalf
Administrative Assistant
Counseling and Advising
Phone:
(903) 983-8206
Office:
Devall Student Center (DSC), 2nd Floor
Julie Lewis
Health Science Advisor
Counseling and Advising
Phone:
(903) 983-8184
Office:
Devall Student Center (DSC), 251