2022-2023 College Catalog 
    Mar 24, 2023  
2022-2023 College Catalog

Health Services Administration, AS-LAS for Transfer to UCA BS in Health Sciences - Health Services Administration

About This Degree

Start Here / Finish There

NPC Faculty Mentor: Gwendolyn Carter (Gwendolyn.Carter@np.edu) 501.760.4147

  • This curriculum is designed for persons who plan to obtain an Associate of Science in Liberal Arts and Sciences (ASLAS) degree at National Park College (NPC) and transfer to the University of Central Arkansas (UCA) to complete a Bachelor’s degree.
  • Prerequisite courses and/or developmental courses may need to be taken in addition to this suggested plan of study.
  • Students completing the Associate of Science in Liberal Arts and Sciences degree requirements, as shown above, with a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA, will have satisfied the UCA Lower-Division Core and will be admitted to the corresponding degree program as a junior.

UCA Transfer Admission information and policies

UCA Transfer Scholarship information and policies

NPUC Transfer Resources:   • Transfer 101  •  Transfer Checklists  •  Transfer FAQ

NPC Honors Program: The NPC Honors Program is accepting applications. Learn more about the NPC Honors Program.

General Education Core - 35 Transferable Hours

Health Services Administration Core - 25 Credit Hours

60 Credit Hours

See your NPC advisor for degree and graduation information​
* Denotes NPC courses included in the Arkansas Course Transfer System (ACTS)

Remaining Courses to be Completed at UCA - Health Sciences-Health Services Administration: 60 Credit Hours

Major Requirements (47 Credit Hours)

Prefix Course # Course Name Credit Hours
BIOL 4311 Pethophysiology 3
BIOL 4351 General Pharmacology 3
CHEM 1402 General Chemistry for Health Sciences 4
CHEM 2450 Introduction to Organic and Biochemistry 4
FINA 3330 Managing Finance and Capital (UD UCA: I) 3
HLTH 3123 Medical Terminology 1
HLTH 4301 Health Promotion in the Medical Care Setting 3
HLTH 4370 Administration of Health Programs (UD UCA Core: C) 3
HLTH 4600 Health Promotion Internship (UD UCA Core: Z) 6
MGMT 3340 Managing People and Work (UD UCA Core: D, R) 3
CISA 1300 Business Computing 3
MKTG 3350 Principles of Marketing 3
PHYS 1410 College Physics 1 4
PHYS 1420 College Physics 2 4

Major Electives (6 Credit Hours)


  Choose two: 6
HLTH 3300 Methods & Materials for Health Promotion (UD UCA Core: C)  
HLTH 3305 Human Sexuality (UD UCA Core: D)  
HLTH 4300 Community Health Problems  
HLTH 4303 Environmental Health Problems  
HLTH 4331 Program Planning & Evaluation  
HLTH 4343 Health Strategies for Multicultural Populations (UD UCA Core: D)  
HLTH 4370 Administration of Health Programs (UD UCA Core: C)  
HLTH 4395 Contemporary Health Concerns: Women (UD UCA Core: D)  
HLTH 3315 Theory and Practice of Prevention  
HLTH 4312 Drug Education  

Electives (7 Credit Hours)

         Upper Division General Elective 3
    Upper Division General Elective 3
    General Elective 1
    Total UCA Credit Hours:
Total Hours:

Academic Year: 2022-2023
Revised: October, 2022