2023-2024 College Catalog 
    Dec 01, 2023  
2023-2024 College Catalog

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

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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 (AS-LAS) 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 Pathophysiology 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

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