Allied Health

Allied Health


The Allied Health program establishes an excellent foundation for many allied health careers and education programs. The purpose of this degree is to get students ready to either transfer into an allied health career program or to a pre-professional program at a four year college. The degree is highly flexible in order to accommodate the various pre-requisite requirements for the many programs students may enter. Possible professions include but are not limited to: athletic training, laboratory scientist, occupational therapy, pharmacy, physical therapy, physician assistant and nursing (BSN).

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Degree Requirements - Minimum of 60 Credit Hours Print Requirements

General Education Core       (33 hours)
Area I.    (Communications       (9 hours)

ENG111 Freshman Composition I 3 credits
ENG115 Freshman Composition II 3 credits
SPCH111 Public Speaking - or- 3 credits
SPCH112 Interpersonal Communication 3 credits
Area II. Mathematics*        (4 hours)
Area III.     Laboratory Science*        (8 hours)
Area IV.     Social and Behavioral Sciences        (6 hours)
PSYC101 Introduction to Psychology 3 credits
Area V.     Humanities and Fine Arts        (6 hours)
Program Requirements       (8 hours)
AH205Allied Health Seminar 2 credits
AH210Nutrition 3 credits
PSYC242Development Lifespan - or- 3 credits
PSYC258Abnormal Psychology 3 credits
Approved Electives       (19 hours)
AH105Nursing Assistant Training 4 credits
AH113Medical Terminology 3 credits
AH244Pathophysiology 4 credits
AH120CPR for Health Professionals 1 credit
AH215Introduction to Athletic Training 4 credits
AH225Athletic Training Clinical Practicum 3 credits
MGMT207Principles of Management 3 credits
SPAN212Spanish for Health Professionals 3 credits
EMT150Emergency Medical Technician Basic 8 credits
EMT150LEmergency Medical Technician Basic Lab 2 credits
EMT180Emergency Medical Technician Basic Field/Clinical Lab 1 credits

Note: * It is essential that students see an advisor to ensure the proper classes are being taken **Additional courses may be used as approved electives.

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Program Resources

Program Director: Rolando M. Rael, PhD
Phone: (505)454-5340
Email: rrael@luna.edu
Office Manager: Estelle Garcia
Phone: (505)454-5303
Email: esgarcia@luna.edu

Program Advisors

Rolando M. Rael, PhD
Phone: 454-5340 Ext. 1804
Email: rrael@luna.edu
Erin Gilland
Phone: 454-5372
Email: egilland@luna.edu

Student Success Center Personnel

Director: Renee Maestas
Phone: (505)454-5355
Email: rmaestas@luna.edu
Advisor: Janice Medrano
Phone: (505)454-2546
Email: jmedrano@luna.edu

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