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Community Healthcare Worker-Associate in Applied Science

City Colleges of Chicago Healthcare Programs Community Health Care Worker

Associate in Applied Science (AAS)

Beginning Summer 2016, this program is no longer accepting new students. Please refer to CCC’s other Healthcare offerings. 

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The Community Health Care Worker program is designed to focus on competencies universally required for primary and preventive health care. The curriculum also serves students who may wish to enter into a nursing program or other allied health professions. Research shows that many health educator programs at the university level (bachelor, masters) require as a core curriculum the same knowledge and competence areas incorporated into this program.

This program requires students to submit a separate application or take other action before enrolling.  Please contact the college for additional information.

Details: Associate in Applied Science (AAS)

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General Education Requirements

17  CH

Students should refer to the General Education Requirements for AAS degrees and speak to an advisor. The A.A.S. model includes the State of Illinois Human Diversity requirement.  

Students must choose one of the following Humanities courses: 201, 202, 205, 207, 210, 212

Students must select any general education course (3 ch).


Program Core Requirements

45  CH

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