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South health courses satisfy the non-lab science Natural World requirement for both the A.A. and A.S. degrees. Students may also take health classes to fulfill general educational requirements, for personal enrichment, or to prepare for future study in this field.

Running Start students take health classes at South to earn credit for a high school diploma as well as college credit.

Careers in Health!

Career options include:

  • • Nursing
  • • Long-term care facilities
  • • Community Organizations
  • • Biotechnology Research


While all health courses include an overview of basic human health issues, Health and Wellness 125 emphasizes both the personal and public health approach to a broad range of topics including nutrition and chronic disease. Human Wellness and Fitness 160 focuses on physical activity and exercise, and Human Health and Sexuality 150 explores health issues related to gender and sexual behavior.

Degree Information

Students planning to major in Health will most likely complete the Associate of Science - Track 1 degree.

Associate of Science - Track 1 Degree

Health Faculty

Learn more about our faculty and how to contact them on the faculty page.