This program is designed to assist the student to achieve success in health care programs. Students will be provided with the foundation necessary for health care professions. Credits from this program may be applied toward health care programs requirements within Connecticut’s Community College system. However, completion of this program does not guarantee an automatic acceptance into any health care program. Students are responsible for verifying specific requirements for their program of interest. Students interested in this program should contact Judy Wallace, Associate Professor of Biology /Anatomy and Physiology at ext. 5780.

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Graduation Checklist

Health Career Pathways Certificate – Graduation Checklist

A Graduation Checklist is a printable list of course requirements you will use when you meet with your academic advisor each semester.  The checklist helps you keep track of your progress from when you first enter MxCC to when you are ready to graduate.


Learning Objectives:

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, the student should be able to:

  • Demonstrate competence in written and oral communication.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking, logical reasoning and problem solving skills.
  • Effectively utilize and interpret medical terminology.
  • Identify a variety of career opportunities and roles available in health care professions.
  • Meet most requirements for entrance into health care programs.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the impact of psychological principles and how they relate to the health care field.
  • Use and apply scientific methods.

Health Career Pathway by Requirements



HLT*103 Investigations in Health Careers  3
ENG*101 English Composition   3
MAT*137 (136 or 138)1 Intermediate Algebra 3
BIO*105 or BIO*115 or BIO*121, Intro to Bio., Human Bio., Gen Bio I   4
CHE*111 Concepts in Chemistry   4
PSY*111 General Psychology I  3

BIO*211 Anatomy & Physiology I


BIO*212 Anatomy & Physiology II  4

Total Credits:


1. MAT*136 Intermediate Algebra at Norwalk Community College MAT *138 Intermediate Algebra, a modeling Approach at Manchester Community College

2. Participating colleges have prerequisites for above courses. Please consult the catalog at the Community College you are attending for prerequisites and eligibility to the courses.