Working for Better Health

The Health-Related Sciences instructional Pathway is designed for students who are interested in careers to promote the health and wellness of individuals and communities such as kinesiology, nursing, nutrition and dietetics, or public health.

Explore Our Pathways

CE
Certificate
AS
Associate in Science
AA
Associate in Arts
ADT
Associate Degree for Transfer
online
Online Options Available
AS
CE
AS
CE

Athletic Training

Major Units
29
Typical time to completion
1 year
AS
CE

Coaching

Major Units
24
Typical time to completion
1 year
AS
CE

Fitness Professions

Major Units
24-25
Typical time to completion
1 year
ADT

Kinesiology

Major Units
20
Typical time to completion
2 years
AA

Kinesiology, Health and Wellness

Major Units
see catalog
Typical time to completion
2 years
CE
AS
CE

Registered Nursing - Critical Care Nurse

Major Units
5
Typical time to completion
1 semester
CE

Nursing Assistant

Major Units
6-10
Typical time to completion
1 semester
AS

Registered Nursing

Major Units
74
Typical time to completion
2 years
AS
CE

Vocational Nursing

Major Units
51
Typical time to completion
1 year
ADT
ADT

Nutrition and Dietetics

Major Units
26-28
Typical time to completion
2 years

Explore, While Staying on Track

Students entering our program are encouraged to choose from identified required courses for your first 16 units. For additional guidance, please make an appointment with a counselor.

Health-Related Sciences Courses Units
Math 12/12H (*Math may vary based on placement results, Mat 12 is recommended)  4 (6*)
Biology 1/1H or Chemistry 2A 4
Sociology 1/1H or Kinesiology 4 or Anthropology 2 3
Library 1 or Guidance 45 or Nursing (NXN) 84 1 -1.5
Communication Studies 1/1H or 9/9H 3
Total units 15-17.5

WE ARE HERE TO SUPPORT YOU!

Riverside City College knows deciding your future can be confusing — because you have so many options. We’re here to provide you with the knowledge needed to make informed decisions.
Health-Related Sciences Engagement Center

Be Engaged

Health-Related Sciences Engagement Center
Coordinator: Kristin Fontaine
kristin.fontaine@rcc.edu
(951) 222-8311
Counseling Department

Be Guided

Counseling Department
Dr. Charles A. Kane Student Services and Administration Building
(951) 222-8440
Career and Transfer Center

Be Informed

Explore your future career and education paths
Career Center and Transfer Center
Dr. Charles A. Kane Student Services and Administration Building
First Floor
(951) 222-8446

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