Interdisciplinary Studies – Allied Health

Program Overview

The Associate of Applied Science Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies allows customization of the program of study based on each student’s academic and professional goals.  The program curriculum may be strategically selected to build upon the student’s goals and objectives.  Learning opportunities develop academic and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition or continued education.

Students are accepted into the Interdisciplinary Studies – Allied Health degree program every semester.  Program graduates are trained in the underlying fundamentals of health care delivery.  A student can complete this program in 5 semesters.  To graduate, students must earn a minimum of 61 semester credit hours.

Career Traits/Requirements

Individuals wanting to enroll in the Interdisciplinary Studies – Allied Health degree program must have good work ethics, be people oriented and possess great organizational skills.  Instruction and practical application of learned skills provide a broad occupational background which appeals to prospective employers.

Offered at the Following Campuses/Delivery Mode

  • North Campus (Sandersville)
  • South Campus (Dublin)
  • Jefferson County Center
  • Little Ocmulgee Instructional Center

Program Costs

Tuition & Fees: $7,093.00
Books & Supplies: See program advisor

Additional Fees

Malpractice Insurance:  $11.00
Drug Screen:  $39.00
Criminal Background Check:  $49.50
BLS for Healthcare Provider:  $7.00
Nurse Aide Certification Test:  $112.00
(Costs are estimated and are subject to change.)

Admission Requirements

  • Submit a completed application and application fee;
  • Be at least 17 years of age;
  • Submit official high school transcript or GED transcript;
  • Submit official college transcripts, if applicable;
  • OFTC may accept a student’s official entrance score on the following validated assessment instruments if the scores meet the required minimums: COMPASS/ASSET, SAT, ACT, PSAT, PACT, Accuplacer/Accuplacer Next Generation/Companion, HOPE GPA after completion of 10th grade of 2.6 or higher or GED.



Course Overview

  • AREA I - Language Arts/Communications (6 credit hours required)
  • ENGL1101Composition and Rhetoric3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • ENGL1102Literature and Composition3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • AREA II - Social/Behavioral Sciences (6 credit hours required)
  • Students must take the following course:
  • PSYC1101Introductory Psychology3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • Choose 3 credit hours:
  • HIST2111U.S. History I3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • HIST2112U.S. History II3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • POLS1101American Government3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • SOCI1101Introduction to Sociology3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • AREA III - Natural Sciences/Mathematics (6 credit hours required)
  • Choose 3 credit hours:
  • MATH1103Quantitative Skills and Reasoning3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • MATH1111College Algebra3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • Choose 3 or more credit hours:
  • CHEM1151Survey of Inorganic Chemistry3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • CHEM1151 LSurvey of Inorganic Chemistry Lab1 credit hours45 contact hours
  • PHYS1110Conceptual Physics3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • PHYS1110LConceptual Physics Lab1 credit hours45 contact hours
  • MATH1113Precalculus3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • MATH1127Introduction to Statistics3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • AREA IV - Humanities/Fine Arts
  • Choose one of the following:
  • ENGL2110World Literature3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • ENGL2130American Literature3 credit hours45 contact hours
  • Choose 40 additional credit hours:
  • ALHS1011Structure and Function of the Human Body5 credit hours75 contact hours
  • ALHS1040Introduction to Health Care3 credit hours75 contact hours
  • ALHS1060Diet and Nutrition for Allied Health Sciences2 credit hours30 contact hours
  • ALHS1090Medical Terminology for Allied Health Sciences2 credit hours30 contact hours
  • COLL1060Introduction to College and Computers3 credit hours50 contact hours
  • NAST1100Nurse Aide Fundamentals6 credit hours135 contact hours
  • XXXXxxxxOccupational Electives - 19 credit hours19 credit hours contact hours