Mission & Goals


Mission & Goals

The ultimate objective of the general studies major in health sciences is to work toward admission to a specific program in ACC’s Health Sciences Area of Study. Participation in the program does not guarantee admission to health sciences but helps make you a more competitive candidate. The dedicated advisors and expert faculty of the General Studies in Pre-Health Sciences Program will help you choose and succeed in the courses that give you an optimal chance of continuing your studies in the following programs:

General Studies in Pre-Health Sciences Updates

  • Adopt a pet cared for by ACC vet tech students

    Austin Community College is working with area animal shelters to find forever homes for pets who were trained and cared for by students in the Veterinary Technology Program. Click here to read the story at the ACC Newsroom.

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  • ACC awarded $30,000 grant to help students pay for unexpected expenses

    Austin Community College was awarded a $30,000 Project Success: Emergency Fund Grant to help students who are facing unforeseen financial needs continue on their educational pathways. Click here to read the story at the ACC Newsroom.

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  • Attention! All students that have not been accepted into an ACC Health Sciences program…

    All students who have not been accepted into an ACC Health Sciences program should declare General Studies in Pre-Health Sciences (Associate of Science) for their major. Once accepted into a program, the student's major will be updated.

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