Tunxis is operating under special conditions:

As a precaution due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus), college buildings are currently closed and all classes will be held online-only starting Monday, March 23.

All students should check their student email and Blackboard Learn for directions from their individual instructors.  FULL INFORMATION HERE.

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.

Program Objectives

  • 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.