Clinical Trials Research Associate

Plans of Study

2015 – 2016 (pdf)

Clinical Trials Research Associate Degree – Fall Admission, Spring Admission

Level I Certificate – Spring Admission or Fall Admission; Gainful Employment Information for Level I Certificate

Level II Certificate – Spring Admission or Fall Admission; Gainful Employment Information for Level II Certificate

Data Management Certificate (Evening); Gainful Employment Information for Data Management Certificate)


2014 – 2015 (pdf)

Clinical Trials Research Associate Degree – Day Program or Evening/Online Program

Level I Certificate – Day Program or Evening/Online Program

Gainful Employment Information for Level I Certificate

Level II Certificate – Day Program or Evening/Online Program

Gainful Employment Information for Level II Certificate

Data Management Certificate (Evening/Online)

Gainful Employment Information for Data Management Certificate


Clinical Trials Research Associate Degree (A45190) – FALL Admission

Course Name and Number Class Hours Lab Hours Clinical Hours Credit Hours
FALL SEMESTER, 2015
ACA 122 College Transfer Success 0 2 0 1
BIO 168 Anatomy & Physiology I 3 3 0 4
CTR 110 Introduction to Clinical Research 3 0 0 3
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry*GE 3 0 0 3
SPRING SEMESTER, 2016
BIO 169 Anatomy & Physiology II 3 3 0 4
CTR 115 Clinical Research Regulations 3 3 0 3
MAT 152 Statistical Methods IGE 3 2 0 4
SUMMER TERM, 2016
CTR 112 Clinical Research Terminology 3 3 0 3
ENG 112 Writing/Research in DisciplinesGE 3 0 0 3
FALL SEMESTER, 2016
BIO 271 Pathophysiology 3 0 0 3
  OR BIO 275 Microbiology 3 0 0 4
CTR 130 Clinical Research Management 4 3 0 4
CTR 220 Research Site Management 3 2 0 4
SPRING SEMESTER, 2017
CTR 120 Research Protocol Design 3 0 0 3
CTR 150 Research Fieldwork I 0 0 15 5
PHM 120 Pharmacology I 3 0 0 3
SUMMER TERM, 2017
CTR 210 Introduction to CLinical Data 3 0 0 3
PHI 240 Introduction to EthicsGE 3 0 0 3
PHM 125 Pharmacology II 3 0 0 3
FALL SEMESTER, 2017
CTR 250 Research Fieldwork II 0 0 24 8
CTR 281 Professional Practice 3 0 0 3
SOC 225 Social DiversityGE 3 0 0 3
Total Semester Hours Required for AAS Degree 73


Clinical Trials Research Associate Degree (A45190) – SPRING Admission

Course Name and Number Class Hours Lab Hours Clinical Hours Credit Hours
SPRING SEMESTER, 2016
ACA 122 College Transfer Success 0 2 0 1
BIO 168 Anatomy & Physiology I 3 3 0 4
CTR 110 Introduction to Clinical Research 3 0 0 3
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry*GE 3 0 0 3
SUMMER TERM, 2016
BIO 169 Anatomy & Physiology II 3 3 0 4
CTR 112 Clinical Research Terminology 3 3 0 3
FALL SEMESTER, 2016
MAT 152 Statistical Methods IGE 3 2 0 4
CTR 115 Clinical Research Regulations 3 3 0 3
ENG 112 Writing/Research in DisciplinesGE 3 0 0 3
SPRING SEMESTER, 2017
BIO 271 Pathophysiology 3 0 0 3
  OR BIO 275 Microbiology 3 0 0 4
CTR 130 Clinical Research Management 4 3 0 4
CTR 220 Research Site Management 3 2 0 4
SUMMER TERM, 2017
CTR 150 Research Fieldwork I 0 0 15 5
CTR 210 Introduction to CLinical Data 3 0 0 3
SOC 225 Social DiversityGE 3 0 0 3
FALL SEMESTER, 2017
CTR 120 Research Protocol Design 3 0 0 3
PHM 120 Pharmacology I 3 0 0 3
PHI 240 Introduction to EthicsGE 3 0 0 3
SPRING SEMESTER, 2018
CTR 250 Research Fieldwork II 0 0 24 8
PHM 125 Pharmacology II 3 0 0 3
CTR 281 Professional Practice 3 0 0 3
Total Semester Hours Required for AAS Degree 73

*ENG 070, ENG 080, ENG 090, ENG 090A , RED 070, RED 080, RED 090 or DRE 096, 097, 098; MAT 050, MAT 060, MAT 070, MAT 080, or DMA 010, DMA 020, DMA 030, DMA 040, DMA 050, DMA 060, DMA 070, DMA 080 may be required based on placement test results

Note: Student must demonstrate computer competency by achieving a satisfactory score on the computer competency test; credit by exam; completion of CIS 110; or by other institutional transferable credit (comparable / higher level computer course).

GEFulfills the general education requirements for this degree.

V.A. Students: An approval signature from the V.A. Office is required before registering. Some courses may not be certifiable.

The above plan of study is the standard curriculum for the above program. Any deviation from the prescribed curriculum must have approval in advance. All prerequisite course requirements must also be met. To graduate the student must successfully complete all the required courses, the required credit hours for electives, and have at least a 2.0 overall grade point average. This plan of study is subject to change when the college thinks such action is in the best interest of the student or the program. It is the responsibility of the student to meet requirements for graduation. If accepted students do not enroll for three successive semesters, they must contact Admissions and Enrollment Services to determine if readmission is necessary.