A.S. Health Sciences: FAQs We hope to answer all your questions, but if we miss something, contact us! Q. How soon should I apply for this degree? A. We recommend applying immediately upon acceptance into our General Studies courses, as there are specific courses you will need to undertake as soon as possible. Q. Should I try to take only one science class at a time? A. No; professional programs and graduate schools want evidence that you are capable of success while taking multiple science courses simultaneously.