Health Sciences Major Degree Requirement

Health Sciences Major Degree Requirement

Program Core Courses (26 credits) – Required for all concentrations
SubjectCourseTitleCredits
HSC/HPE215Introduction to the Health Sciences/Lab 4
HSC/HPE225Medical Terminology 3
PSY212Lifespan Developmental3
MAT216Statistical Data Analysis 3
or
HSC/HPE430Statistics in Health and Exercise Science 3
BIO304/314Genetics and Society Lec/Lab 4
BIS362Healthcare Informatics 3
HSC/ANT302Research Methods for Health Sciences* 3
HSC/HPE438Current Topics in Health Sciences Seminar** 3
*Stage 2 Writing Requirement

**Tier III and Stage 3 Writing Requirement
Public Health Concentration (25 credits)
Students must take the following (16 credits)
BIO/PBH228Introduction to Public Health 3
BIO/PBH206Epidemiology for the Liberal Arts 3
BIO/PBH209Nutrition and Public Health Issues 3
PBH494Field Internship in Public Health 3
BIO301/302Microbes and Your Health Lecture/Lab 4
Students must select an additional 3 courses from the following (9 credits)
COM464Public Relations Crisis Management 3
EES323Drinking Water Management 3
HPE326Stress Management 3
SOC312Sociology of Mental Illness 3
SWK344Substance Abuse 3
HSC/COM255Health Communications 3
SWK365Health Promotion & Prevention 3
TOTAL for HSC with Public Health Concentration (51 credits)
Pre-Nursing Concentration (20 credits)
BIO301/302Microbes and Your Health Lec/Lab 4
or
BIO334General Microbiology w/Lab***
HSC/HPE318Anatomy and Physiology I Lec/Lab 4
HSC/HPE319Anatomy and Physiology II Lec/Lab 4
CHE210/212General Chem I w/Lab 4
CHE211/213General Chem II w/Lab 4
***Requires pre-requisites or permission from chair and instructor
TOTAL for HSC with Pre-Nursing Concentration (46 credits)
Pre-Physical Therapy Concentration
HSC/HPE318Anatomy and Physiology I Lec/Lab 4
HSC/HPE319Anatomy and Physiology II Lec/Lab 4
BIO334General Microbiology w/Lab*** 4
CHE210/212General Chem I w/lab 4
CHE211/213General Chem II w/lab 4
CHE216Organic Chem I w/lab 4
PHY204General Physics I w/lab 4
PHY205General Physics II w/lab 4
SLM375Exercise Management for Persons with Diseases and Disabilities
4
***Requires pre-requisites or permission from chair and instructor
TOTAL for HSC with pre-physical therapy concentration (61 credits)