The B.S. in Health Sciences combines basic scientific knowledge, healthcare industry specific knowledge, and practical skills for students to be competitive in the 21st century healthcare workforce. The program addresses both the administrative and technical aspects of healthcare and health sciences as well as the professional, social, ethical, and political elements. Courses provide broad technical skills as well as the organizational competencies needed for entry level positions in a wide range of healthcare organizations and companies. In particular, this program aims to provide a broad, interdisciplinary training for students interested in non-licensed and allied health fields including but not limited to population health, clinical research administration, and healthcare administration.
Students earning a B.S. degree in health sciences must complete a minimum of 126 credits. Courses include the University Core Curriculum and the course requirements indicated below.
University Core Curriculum
Students must complete the University Core Curriculum with the following restrictions:
CC 4.1: CHEM 1105 - Introduction to General and Organic Chemistry with Laboratory