2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jan 18, 2022  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Health Science, B.S.

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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
  • CC 7.1:  PSYC 1111  - Introduction to Psychology
  • CC 1.2:  ENGL 2220  or ENGL 2225  or ENGL 3342  
  • CC 4.2:  PHYS 1100  - Introductory Physics with Laboratory
  • CC 7.2:  HLTH 2200  - Introduction to the US Healthcare System

Plus six electives: (18 credits)

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