The curriculum is comprised of general education requirements, requirements for the major in health science, and courses that will provide the strong science background necessary for academic and employment success. The BSHS program follows a prescribed academic sequence over a three-year period resulting in graduation.

Degree Requirements

Fall Semester

Courses Credits
Core 110 The Human Experience I 4
Biology 151 Human Anatomy & Physiology I 4
Interprofessional Education
103
Exploring Health Professions 3
Humanities 3
Total Credits 14

Spring Semester

Courses Credits
Core 115 The Human Experience II 4
Biology 152 Human Anatomy & Physiology II 4
Psychology 110 General Psychology 3
Kinesiology 100/101 Healthy Lifestyles/Wellness and Stress 1
Interprofessional Education 213 Social Determinants of Health 3
Total Credits 15

Summer Semester

Courses Credits
Open Elective 3
Kinesiology 250 Medical Terminology 3
Health Science 180 Field Experience I 3
Total Credits 9

Fall Semester

Courses Credits
Biology 210 Microbiology 4
Biology 260 Human Nutrition 3
Chemistry 121 General Chemistry 4
Theology 200 The Christian Tradition 3
Health Science 253                              Communication Processes in Health Care 4
Total Credits 18

Spring Semester

Courses Credits
Biology 270 Genetics 4
Chemistry 122 General Chemistry II 4
Psychology 201 Statistics 3
Psychology 215 Lifespan Development 3
English 205                                           Writing in Health Sciences 3
Total Credits 17

Summer Semester

Courses Credits
Open Elective 3
Open Elective 3
Health Science 280 Field Experience II 3
Total Credits 9

Fall Semester

Courses Credits
Upper Level Theology 3
Chemistry 221 Organic Chemistry I 4
Health Science 203 Human Health & Disease 3
Health Science 302 Health Care Ethics and Legal Issues 3
Interprofessional Education
315
Introduction to Evidence Based Practice in Health Professions 3
Interprofessional Education 318 Global Health Care Systems 3
Total Credits 19

Spring Semester

Courses Credits
Interprofessional Education
304
Introduction to Epidemiology 3
Health Science 210 Prevention to Population Health 3
Health Science 440 Exercise and Chronic Health Conditions 3
Health Science 450 Consumer Education for Health Promotion 3
Health Science 470 Health Care Leadership Strategies 3
Open Elective 3
Total Credits 18

Summer Semester

Courses Credits
Health Science 381 Field Experience III 5
Total Credits 5

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