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

Spring Semester

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

Summer Semester

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

Fall Semester

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

Spring Semester

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

Summer Semester

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

Fall Semester

Courses Credits
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
Chemistry 221 Organic Chemistry I 4
Upper Level Theology 3
Total Credits 19

Spring Semester

Courses Credits
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
Interprofessional Education 304 Introduction to Epidemiology 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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