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
Chemistry 121 General Chemistry I 4
Humanities 3
Health Science 103 Historic Perspectives in Health Care 3
Total Credits 14

Spring Semester

Courses Credits
Core 115 The Human Experience II 4
Chemistry 122 General Chemistry 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
Open Elective 3
Health Science 180 Field Experience I 3
Total Credits 9

Fall Semester

Courses Credits
Biology 151 Human Anatomy and Physiology I 4
Biology 260 Human Nutrition 3
Chemistry 221 Organic Chemistry 4
Theology 200 The Christian Tradition 3
Health Science 253                              Comm. Process in Health Care 4
Total Credits 18

Spring Semester

Courses Credits
Biology 152 Human Anatomy and Physiology II 4
Chemistry 222 Organic 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
Biology 210 Microbiology 4
Upper Level Theology 3
Health Science 302 Health Care Ethics and Legal Issues 3
Health Science 380 Field Experience III 3
Health Science 415 Evidence Based Practice & Research Methods 3
Interprofessional Education 318 Global Health Care Systems 3
Total Credits 19

Spring Semester

Courses Credits
Biology 270 Genetics 4
Open Elective 2
Open Elective 3
Health Science 450 Consumer Education for Health Promotion 3
Health Science 470 Health Care Leadership Strategies 3
Health Science 480 Field Experience IV 4
Total Credits 19

Summer Semester

Courses Credits
Health Science 481 Field Experience V 4
Total Credits 4

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