Bachelor's in Health Science Classes

Health Science curriculum

In addition to major core requirements, all students enrolled in bachelor's degree programs must complete a minimum of 40 credits in general education courses.

General education core requirements - 40 credits

ENG 101 English Composition 3
ENG 1XX English Elective 3
ENG 2XX English Elective 3
CAP 1XX Computer Literacy (CAP) 3
MATH 1XX Mathematics (MATH) 3
STAT 167 Principles of Statistics 3
BIO 1XX Science Elective 4
PSY 112 Introduction to Psychology 3
SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology 3
  Humanities (HIS, PHIL, SPAN, HUM) 3
  General Education Electives 9

Health Science major core requirements - 41 credits

Freshman year

HSC 101 Introduction to Healthcare 3
HSC 105 Medical Terminology 3
PBH 110 Introduction to Public Health 3

Sophomore year

CHEM 1XX Chem 101 OR Chem 110 4
BUS 101 Introduction to Management 3
PBH 212 Public Health Informatics 3
PBH 305 Ethics in Public Health 3

Junior year

HSC 310 U.S. Healthcare Delivery Systems 3
ECN 110 Principles of Economics 3
SCI 1XX Science Elective OR
CHEM 111 General Chemistry II 4

Senior year

HSC 350 Continuous Quality Improvement 3
HSC 450 Senior Capstone OR  
HSC 460 Senior Internship 3
PSY 420 / PSS 390 Research Methods 3

Health Science electives - 39 credits

HSC 1XX Electives 6
HSC 3XX Electives 6
OPEN Open Electives 27

Health Care Administration concentration - 21 credits

Junior year

BUS 115 Human Resource Management 3
ACC 110 Applied Accounting 3
PBH 322 Health Administration 3

Senior year

PBH 302 Public Health Personnel and Administration 3
HSC 312 Organization and Administration of Long-Term Care 3
BUS 210 Business Planning and Development 3
OPEN Elective 3

Environmental Health concentration - 21 credits

Junior year

ENV 250 Environmental Contaminants and Sanitation 3
HSC 220 Environmental Health Law and Public Policy 3
PBH 252 Human Health in the Environment 3

Senior year

ENV 330 Principles of Environmental Health 3
HSC 340 Physical Agents/Ergonomic Hazards in the Workplace 3
HSC 410 Epidemiology 3
OPEN Elective 3

Total credits: 

120-122


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Course sections noted with an 'H' are delivered in a hybrid format (a combination of on-campus and online learning).
Course sections noted with an 'O' are delivered in an online format.

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