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Bachelor's in Health Science Classes

Health Science Curriculum

In addition to major core requirements, all students enrolled in bachelor degree programs must complete a minimum of 46 credits in general education (40 credits in the general education college core and 6 credits in programmatic general education courses).

General Education Requirements - 40 Credits
ENG 101 English Composition 3
ENG 1XX Writing Competency (WR) 3
ENG 2XX Advanced Writing Elective (AW) 3
COM 1XX Communications Competency (COM) 3
CAP 1XX Computer Literacy Competency (CL) 3
MATH 1XX Math Competency (MATH) 3
BIO 1XX Science Competency (SCI) 4
PSY 112 Introduction to Psychology (SS) 3
  Social Science Competency (SS & MC) 3
  Cultural Competency (CU) 3
HSC 111 Medical Law and Ethics (E/P) OR 3
HSC 305 Ethics in Public Health 3
  Global Studies Competency (G/US & G/W) 6

Non-Major Core Requirements - 6 credits
IDA 120 Intellectual Discovery Strategies OR General Education Elective 3
STAT 167 Principles of Statistics 3

Health Science Major Core Requirements - 38 Credits
Freshman Year
HSC 101 Introduction to Healthcare 3
HSC 105 Medical Terminology 3
HSC 110 Introduction to Public Health 3
Sophomore Year
CHEM 1XX Chem 101 OR Chem 110 4
BUS 101 Introduction to Management 3
HSC 212 Public Health Informatics 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 for Health Science OR  
HSC 460 Health Science Internship 3
PSY 420 Research Methods 3

Health Science Electives - 36 credits
HSC 1XX Electives 6
HSC 3XX Electives 9
OPEN Open Electives 21

Health Care Administration Concentration - 18 credits
Junior Year
BUS 115 Human Resource Management 3
ACC 110 Applied Accounting 3
HSC 320 Health Administration 3
Senior Year
HSC 302 Public Health and Personnel Administration 3
HSC 312 Organization and Administration of Long-Term Care 3
BUS 210 Business Planning and Development 3

Environmental Health Concentration - 18 credits
Junior Year
ENV 252 Human Health in the Environment 3
ENV 250 Environmental Contaminants and Sanitation 3
HSC 220 Environmental Health Law and Public Policy 3
Senior Year
HSC 340 Physical Agents/Ergonomic Hazards in the Workplace 3
HSC 330 Principles of Environmental Health Science 3
HSC 410 Epidemiology 3

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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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