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
  Cultural Competency (CU) 3
  Multicultural Competency (MC) 3
HSC 111 Medical Law and Ethics (E/P) OR 3
PBH 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
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

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 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
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

Environmental Health Concentration - 18 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

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