Health Sciences, Bachelor of Science

Offered by Health Science Programs

General Studies
Foundational Requirements (LOPERS 1-4)12
LOPER 4: Mathematics, Statistics, and Quantitative Reasoning
College Algebra 1
Broad Knowledge Requirements (LOPERS 5-8)13
LOPER 7: Social Science
General Psychology
Loper 8: Natural Science
Take one of the following:
General Biology
Biology II
Dispositional Requirements (LOPERS 9 – 10) 26
Wellness (LOPER 11) Optional0
Program-Specified Requirements7
Introduction to Nutrition
Take one of the following options:
Take one course:
Introductory Chemistry
Or take two courses:
Introductory Chemistry for the Health Sciences
and Introductory Chemistry for the Health Sciences Lab
Or take two courses:
General Chemistry
and General Chemistry Laboratory
BS-Related Requirement:8
Anatomy and Physiology
Anatomy and Physiology
Major Option34
Complete all required courses
Minor or 2nd Major24
Complete all required courses
Unrestricted electives16
Needed to reach 120 credit hour minimum
Total Credit Hours120

Major Option

Health Sciences Major Core Requirements
Take all of the following:
BIOL 325Medical Terminology1
MGT 450Population Health Management: Systems and Policies3
PSY 440Health Psychology3
HSCI 140Introduction to Public Health3
Take one of the following:3
Elementary Statistics
Behavioral Statistics
Business Statistics
Take 9 hours from the following:21
Introduction to Epidemiology
Human Microbiology
Infectious Diseases
Human Genetics
Seminar in Pre-Nursing
Orient to Med Prof
Opportunities in the Health Sciences
Introduction to Hematology
Seminar in Health Sciences
Global Health
Internship in Health Sciences
Introduction to Health Promotion
Introduction to Anatomical Biomechanics
Special Topics Gross Anatomy
Gross Anatomy of Movement
General Physics for Allied Health
Take 12 hours from the following:
Survey of Communication Disorders
Adult Communication Disorders
Counseling Skills
Health Care Economics
Marriage and Family Relationships
History of Global Public Health
Health Care Management I - Managing People Effectively
Health Care Management II - Managing Processes Effectively
Services Marketing
The Politics and Policy of Health Care
Human Development
Abnormal Behavior and Society
Ethics in Psychology
Adult Development and Aging
Introduction to Sociology
Social Psychology
Sociology of Health and Illness
Human Service Ethics and Experience
Spanish for Special Purposes
Introduction to Health Communication
Total Credit Hours34

Students should work closely with their academic advisor to ensure that the 40-hour upper division requirement is met. Students should also be aware that there can be no more than 8 hours of overlap between a major and a minor


Students with sufficient preparation may enter the mathematics program at a higher level. Students are required to take a LOPERs 4: Mathematics, Statistical, and Quantitative Reasoning course regardless of entry level.