Jun 15, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Applied Human Physiology, B.S.


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The B.S. in Applied Human Physiology (AHP) is a curriculum that will fulfill the admissions requirements for medical, dental, and pharmacy schools, as well as various graduate programs. In addition, students can choose one of two areas of study. The Applied Clinical Human Physiology area of study offers courses in molecular biology and the pathogenesis of various diseases, whereas the Applied Exercise Science area of study offers courses to help in the prevention of sports injuries as well as various diseases through the use of diet, exercise, and an understanding of human behavior.

Program Learning Outcomes and Educational Effectiveness Evaluation Plans for B.S. in Applied Human Physiology.

major requirements

Students must take the list of required courses identified below. In addition, the student will select a 24 credit area of study in order to complete the degree. The areas of study include: Applied Clinical Physiology (that will fulfill the admissions requirements for Medical, Pharmacy, and Dentistry schools as well as Food Science) or Applied Exercise Science (that will fulfill the admissions requirements for various graduate programs such as: Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Biomechanics, and others).

Students pursuing the B.S. in Applied Human Physiology are required to:

  • Earn an overall GPA of 2.000 for all required major courses.
  • Complete all courses in the major for a letter grade, except for HSCI 101 .
  • Complete a minimum of 21 credits from upper division courses in the major.
  • Complete the capstone requirement AHP 491  or AHP 498  (for a total of 3 credits).

degree core (44 credits)


area of study requirements (24 credits)


Select either the Applied Clinical Physiology area of study (for those seeking admission to Medical, Pharmacy, and Dental schools as well as graduate programs in Food Science) OR Applied Exercise Science area of study (for those seeking admission to various graduate programs such as: Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Biomechanics, and others).

total credits 68


*Students who qualify (via GPA) and are attempting to meet the research requirements for college honors may choose AHP 491  Student-Faculty Research/Creative Activity.  The research requirements for college honors are indicated on the Crean home page of the catalog.

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