The B.S. in Health Sciences is a curriculum that combines basic science, behavioral science, and health science courses designed to equip all students with a multidisciplinary understanding of the human body, various medical professions and patient centered healthcare.
The degree is designed to fulfill common prerequisites for admission into healthcare graduate programs as well as prepare students for productive careers as healthcare professionals.
Program Learning Outcomes and Educational Effectiveness Evaluation Plans for B.S. in Health Sciences.
Students must take the list of required courses identified below. In addition, the student will select a 23-24 credit area of study in order to complete the degree. The areas of study include: pre-physical therapy, pre-occupational therapy, pre-physician assistant or pre-nursing, and pre-health communication.
Students pursuing the B.S. in Health Sciences 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 HSCI 498 or research requirement HSCI 491 (for a total of 3 credits).