Catalogue 2021 - 2022

Health Studies Suggested Sequence of Courses

Notes: The suggested sequence of courses in years two, three, and four is an example only. Some offerings for these years will alternate and the exact sequence will require consultation with the faculty and deans.

Degree Requirements

Freshman Year - Fall Semester

BIO 107General Biology I

3 cr.

BIO 117General Biology Laboratory I

1 cr.

CHEM 105General Chemistry I

4 cr.

ENGL 132English Composition I

3 cr.

LA 100First Year Seminar

2 cr.

GEN XXXGeneral Elective

3 cr.

Total Credit Hours:16

Freshman Year - Spring Semester

BIO 108General Biology II

3 cr.

BIO 118General Biology Laboratory II

1 cr.

CHEM 106General Chemistry II

4 cr.

ENGL 133English Composition II

3 cr.

COMM 102Introduction to Public Speaking

3 cr.

Total Credit Hours:14

Sophomore Year - Fall Semester

MATH 1XXMathematical Analysis

3 cr.

PSY 101Introduction to Psychology

3 cr.

BIO 215Anatomy and Physiology I

4 cr.

WIC 2XXWriting Intensive Course

3 cr.

GEN XXXGeneral Elective

3 cr.

Total Credit Hours:16

Sophomore Year - Spring Semester

MATH 120Intro Statistics for the Arts & Sciences

3 cr.

or

MATH 121Introductory Probability and Statistics

3 cr.

PSY 201Developmental Psychology

3 cr.

BIO 216Anatomy and Physiology II

4 cr.

GEN XXXGeneral Elective

3 cr.

GEN XXXGeneral Elective

3 cr.

Total Credit Hours:16

Junior Year - Fall Semester

PH 208Ethics

3 cr.

or

PH 231Biomedical Ethics

3 cr.

ART XXXAesthetic Perspective

3 cr.

HS 2XXHS Elective

3 cr.

GEN 3XXGeneral Elective

3 cr.

GEN XXXGeneral Elective

3 cr.

Total Credit Hours:15

Junior Year - Spring Semester

HS 3XXHS Elective

3 cr.

WIC 3XXWriting Intensive Course

3 cr.

PSY 3XXPsychology Elective

3 cr.

GEN 3XXGeneral Elective

3 cr.

GEN XXXGeneral Elective

3 cr.

Total Credit Hours:15

Senior Year - Fall Semester

HIST XXXHistorical Perspective

3 cr.

HS 3XXHS Elective

3 cr.

CS XXXComputer Competence Requirement

3 cr.

PSY 3XXPsychology Elective

3 cr.

GEN 3XXGeneral Elective

3 cr.

GEN XXXGeneral Elective

1 cr.

Total Credit Hours:16

Senior Year - Spring Semester

HS 3XXHS Elective

3 cr.

CUL XXXGlobal Cultures Perspective

3 cr.

GEN 3XXGeneral Elective

3 cr.

GEN 3XXGeneral Elective

3 cr.

Total Credit Hours:12

Additional suggested courses

Students that are preparing for admission to specific professional health-related graduate degree programs or are interested in deeper knowledge in a particular area might consider using some of their electives to take the courses recommended below. These courses are not required to complete the B.S. in Health Studies degree. Some of these courses also count towards a minor program of study that a student might be interested in pursuing.

Health Communication

Recommended courses

COMM 100Principles of Communication

3 cr.

COMM 283Health Communication

3 cr.

COMM 320Small Group Communication

3 cr.

COMM 321Interpersonal Communication

3 cr.

COMM 328Health Communication Campaigns

3 cr.

Note: COMM 100, COMM 102, COMM 320, and COMM 321 count towards the Minor in Communication.

Physical Therapy

Recommended courses

MATH 123Calculus I for Management, Life, and Social Sciences

3 cr.

PHYS 123Physics of the Life Sciences I

4 cr.

PHYS 124Physics of the Life Sciences II

4 cr.

Students are strongly encouraged to explore the particular requirements of the Doctor of Physical Therapy program they plan to apply to.

Nursing

Recommended courses

BIO 203Microbiology

4 cr.

HS 210Nutrition

3 cr.

Students that are interested in applying to an Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program after completing the B.S. in Health Studies should consider taking BIO 203 (Microbiology) and HS 210 (Nutrition) as part of their HS electives. In addition, students are strongly encouraged to explore the particular requirements of the program they plan to apply to.

Total Credit Hours: 120