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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Health Sciences, Health Studies Concentration, B.S.

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The health studies concentration is designed for students interested in understanding the causes of disease, strategies for promoting wellness, and the scientific basis and methodologies for analysis of health concerns. The health studies concentration combines a broad foundation of health-related course work with a choice of preparatory courses suitable for entry into graduate programs in medicine, dentistry, optometry, occupational therapy, physical therapy, pharmacy, physician assistant and veterinary medicine.

Students must complete the core course requirements for a major in health sciences and the requirements for the concentration in health studies. Students are encouraged to identify individual professional program requirements to select courses within the concentration requirements that will be most suitable for the graduate program of their choice.

Health Science Core

The B.S. degree with a major in health sciences consists of health science course requirements in addition to General Education  requirements and B.S. requirements. For specialization in a professional area, concentrations are available in health assessment and promotion, health studies, and public health education.

All students pursing the B.S. in Health Science must complete the following core courses:

Health Studies Concentration

  • Health Sciences Core (see previous core requirements) 32-37 Credit Hours

Recommended Schedule for Health Studies Concentration

First Year

Total: 30-32 Credit Hours

Total: 30 Credit Hours

Total: 27 Credit Hours

Fourth Year

Total: 30 Credit Hours

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