Dec 04, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Health Sciences Major; B.S. degree option

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.

The health sciences major 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 major 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, public health, physician assistant studies, athletic training and veterinary medicine. 

All students pursuing the health sciences major must complete the following core courses:

Total: 65-70 Credit Hours


1 Will not count for the 16 credits in this category unless also taking BIO 270 /BIO 270L  and BIO 290 /BIO 290L .

Pre-Athletic Training  minors only.

3 Pre-Occupational Therapy , Pre-Physical Therapy  or Pre-Physician Assistant  minors only.

Recommended Schedule

First Year

Total: 30-34 Credit Hours

Choose one of the following sets: 4 Credit Hours

Total: 30 Credit Hours

Third Year

Choose one of the following sets: 4 Credit Hours

Total: 26-30 Credit Hours

Fourth Year

Total: 30 Credit Hours

Total: 120 Credit Hours