Curriculum

The 122-credit bachelor of science in health sciences program allows you to transfer a maximum of 77 credits. The curriculum is made up of 11 required courses and five advanced core courses, which were developed by faculty with the specific needs of adult health science professionals in mind.

Advanced Core Courses (complete five of the following courses; total of 20 credits required):

Additional courses may be offered pending availability.
Course Title Credits
HS 391 Colonizing the Body 4
HS 394 Doctors, Diseases and Death in the Western World 4
IDD 205 Visual Thinking: Practice and Process 4
MU 280 Music and Our Life's Work 4
PO 301 Critical Thinking About Politics 4
PO 302 The Global Civic Dilemma 4
WS 395 Feminist Theory and the Body 4
Major Courses (33 credits required)

Select from the following courses based on availability:
BMS 200 Biology of Aging 3
BMS 318 Pathophysiology 3
CHE 202* Chemistry of Macro- and Micronutrients 3
HM 404 Legal Aspects of Health Care Delivery 3
HSC 210 Introduction to Evidence-Based Health Care 3
HSC 214 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries 3
HSC 215 Complementary Alternative Medicine–A Health Science Perspective 3
HSC 220 Health Care Essentials: Structure, Policy and Professionalism 3
HSC 225 Writing in the Health Professions 3
HSC 262 Nutrition in Health & Illness 3
HSC 270 Pillars of Public Health: Saving the World on a Population Level 3
HSC 320 The Environment and Human Health 3
HSC 326 Therapeutic Exercise 3
HSC 330 Leadership: Creating Adaptive Cultures 3
HSC 375 Immunology 3
HSC 378 Vaccines and Vaccine – Preventable Diseases 3
MA 275* Biostatistics 3
NUR 380 Health Promotion and Wellness 3
PHY 202* Physics of Life and Technology 3
PL 222 Bioethics 3
Quinnipiac Open Electives (9 credits required)
Open Elective 3

Courses marked with an asterisk are only offered during the summer semester. These courses are required, unless similar courses are transferred from another institution.

Courses and curriculum requirements are subject to change.