Curriculum

The 122-credit bachelor of science in health sciences program allows you to transfer a maximum of 77 credits from a regionally-accredited institution. 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 Evidence-Based Practice 3
HSC 214 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries 3
HSC 215 Complementary Alternative Medicine 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 3
HSC 320 The Environment and Human Health 3
HSC 330 Leadership: Creating Adaptive Cultures 3
HSC 375 Immunology 3
HSC 378 Vaccines and Vaccine Preventable Disease 3
MA 275* Biostatistics 3
NUR 380 Health Promotion and Wellness 3
PL 222 Bioethics 3
Open Electives (9 credits required) 3

Courses marked with an asterisk are required, unless similar courses are transferred from another institution.

Courses and curriculum requirements are subject to change.