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Health Sciences

Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences (564)

The Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences is designed for students who are interested in pursuing a health and human sciences related career

The program is an interdisciplinary program with three primary purposes:

1) Allowing students with a general interest in Health Sciences to pursue a B.S. degree while obtaining a concentration in a specific area of Health and Human Services.

2) Permitting students to prepare for post-graduate or professional Health Sciences programs. 

3) Providing an option for students with a health-related associate's degree who wish to continue their education field (approved by the Health Sciences Advisor).

  • 38-41 core Health Science credit hours are required, including a required concentration ranging from 24-27 credit hours.
  • Students pursuing the major are required to select one of the following degree tracks:
    • Preparatory Health Sciences Concentration 
    • Health and Social Welfare Concentration 
    • Associate’s Degree in a health field (approved by the Health Sciences Advisor)
Required core courses:
HMD 211
PSY/S 100 or PSY/S 220
BIOL 113 or BIOL 120/121 or BIOL 131
CHEM 105/106 or CHEM 109 or PHYS ***
AH 290
PE 310 or PE 311 or PE 313
MATH 183 or PH 383 or SOCL 300 or BIOL 382 or STAT 301 or PSY/S 313
PH 384
PH 381
PH 447 or PHIL 322 or PHIL 323 or MGT 305 or SWRK 433
HCA 340
HCA 446/447 or CIS 243 or CIS 321
HCA 441 or HIM 225 or MGT 200 or MGT 301


  • Any substitutions for these classes must be approved through the Health Sciences Program Coordinator.
  • Students must maintain a "C" or better in each course in the major.
  • In accordance with university policy, an overall grade point average of 2.0 or better must be attained upon completion of required curriculum.
For more information contact
Dr. Gary English
Associate Professor
Academic Complex 125
(270) 745-2678

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 Last Modified 10/23/18