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Health Science (B.S.)

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES 

  1. Students will apply appropriate terminology related to anatomy and physiology. 
  2. Students will relate principles of nutrition to human health and disease. 
  3. Students will sequence the developmental trajectory along cognitive, physical, and socioemotional domains for typical and atypical development. 
  4. Students will apply their scientific understanding of the relationships between mental processes, bodily processes, behavior, and health. 
  5. Students will obtain the ability to be an effective first responder to accidents and injuries. 

Courses

Health Science General Requirements

General Education Requirements - 46 hours
English 1301, 1302, and three hours sophomore literature - 9 hours
Fine Arts (three hours from music, theatre, fine arts, art, or equivalent) - 3 hours
Religion 1320 and 1330 - 6 hours
History - 3 hours
Political Science 2305 - 3 hours
Social Science - PSYC 2301 and SOCI 1301 - 3 hours
Physical Activity - KINE 1238 - 2 hours
Science (must be lab science) - 8 hours
Mathematics 1314 and 1342 - 6 hours
Speech 1311, 1315, or 1318 - 3 hours

Health Science Major Requirements

Completion of sixty-three (63) semester hours:
Core Requirements:
BIOL 1322 Nutrition
BIOLOGY BIOL 1421 Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology I
BIOL 1422 Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology II
BIOL 2201 Medical Terminology
BIOL 2421 Fundamentals of Microbiology
BIOL 4351 Internship
CHEM 1305 Chemical Concepts
CHEM 1105 Chemical Concepts Laboratory
KINE 1301 Introduction to Kinesiology
KINE 1306 First Aid and Safety
KINE 3310 Concepts of Personal Health and Wellness
KINE 4310 Human Diseases
Support Studies - 24 hours from the following:
KINE 3311 Exercise Physiology
KINE 3312 Kinesiology and Applied Anatomy
MGMT 2350 Principles of Management
PSYC 3302 Introduction to Marriage and Family Counseling
PSYC 3311 Health Psychology
SOCI/PSYC 3340 Death and Dying
PSYC 4304 Abnormal Psychology
PSYC 4369 Workplace Psychology
RLGN 3355 Christian Faith and Contemporary Bioethics
CJUS/PSYC/SOCI 3313 Drugs and Drug Policy
SPCH 3307 Interpersonal Communication
SPCH 4305 Organizational Communication

Semester by Semester Plans

Catalog Year 2019-2020
Catalog Year 2018-2019
Catalog Year 2016-2017
Catalog Year 2015-2016

Course Rotations

Four Year Course Rotations