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Health Science Studies BS

—General Emphasis
—Health Informatics and Information Management Emphasis
—Science Emphasis

Health Studies BS
Course Number and TitleCredits
UF 100 Foundations of Intellectual Life3
UF 200 Foundations of Ethics and Diversity3
FW ENGL 101 Introduction to College Writing3
FW ENGL 102 Intro to College Writing and Research3
FM MATH 254 Introduction to Statistics3
FN BIOL 191 Biology I: Intro to Cell & Molecular Biology or
FN BIOL 227 Human Anatomy and Physiology I
4
FA Arts course3
FH Humanities course3-4
FS ENGL 202 Technical Communication or
FS COMM 112 Reasoned Discourse3
FS HLTH 110 Intro to Health Science & Public Health3
BIOL 192 Biology II: Introduction to the Diversity of Life or
BIOL 228 Human Anatomy and Physiology II
4
HLTH 101 Medical Terminology3
HLTH 105 Health Advocacy and Me3
HLTH 210 Health Services Administration3
HLTH 300 Pathophysiology4
HLTH 315 Public Health Policy and Law3
FC HLTH 382 Research Methods in Health3
FF HLTH 400 Interprofessional Capstone1
HLTH 480 Epidemiology3
HLTH 488 Student Outcomes Assessment0
Complete the coursework under one of the following emphasis areas to graduate with a BS in Health Studies.

General Emphasis

General Emphasis
Course Number and TitleCredits
FN CHEM 101, 101L Essentials of Chemistry I & Lab or
FN CHEM 111, 111L General Chemistry I with Lab
4
BUSBTC 301 Business Foundations I3
BUSBTC 302 Business Foundations II3
EOHS 230 Introduction to Environmental Health3
HEP 240 Foundations of Health Education & Promotion3
HIIM 215 Introduction to Health Informatics3
HLTH 207 Nutrition3
HLTH 310 Evidence-Based Public Health3
HLTH 418 Advanced Public Health Analysis3
Two (2) of the following:
HLTH 360 Healthcare Finance
HLTH 365 Quality Improvement & Performance Management
HLTH 410 Health and Aging
HLTH 413 Death and Dying: A Modern Conundrum
HLTH 419 Public Health Communications
HLTH 420 Strategic Planning and Project Management
HLTH 470 Collaborating for Change
6
PSYC 101 Survey of Psychological Science3
Upper-division electives to total 40 credits6-8
Electives to total 120 credits16-17
Total120

Health Informatics and Information Management Emphasis

General Emphasis
Course Number and TitleCredits
FN CHEM 101, 101L Essentials of Chemistry I & Lab or
FN CHEM 111, 111L General Chemistry I with Lab
4
BUSBTC 301 Business Foundations I3
BUSBTC 302 Business Foundations II3
EOHS 230 Introduction to Environmental Health3
HEP 240 Foundations of Health Education & Promotion3
HIIM 215 Introduction to Health Informatics3
HLTH 207 Nutrition3
HLTH 310 Evidence-Based Public Health3
HLTH 418 Advanced Public Health Analysis3
Two (2) of the following:
HLTH 360 Healthcare Finance
HLTH 365 Quality Improvement & Performance Management
HLTH 410 Health and Aging
HLTH 413 Death and Dying: A Modern Conundrum
HLTH 419 Public Health Communications
HLTH 420 Strategic Planning and Project Management
HLTH 470 Collaborating for Change
6
PSYC 101 Survey of Psychological Science3
Upper-division electives to total 40 credits6-8
Electives to total 120 credits16-17
Total120

Science Emphasis

Science Emphasis
Course Number and TitleCredits
FN CHEM 111, 111L General Chemistry I with Lab4
CHEM 112, 112L General Chemistry II & lab4
CHEM 307, 308-309, 310 Organic Chemistry I & II with Labs10
EOHS 230 Introduction to Environmental Health or 
HEP 240 Foundations of Health Education & Promotion3
HLTH 207 Nutrition3
Three (3) of the following:
HLTH 310 Evidence-based Public Health
HLTH 365 Quality Improvement & Performance Management
HLTH 410 Health and Aging
HLTH 413 Death and Dying: A Modern Conundrum
HLTH 419 Public Health Communications
HLTH 420 Strategic Planning and Project Management
HLTH 470 Collaborating for Change
9
MATH 143 Precalculus I: Algebraic Functions3
MATH 144 Precalculus II: Trigonometric Functions2
PHYS 111-112 General Physics I & II8
PSYC 101 General Psychology3
Choose three (3) courses from one of the following tracks:
Natural Science Track
BIOL 205 Introductory Microbiology (4) or
BIOL 303 General Microbiology (5)
BIOL 310 Genetics
BIOL 320 Cell Biology
CHEM 350 Fundamentals of Biochemistry
Psychology Track
PSYC 301 Abnormal Psychology
PSYC 309 Child Development
PSYC 310 Adolescent and Adult Development
PSYC 331 The Psychology of Health
9-11
Electives to total 120 credits1-4
Total120

Health science students must earn at least a grade of C- in all required courses in the major.
Students who intend to apply to colleges of medicine or dentistry should take CHEM 307, 308, 309, 310 and PHYS 111-112.