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Health Science Studies BS

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

Department of Community and Environmental Health

Health Science Studies BS
Course Number and TitleCredits
ENGL 101 Introduction to College Writing3
ENGL 102 Intro to College Writing and Research3
UF 100 Intellectual Foundations3
UF 200 Civic and Ethical Foundations3
DLM MATH 254 Introduction to Statistics3
DLN BIOL 191 Biology I: Introduction to Cell and Molecular Biology or
DLN BIOL 227 Human Anatomy and Physiology I
4
DLN CHEM 101,101L Essentials of Chemistry I & Lab or
DLN CHEM 111,111L General Chemistry I with Lab
4
DLV Visual and Performing Arts3
DLL Literature and Humanities3-4
DLS Social Sciences course3
DLS Social Sciences course in a second field3
BIOL 192 Biology II: Introduction to the Diversity of Life or
BIOL 228 Human Anatomy and Physiology II
4
HLTHST 101 Medical Terminology3
HLTHST 202 Health Delivery Systems3
HLTHST 215 Introduction to Health Informatics3
HLTHST 300 Pathophysiology4
HLTHST 314 Health Law and Ethics3
CID HLTHST 382 Research Methods in Health3
FF HLTHST 400 Interprofessional Capstone1
HLTHST 480 Epidemiology3
Complete the coursework under one of the following emphasis areas to graduate with a BS in Health Science Studies.

General Health Emphasis

General Health Emphasis
Course Number and TitleCredits
CHEM 102, 102L Essentials of Chemistry II & Lab or
CHEM 112, 112L General Chemistry II & Lab
4
HLTHST 207 Nutrition3
HLTHST 304 Public Health3
MATH 143 College Algebra3
Select 36 credits, of which at least 17 should be upper-division (for the 40 upper-division credit requirement), from the following list:
ACCT 205 Introduction to Financial Accounting
ACCT 206 Introduction to Managerial Accounting
ADST 109 Drugs: Use and Abuse
BIOL 205 Introductory Microbiology (4)
CHEM 307, 308-309, 310 Organic Chemistry I & II with Labs or
CHEM 301 Survey of Organic Chemistry
CHEM 350 Fundamentals of Biochemistry or CHEM 431 Biochemistry I
COMM 356 Communication in the Small Group
COMM/DISPUT/SOC 390 Conflict Management
ECON 201 Principles of Macroeconomics
ECON 202 Principles of Microeconomics
ECON 410 (POLS 410) Public Finance
ECON 440 Health Economics
ENGL 202 Technical Communication
GENBUS 202 The Legal Environment of Business
HLTHST 220 Cardiopulmonary Renal Physiology
HLTHST 306 Applied Pharmacotherapeutics
HLTHST 356 Community-Based Prevention Methods
HLTHST 360 Healthcare Finance
HLTHST 410 Health and Aging
HLTHST 420 Strategic Planning and Project Management
HLTHST 431 Quality Issues in Health Care
HLTHST 434 Health Care Bioethics
HLTHST 450 Current Issues in Health Policy
HLTHST 466 Complementary Medicine
HLTHST 493 Internship
HRM 305 Human Resource Management
MATH 160 Survey of Calculus or MATH 170 Calculus I: Concepts and Applications
MGMT 301 Leadership Skills
MKTG 301 Principles of Marketing
KINES 270, 271 Applied Anatomy and Lab
KINES 330, 331 Exercise Physiology and Lab
KINES 370, 371 Biomechanics and Lab
PHYS 111-112 General Physics I & II
POLS 403 Introduction to Public Administration
PSYC 301 Abnormal Psychology
PSYC 309 Child Development
PSYC 310 Adolescent and Adult Development
PSYC 331 The Psychology of Health
PSYC 335 Biological Bases of Behavior
PSYC 351 Personality
PSYC 438 Community Psychology
SOC 340 Sociology of the Family
SOC 472 Sociology of Aging
SOCWRK 433 Aging: Social Policy and Programs
ZOOL 401 Human Physiology
36
Upper-division electives to total 40 credits0-6
Electives to total 120 credits3-8
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.

Health Informatics and Information Management Emphasis

Health Informatics and Information Management Emphasis
Course Number and TitleCredits
ACCT 205 Introduction to Financial Accounting3
ACCT 206 Introduction to Managerial Accounting3
HLTHST 330 Health Information Management I with lab4
HLTHST 332 Managing Clinical Classification Systems3
HLTHST 333 Reimbursement Methodologies3
HLTHST 350 Health Information Management II with lab4
HLTHST 360 Healthcare Finance3
HLTHST 415 Healthcare Information Systems3
HLTHST 420 Strategic Planning and Project Management3
HLTHST 431 Quality Issues in Health Care3
HLTHST 493 Pre-Professional Internship3
HRM 305 Human Resource Management3
ITM 104 Operating Systems and Word Processing Topics and
ITM 105 Spreadsheet Topics and
ITM 106 Database Topics
3
ITM 305 Info Technology & Network Essentials3
ITM 315 Database Systems3
MGMT 301 Leadership Skills3
Electives to total 120 credits7-8
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.

Science Emphasis

Science Emphasis
Course Number and TitleCredits
CHEM 112, 112L General Chemistry II with Lab4
HLTHST 207 Nutrition3
HLTHST 304 Public Health3
MATH 143 College Algebra3
Select 36 credits, of which at least 17 should be upper-division (to meet the 40 upper-division credit requirement), from the following list:
BIOL 205 Introductory Microbiology (4) or BIOL 303 General Microbiology (5)
BIOL 310 Genetics Lecture
BIOL 320 Cell Biology
BIOL 410 Pathogenic Bacteriology
BIOL 412 General Parasitology
BIOL 420 Immunology
BIOL 451 Developmental Biology
CHEM 211, 212 Analytical Chemistry I and Lab
CHEM 307, 308-309, 310 Organic Chemistry I & II with Labs or
CHEM 301 Survey of Organic Chemistry
CHEM 321, 322, 323, 324 Physical Chemistry Lecture
CHEM 431, 432 Biochemistry I with or without Lab
HLTHST 493 Internship
HLTHST 498 Seminar
MATH 160 Survey of Calculus or MATH 170 Calculus I: Concepts and Applications
PHYS 111-112 General Physics I & II
PHYS 307 Introduction to Biophysics
ZOOL 301 Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy
ZOOL 400 Vertebrate Histology
ZOOL 401 Human Physiology
ZOOL 403 Head and Neck Anatomy
ZOOL 409 Animal Physiology and Nutrition
36
Upper-division electives to total 40 credits0-6
Electives to total 120 credits3-8
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.

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.