Requirements – Health Sciences

Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences: 64-73 Hours
Core Requirements
BIO 2105General Biology Laboratory I
BIO 2305General Biology I
BIO 2106General Biology Laboratory II
BIO 2306General Biology II
BIO 2403 Human Anatomy & Physiology I
PEH 4335Health Ethics
PSY 1301 Introduction to Psychology
Must take one of the following sets of courses:
CHEM 1251 and 1351General Chemistry and Laboratory I
CHEM 1252 and 1352General Chemistry and Laboratory II
OR
CHEM 1400Concepts in Chemistry
CHEM 2300Chemistry of Life Processes (nursing students only)
Must take a minimum of three hours of Health Science Externship (HS 1100, 2100, 3100)

Emphasis Requirements

Must complete one of the following emphases: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Exercise Science, or Psychology.

Biology Emphasis (for those interested in Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Physician’s Assistant programs)
BIO 2404Human Anatomy & Physiology II
BIO 3405Genetics
BIO 4412 Immunology
CHEM 3201Organic Chemistry Laboratory I
CHEM 3301Organic Chemistry I
CHEM 3202Organic Chemistry Laboratory II
CHEM 3302 Organic Chemistry II
MATH 1400Probability & Statistics
MATH 1401College Algebra & Trigonometry
Must take one of the following:
BIO 2407Medical Microbiology
BIO 3413Microbiology
Must take at least six hours from the following (some are Recommended or required for various programs):
BIO 3423Cellular & Molecular Biology
CHEM 4401Biochemistry
KHP 4404Advanced Exercise Physiology
PEH 3370Nutrition for Health and Human Performance
PHYS 1401 & 1402Introductory General Physics I & II
PSY 3303 Social Psychology (nursing only)
PSY 3305Physiological Psychology
Chemistry Emphasis (for those interested in Pharmacy programs)
BIO 3413 Microbiology I
CHEM 3201 Organic Chemistry Laboratory I
CHEM 3301 Organic Chemistry I
CHEM 3202Organic Chemistry Laboratory II
CHEM 3302 Organic Chemistry II
CHEM 3401Analytical Chemistry
CHEM 4401Biochemistry
MATH 1402 Calculus I
Must take one of the following Physics sequences:
PHYS 1401 & 1402Introductory General Physics I & II
PHYS 2404 & 2405General Physics I & II
Must take at least six hours from the following:
BIO 2404 Human Anatomy & Physiology II (one semester is required by most schools)
CHEM 3306Instrumental Techniques of Biochemical Research
CHEM 3403 Physical Chemistry I
CHEM 3404 Physical Chemistry II
CHEM 4301Inorganic Chemistry
CHEM 4303Advanced Organic Chemistry
Physics Emphasis (for those interested in medical physics or health physics)
CIS 1301Introduction to Computer Information Systems
MATH 1402Calculus I
MATH 2305Calculus II
MATH 2306 Calculus III
MATH 3321 Statistical Analysis
PHYS 1301Introduction to Physics in Modern Medicine
PHYS 2404General Physics I
PHYS 2405General Physics II
PHYS 3302Mechanics
PHYS 3301 Electricity & Magnetism
PHYS 3408Modern Physics
Must take one of the following:
BIO 2404 Human Anatomy & Physiology II (one semester is required by most schools)
BIO 3405 Genetics
CHEM 2300 Chemistry of Life Processes
CHEM 3403Physical Chemistry I
PHYS 3401Electronics
Exercise Science Emphasis (for those interested in Physical Therapy, Exercise Science, Health & Wellness)
MATH 1400 Probability & Statistics
PE 3306 Biomechanics
KHP 3360Exercise Assessment and Prescription
PEH 3370Nutrition for Health and Human Performance
KHP 4340Physical Activity Programming
PHYS 1401Introductory General Physics I
PSY 3322Health Psychology
Must take at least eight hours from the following:
BIO 2404 Human Anatomy & Physiology II
CHEM 3301 & 3201Organic Chemistry I & Laboratory
KHP 4404 Advanced Exercise Physiology
PHYS 1402Introductory General Physics II
Psychology Emphasis (for those interested in Behavioral Medicine or Health Psychology)
MATH 1400 Probability & Statistics
PSY 2302Statistics in the Behavioral Sciences
PSY 2303Research Methods in Psychology
PSY 3305Physiological Psychology
PSY 3306 Abnormal Psychology
PSY 3307 Learning Theories
PSY 3309Counseling Psychology
PSY 3320 Drug Use and Abuse
PSY 3322Health Psychology
Must take at least nine hours from the following:
BIO 2404 Human Anatomy & Physiology II
PSY 2301 Human Development
PSY 3303 Social Psychology
PSY 3304Psychological Testing
PSY 3313 Cognitive Psychology
PSY 3314An Aging Society

Additional course descriptions can be found within disciplinary listings.