Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences

College

  • East Falls Campus
  • College of Health Professions

Degree Earned

  • Bachelor of Science

Program Type

  • On Campus

Curriculum

The following sample curriculum represents typical coursework for students pursuing a Health Sciences Bachelor's degree. Each Health Sciences program has its own sample curriculum, which employs different combinations of coursework depending on student’s graduate and professional interests. This sample is provided as a guide.

Total Credit hours: 120-123 

HSCI Core Curriculum

  • Introduction to Health Professions

Hallmarks

  • Pathways Seminar
  • Writing Seminar I: Written Communication
  • Writing Seminar II: Multimedia Communications
  • Topics in American Studies
  • Pre- or Introduction to Calculus

Science

  • Biology I Lecture and Lab
  • Biology II Lecture and Lab (or alternate science)
  • Chemistry I Lecture and Lab (or alternate science)
  • Chemistry II Lecture and Lab (or alternate science)

HSCI Core Curriculum

  • Introduction to Healthcare
  • Health Science Elective (3 credits)

Hallmarks

  • American Diversity
  • Global Diversity
  • Ethics

Science

  • Anatomy & Physiology I Lecture and Lab
  • Anatomy & Physiology II Lecture and Lab

Psychology

  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology 

HSCI core curriculum

  • Applied Statistics for Health Sciences
  • Health Sciences Electives (12 credits)
  • Health Sciences Writing Intensive

Hallmarks

  • Global Citizenship
  • Contemporary Global Issues
  • Integrative Seminar

Science

  • Science Elective (4 credits)

Psychology

  • (3 credits) Psychology Elective

HSCI Core Curriculum

  • Medical Terminology

Hallmarks

  • Philosophies of the Good Life

Psychology

  • (3 credits) Psychology Elective

Electives

Opportunity to pursue minor course of studies

  • [7] Free Electives (21 credits)