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Health Sciences Major


The Heath Sciences major is designed to prepare students to work in health-focused careers, including the areas of nursing, physical therapy, or occupational therapy. This program has a strong emphasis on biology, with a second emphasis in the social and behavioral sciences, providing our students with critical thinking skills, effective oral and written communications skills and a strong ethical foundation in the health sciences.

Health Sciences Major

A Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Sciences requires a minimum of 46 credit hours of major courses and completion of the Veritas Program.

Required Foundation Courses

► See biology course descriptions
► See chemistry course descriptions
► See psychology course descriptions
► See sociology course descriptions

In addition, all health sciences majors must choose a major track completing an additional 12-18 credits.

Major Tracks

Pre-Nursing Track (16 credits)

Pre-Physical Therapy Track (18 credits)

Pre-Occupational Therapy Track (12 credits)


Declaration of Major and Declaration of Minor forms are available through the registrar's office.

 
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