Professional Health Sciences (BS)

Degree Requirements

General Education Requirements
Select General Education Requirements62-66
Major Requirements
Professional Health Sciences
A. Complete the following:
PRH 310Intro into Health Care Mgmt3
PRH 320Legal/Law in Health Care Admin3
PRH 340Disaster Mgt & Event Planning3
PRH 401Seminar in Health Professions3
PRH 440Health Insurance/Managed Care3
PRH 460Issues & Trends in Health Care3
B. Complete the following:
CA 275Decision Making - Small Groups3
EH 372Technical Writing - W3
FIN 300Personal Finance3
IST 450The Job Campaign3
MGT 300Management Theory and Practice3
C. Select 15-18 hours of General Electives or an Approved Minor15-18
Healthcare Management Concentration
A. Complete the following:
MGT 306Organizational Comm Non Bus3
MGT 341Organizational Behavior3
MGT 351Human Resource Management3
MKT 320Principles of Marketing3
Healthcare Informatics Concentration
A. Complete the following:
HI 300Health Info Clinical Environme3
HI 410Health Informatics3
HI 450Health Data Secur/Compliance3
HI 455Hlth Data Mgt & Decision Supp3
Minor Requirements
A minor is not required for this degree program0
Total Hours134-141

General Education Requirements

Area I - Written Composition
A. Complete the following:
EH 101English Composition I3
B. Complete the following:
EH 102English Composition II3
Area II - Humanities & Fine Arts
A. Complete the following:
CA 110Public Speaking3
B. Select one of the following: see footnote table below 13
Brit Lit before 1785
Brit Lit after 1785
Am Lit before 1865
Am Lit after 1865
World Lit before 1650
World Lit after 1650
C. Select one of the following:3
Survey of Art
Art History I
Art History II
Art Appreciation
Introduction to Theatre
Introduction to Music
D. Select three hours from the following:3
Intro to African Amer Studies
Survey of Art
Art History I
Art History II
Survey of Non-Western Art
Art Appreciation
Intro Anc Greek Roman Culture
Introduction to Theatre
Brit Lit before 1785
Brit Lit after 1785
Am Lit before 1865
Am Lit after 1865
World Lit before 1650
World Lit after 1650
Introductory Latin I
Introductory Latin II
Introductory French I
Introductory French II
Introductory Chinese I
Introductory Chinese II
Introductory Spanish I
Introductory Spanish II
Intro Classical Greek I
Intro Classical Greek II
Introductory German I
Introductory German II
Accelerated Intro German
Introductory Russian I
Introductory Russian II
Accelerated Intro Russian
Intermediate Latin I
Intermediate Latin II
Intermediate French I
Intermediate French II
Accelerated Inter French - H
Intermediate Chinese I
Intermediate Chinese II
Intermediate Spanish I
Intermediate Spanish II
Inter Spanish Accel -H
Interm Classical Greek I
Interm Classical Greek II
Intermediate German I
Intermediate German II
Intermediate Russian I
Intermediate Russian II
Intensive Second Year Russian
Introductory Japanese I
Introductory Japanese II
Introductory Arabic I
Introductory Arabic II
Intro American Sign Language I
Intro American Sign Lang II
Introductory Korean I
Introductory Korean II
Intermediate Japanese I
Intermediate Japanese II
Intermediate Arabic I
Intermediate Arabic II
Intermediate ASL I
Intermediate ASL II
Introduction to Music
Introduction to Philosophy
Critical Thinking
Introduction to Logic
Introduction to Ethics
Social Ethics
Western Philosophy: Classical
Intro to the Study of Religion
Old Testament/Hebrew Bible
Survey of the New Testament
Area III – Natural Sciences & Mathematics
A. Select 3-4 hours from the following:3-4
Precalculus Algebra
Precalculus Trigonometry
Precal Algebra-Trigonometry
Calculus and Its Applications
Calculus I
Calculus II
Calculus III
Linear Algebra I
Differential Equations I
B. Select one of the following:
BLY 101
Life Science I
and Life Science I Laboratory
or BLY 121
General Biology I
and General Biology I Lab
C. Select one of the following:4
Life Science II
and Life Science II Lab
General Biology II
and General Biology II Laboratory
Survey of Inorg and Org Chem
and Survey Inorg-Org Chem Lab
General Chemistry I
and General Chemistry I Lab
General Chemistry II
and General Chemistry II Lab
Environmental Geography
and Environmental Geography Lab
Earth and the Environment
and Earth and the Environment Lab
Physical Geology
and Physical Geology Lab
Earth History
and Earth History Lab
Introduction to Astronomy
and Introduction to Astronomy Lab
Concepts of Physics
and Concepts of Physics Laboratory
Physics with Algebra-Trig I
and Alg-Trig Based Physics I Lab
Physics with Algebra -Trig II
and Alg-Trig Based Physics II Lab
Calculus-Based Physics I
and Calculus-Based Physics I Lab
Calculus-Based Physics II
and Calculus-Based Physics II Lab
Area IV – History, Social & Behavioral Sciences see footnote table below 1
A. Select one of the following:3
HY of Western Civilization I
HY of Western Civilization II
US History to 1877
US History since 1877
B. Complete the following:
SY 109Introductory Sociology3
or SY 112 Social Problems
C. Complete the following:
PSY 120Introduction to Psychology3
D. Select one of the following:3
Intro to Cultural Anthropology
Intro Archaeology-Bio Anthro
Intro to Communication
Interpersonal Comm
Introduction to Criminal Justice
Prin of Microeconomics
Prin of Macroeconomics
People, Places, Environment
World Regional Geography
Intro to Gender Studies
HY of Western Civilization I
HY of Western Civilization II
US History to 1877
US History since 1877
Global Issues
Seasons of Life
Intro Native American Studies
Intro to US Government
Life Span Development
Area V
A. Complete the following:
BMD 110Introduction to A & P I4
or BMD 251 Human Anatomy & Physiology I
B. Complete the following:
BMD 111Introduction to A & P II4
or BMD 252 Human Anatomy & Physiology II
C. Complete the following:
BLY 213Microbiology3
or BMD 210 Microbiology in Healthcare
D. Complete the following:
EMS 104First Aid/CPR1
E. Complete the following:
EMS 110Emergency Medical Responder (or Lab Science Elective - 4)3
F. Complete the following:
ST 210Stat Reason and Application3
or ST 305 Applied Stat Health Sciences
G. Complete the following:
EMS 210Medical Terminology3
H. Complete the following:
CIS 150Intro to Computer Applications (pass computer proficiency exam)0-3
Total Hours62-66



Students must complete a 6 credit hour sequence either in literature (Area II – EH 215 & EH 216, EH 225 & EH 226, or EH 235 & EH 236) or history (Area IV – HY 101 & HY 102 or HY 135 & HY 136).

All undergraduates must complete at least two designated writing credit (W) courses, both of which are already required in the major.

Graduation Plan

(122 Total Hours)

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
EH 101 English Composition I 3
MA 112 Precalculus Algebra 3
BLY 101
Life Science I
or General Biology I and General Biology I Lab
Fine Arts Elective 3
CIS 150 Intro to Computer Applications 3
EH 102 English Composition II 3
CA 110 Public Speaking 3
SY 109 Introductory Sociology 3
2nd Lab Science Elective 4
History Elective 3
Second Year
BMD 110
Introduction to A & P I
or Human Anatomy & Physiology I
PRH 401 Seminar in Health Professions 3
2nd History or Social Science Elective 3
PSY 120 Introduction to Psychology 3
BMD 111
Introduction to A & P II
or Human Anatomy & Physiology II
PRH 310 Intro into Health Care Mgmt 3
2nd literature or Humanities Electives 3
EMS 110 Emergency Medical Responder 3
EMS 210 Medical Terminology 3
Third Year
BLY 213 Microbiology (or BMD Infectious Disease in Healthcare) 3
PRH 460 Issues & Trends in Health Care 3
MGT 300 Management Theory and Practice 3
PRH 440 Health Insurance/Managed Care 3
EMS 104 First Aid/CPR 1
PRH 320 Legal/Law in Health Care Admin 3
ST 210 Stat Reason and Application 3
CA 275 Decision Making - Small Groups 3
PRH 340 Disaster Mgt & Event Planning 3
MGT 306 Organizational Comm Non Bus 3
General Elective 3
Fourth Year
EH 372 Technical Writing - W 1 3
FIN 300 Personal Finance 3
MGT 351 Human Resource Management 3
MKT 320 Principles of Marketing 3
General Elective 3
IST 450 The Job Campaign 3
MGT 341 Organizational Behavior 3
General Elective 3
General Elective 3
 Total Hours119

A minimum of two Intensive Writing (W) courses are required.


A two-course sequence is required in Literature or History: EH 215 & EH 216; EH 225 & EH 226; EH 235 & EH 236 or HY 101 & HY 102; HY 135 & HY 136.