Curriculum

Bachelor of Science in Health Care Studies

Suggested Curriculum

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Entry Level

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First Semester

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
EH 123
Rhetoric and Composition I
3 CR.HR.
HE 111
The Husson Experience
1 CR.HR.
MS 141
Contemporary College Algebra
4 CR.HR.
SC 104
Organismal Biology
3 CR.HR.
PH 110

BA 302
Introduction to Ethics
OR
Business Ethics
3 CR.HR.

3 CR.HR.

Second Semester

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
EH 124
Rhetoric and Composition II
3 CR.HR.
MI 111
Introduction to Microcomputing
3 CR.HR.
PY 111
General Psychology
3 CR.HR.
D9
Global Perspectives Elective - One course required
ELC HY XXX
ELECTIVE - HISTORY

Third Semester

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
EH 200
Approaches to Literature
3 CR.HR.
HS 101
Introduction to Health Care Studies
3 CR.HR.
MS 132
Probability and Statistics
3 CR.HR.
SC 120
Functional Anatomy and Physiology
3 CR.HR.
SL 120
Functional Anatomy and Physiology Lab
1 CR.HR.
ELC FA XXX
ELECTIVE - FINE ARTS

Fourth Semester

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
BA 201
Business Law I
3 CR.HR.
HS 121
Medical Terminology
3 CR.HR.
MI 214
Microcomputer Spreadsheet Applications
3 CR.HR.
PY 141
Human Growth and Development
3 CR.HR.
ELC XXX
ELECTIVE - OPEN

Fifth Semester

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
CM 100

CM 221
Speech
OR
Professional Communications
3 CR.HR.

3 CR.HR.
EH 360
Writing in the Health Professions
3 CR.HR.
HS 311
Healthcare Management and Organization
3 CR.HR.
MS 223
Research Design
3 CR.HR.
ELC HS XXX
ELECTIVE - HEALTH CARE STUDIES

Sixth Semester

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
HS 301
Introduction to Public Health
3 CR.HR.
MI 210
Basic Database Design and Implementation
3 CR.HR.
SC 292
Epidemiology
3 CR.HR.
HS 321
Healthcare Law and Ethics
3 CR.HR.
ELC XXX
ELECTIVE - OPEN

Seventh Semester

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
HS 411
Health Economics and Policy
3 CR.HR.
HS 299
Topic/
1-3 variable CR.HR.
ELC HS XXX
ELECTIVE - HEALTH CARE STUDIES
ELC PY XXX
ELECTIVE - PSYCHOLOGY
ELC XXX
ELECTIVE - OPEN

Eighth Semester

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
HS 421
Health Care Studies Senior Experience
3 CR.HR.
HS 491
Health Care Studies Internship
3-6 Variable CR.HR.
ELC HS XXX
ELECTIVE - HEALTH CARE STUDIES
ELC XXX
ELECTIVE - OPEN
D7
Foreign Culture and Conversation Elective - one course required

Electives

For an HS elective, you may choose from the following list. Some Nu, Ot, Pt, Py and accounting classes may be considered as substitutes for an HS elective. In addition to the list below, it is possible other business classes may be acceptable. Finally, all Health Education classes as well as future Health Care Studies (Hs) classes (under development) are or will be acceptable electives. Please check with your advisor.

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Health Care Studies Electives

Course Number
Course Name
Credit Hours
BA 201
Business Law I
3 CR.HR.
BA 211
Microeconomics
3 CR.HR.
BA 212
Macroeconomics
3 CR.HR.
BA 271
Risk Management
3 CR.HR.
BA 310
Organization and Management
3 CR.HR.
BA 311
Human Resource Management
3 CR.HR.
BA 321
Marketing
3 CR.HR.
BA 411
Organizational Behavior
3 CR.HR.
BA 413
Operations Management
3 CR.HR.
BA 414
Business Strategy
3 CR.HR.
CM 310
Leadership
3 CR.HR.
ED 213
Curriculum and Evaluation in Health and Physical Education
3 CR.HR.
ED 222
Personal Health & Fitness
3 CR.HR.
ED 330
Substance Abuse and Prevention
3 CR.HR.
ED 440
Disease Prevention & Health Promotion
3 CR.HR.
ED 441
Community Health
3 CR.HR.
MS 345
Biostatistics
3 CR.HR.
PY 431
Behavior Modification/Seminar in Learning
3 CR.HR.
SC 234
Nutrition
3 CR.HR.
SC 360
Biomechanics & Kinesiology in Human Performance
3 CR.HR.