Navigation

Health Studies Program Requirements

To answer your questions:
Contact School of Education, Health Professions, and Human Development - Educator Preparation Office

Bachelor Science Degree in Health Studies Degree Plan

Core Curriculum Requirement

10- Communication – 6 semester hours

  • ENGL 1301
  • ENGL 1302

20- Mathematics – 3 semester hours

  • MATH 1314 - College Algebra or Equivalent

30 – Life and Physical Sciences – 8 semester hours

  • BIOL 1306/1106 - General Biology I
  • BIOL 1307/1107 - General Biology II

40 – Language, Philosophy and Culture – 3 semester hours

  • Literature, Philosophy, Modern or Classical Literature

50 – Creative Arts – 3 semester hours

  • ARTS, MUSI or DRAM

60 – American History – 6 semester hours

  • HIST 1301
  • HIST 1302

70 – Government/Political Sciences– 6 semester hours

  • PSCI 2305
  • PSCI 2306

80 – Social and Behavioral Sciences – 3 semester hours

  • ANTH, ECON, GEOG, PSYC, POLS or SOCI

90-Institutionally Designated Option – 6 semester hours

  • SPCH 1311, 1315, 1318, or 1321
  • COSC 1301 or 1401, or BCIS 1305

Major Requirements

Other Lower Level Requirements – 10 semester hours

  • BIOL 1322     Human Nutrition
  • BIOL 2420     Microbiology
  • KINE 2310     Contemporary Wellness

PSYC Requirements – 12 semester hours

  • PSYC 3315     Statistics for Social Sciences
  • PSYC 3316     Child and Adolescent Development
  • PSYC 3317     Adult Development and Gerontology
  • PSYC 4312     Social Psychology

HCAD Requirements – 12 semester hours

  • HCAD 4351     Assessment for Patient Care Improvement
  • HCAD 4354     Economics of Healthcare
  • HCAD 4352     Healthcare Information Systems Management
  • HCAD 4356     Strategic Healthcare Management & Planning

Health Studies Requirements

  • HLST 3317     Red Cross Responding to Emergencies
  • BIOL 3320     Human Genetics
  • HLST 3313     Foundations of Health Promotion & Prevention
  • HLST 3316     School Health Education
  • HLST 3411     Health Promotion Programming
  • HLST 3312     Public Health
  • HLST 4311     Global and Environmental Health
  • HLST 4412     Research & Evaluation in Health Promotion & Wellness
  • HLST 4312     Healthcare Ethics and Policy
  • HLST 4411     Internship Project with Public Health Entity CAPSTONE

Minor / Free Electives & UNIV 1300

UNIV 1300 – 3 semester hours

LD/UD Free Electives and/or Minor – 6 semester hours

  • Elective
  • Elective

Suggested Electives- CHEM 1311/1111, PSYC 4311, BIOL 2401, BIOL 2402, BIOL 3322, BIOL 3323, BIOL 3323, PSYC 4320, PSYC 4332

NOTES:

  1. s.h. = semester hours
  2. LD = Lower Division (Community College-Level: Freshman, 1000-level /Sophomore, 2000-level)
  3. UD = Upper Division (University-Level: Junior, 3000-level /Senior, 4000-level)
  4. The student is responsible for fulfilling all requirements on this degree plan and is encouraged to review the catalog that governs this degree plan.
  5. Substitutions in this degree plan must be approved by following the same procedures as for the degree.
  6. This document is an unofficial guide to your degree. Please contact an advisor for an official degree plan.
  7. Must meet minimum requirements: 120 s.h. overall, 54 s.h. UD, of which 30 s.h. must be completed at UHV.

 

Request more information about the degree or program that aligns with your career goals.