The Health Science major is a pre-professional program that provides a strong foundation in biomedical and clinical sciences knowledge and best practices. The major prepares students for acceptance into Physical Assistant Master’s programs or Physical Therapy Doctoral programs.

Pre-Physician Assistant Track

Specific Requirements (46-47 credits)

  • BIO102 Biology II
  • BIO201 Medical Terminology
  • BIO211 Health Science Careers
  • BIO217 Health Science Practicum
  • BIO241 Genetics
  • BIO251 Microbiology
  • BIO321 Anatomy & Physiology I
  • BIO322 Anatomy & Physiology II
  • BIO324 Pathophysiology
  • BIO430 Health Science Seminar*
  • CHE102 General Chemistry II
  • CHE421 Biochemistry

Distributive Requirements

Pre-approved Health Science electives include: BIO310 Nutrition; BIO341 Cell Biology; BIO410 Advanced Physiology; BIO412 Immunology; BIO420 Medical Microbiology; BIO422 Neuroscience; PHY241 College Physics I; PHY242 College Physics II.

Pre-Physical Therapy Track

Specific Requirements (43-44 credits)

  • BIO102 Biology II
  • BIO211 Health Science Careers
  • BIO217 Health Science Practicum
  • BIO241 Genetics
  • BIO321 Anatomy & Physiology I
  • BIO322 Anatomy & Physiology II
  • BIO331 Exercise Physiology
  • BIO430 Health Science Seminar*
  • CHE102 General Chemistry II
  • PHY241 College Physics I (pre-req MAT204)
  • PHY242 College Physics II

Distributive Requirements

Pre-approved Health Science electives include: BIO310 Nutrition; BIO341 Cell Biology; BIO410 Advanced Physiology; BIO 412 Immunology; BIO 420 Medical Microbiology; BIO422 Neuroscience.

Pre-Physical Therapy Track students must also take a Psychology course as part of their General Electives.

Download our Academic Catalog for complete program details.