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, medical school, dental school or Physical Therapy Doctoral programs.

Pre-Physician Assistant Track

  • Specific Requirements (42-43 credits)
  • BIO102 Biology II
  • BIO201 Medical Terminology
  • BIO251 Microbiology
  • BIO321 Anatomy & Physiology I
  • BIO322 Anatomy & Physiology II
  • BIO324 Pathophysiology
  • CHE102 General Chemistry II
  • CHE421 Biochemistry
  • BIO211 Health Science Careers
  • BIO217 Health Science Practicum
  • BIO430 Health Science Seminar*
  • Distributive Requirements

Health Science Electives

Pre-approved electives include: BIO241 Genetics; 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 (39-40 credits)

  • BIO102 Biology II
  • BIO211 Health Science Careers
  • BIO217 Health Science Practicum
  • 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 electives include: BIO 201 Medical Terminology; BIO241
  • Genetics; BIO251 Microbiology; BIO310 Nutrition; BIO324 Pathophysiology; BIO412 Immunology; BIO422 Neuroscience; CHE421 Biochemistry
  • General Electives (must include Psychology course)

Pre-Medical Track

Specific Requirements (43-44 credits)

  • BIO102 Biology II
  • BIO211 Health Science Careers
  • BIO241 Genetics
  • BIO251 Microbiology
  • BIO430 Health Science Seminar*
  • CHE102 General Chemistry II
  • CHE321 Organic Chemistry
  • CHE421 Biochemistry
  • PHY241 College Physics I (pre-req MAT204)
  • PHY242 College Physics II

Distributive Requirements

Pre-approved electives include: BIO 201 Medical Terminology; BIO341 Cell

Biology; BIO410 Advanced Physiology; BIO412 Immunology; BIO420

Medical Microbiology; BIO422 Neuroscience General Electives   35-36

Pre-Dental Track

Specific Requirements (39-40 credits)

  • BIO102 Biology II
  • BIO211 Health Science Careers
  • BIO430 Health Science Seminar*
  • CHE102 General Chemistry II
  • CHE321 Organic Chemistry
  • CHE421 Biochemistry
  • PHY241 College Physics I (pre-req MAT204)
  • PHY242 College Physics II

Distributive Requirements

  • Health Science Electives 7-8
  • Pre-approved electives include: BIO 201 Medical Terminology; BIO241
  • Genetics; BIO251 Microbiology; BIO341 Cell Biology; BIO410 Advanced
  • Physiology; BIO412 Immunology; BIO420 Medical Microbiology; BIO422
  • Neuroscience General Electives

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