Health Science


The Health Science minor provides foundational knowledge and skills in the changing healthcare delivery system.

About this Program

Department Information

The Bachelor of Health Science (BHS) program is for students whose career goal is to work in the health professions providing service to individuals and communities. BHS students are typically pursuing health related professions such as medicine, physician assistant, physical therapy, occupational therapy, audiology, speech-language pathology, dentistry, epidemiology, or public health.


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Related Programs

The minor is open to all juniors and seniors with majors outside the College of Public Health and Health Professions who meet the prerequisites. It is also open to communication sciences and disorders students.

Prerequisites include junior standing (60+ credits), a 3.0 overall GPA and a 3.0 prerequisite GPA based on general college biology, general psychology, abnormal/developmental/physiological psychology, physiology and statistics (STA 2023). Students can transfer up to three credits of approved coursework.

Interested students should obtain an application and a list of current coursework.

Required Courses

Complete the first three courses before taking electives.

HSA 3111US Health Care System (take in the Fall)3
HSC 3502Survey of Diseases and Disability (take in the Fall)3
OTH 3416Pathophysiology (take in the Spring)3
Approved electives6
Total Credits15

Approved Electives

CLP 4134Introduction to Clinical Child/Pediatric Psychology3
CLP 4314Introduction to Health Psychology3
CLP 4420Introduction to Neuropsychology3
HSC 4558Survey of Diseases and Disabilities 23
HSC 4600Psychiatric Disorders3
OTH 4418The Nervous System and Disorders3
OTH 4418LThe Nervous System and Disorders Laboratory2
PHC 3603Critical Issues in Public Health3
RCS 4451Rehabilitation Aspects of Substance Abuse3