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  • Health Science

    The Bachelor of Health Science prepares students for a career in health care systems or organizations that provide health or general human services to individuals/communities with health concerns. Students will learn the foundational interprofessional skills necessary to succeed in the dynamic healthcare environment and/or enter postbaccalaureate academic programs such as medicine, physical therapy and public health.

    Health Science major page

    Before Graduating Students Must

    • Receive a satisfactory grade (S) in the BHS capstone portfolio.
    • Complete requirements for the baccalaureate degree, as determined by faculty.

    Students in the Major will Learn to

    Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs)

    1. Describe key elements of the U.S. healthcare system.
    2. Comprehensively describe major chronic illnesses and disabilities.
    3. Describe the core functions of public health.
    4. Apply knowledge and application of core bioethical principles to contemporary health issues.
    5. Develop appropriate professional behaviors for health careers.
    6. Develop and apply critical analysis skills to contemporary health issues.
    7. Apply effective basic communication skills for health professionals.
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    Curriculum Map

    I = Introduced; R = Reinforced; A = Assessed

    Courses Content Critical Thinking Communication

    SLO 1 SLO 2 SLO 3 SLO 4 SLO 5 SLO 6 SLO 7
    HSA 3111 I, R            
    HSC 3057           I  
    HSC 3502   I, R I        
    HSC 3661             I, R, A
    HSC 4184         R    
    HSC 4558   I, R  I        
    HSC 4608L R       R I, R, A R
    HSC 4652L       I, R R   R
    OTH 3416   I, R          
    PHC 4101   I, R I, R     I  
    RCS 4415L      
    I   I
    Capstone Exam ​A ​A ​A ​A ​A ​A ​A
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    Assessment Types

    • Assignment
    • The Bachelor of Health Science (BHS) capstone exam in the final semester
    • The degree candidate's exit survey
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