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Program Requirements

Students who complete the program requirements for a bachelor of science (BS) degree with a major in health sciences will be prepared for careers across the healthcare sector including administration, management, and health promotion in settings such as schools and community health environments.

Major Requirements (BS)

Supporting course:

  • Introductory Statistics (STAT 1490, 4 sh)

14 semester hours (sh) of life science courses:

  • Human Anatomy (BIOL 1250)
  • Advanced Physiology (BIOL 2930)
  • Survey of Organic Chemistry (CHEM 1020)
  • Survey of Biochemistry (CHEM 1030)
  • Physiology of Disease (BIOL 2100)

12 sh of health science courses:

  • Introduction to the Health Sciences
  • Introduction to Epidemiology
  • Healthcare Ethics (NURS 3450)
  • Research (NURS 4240)
  • Health Care Policy and Politics (NURS 4540)

31 sh of management coursework:

  • Financial Accounting (BSE 2110)
  • Foundation of Finance (BSE 2310)
  • Macroeconomics (BSE 2211)
  • Principles of Marketing (BSE 2610)
  • Regulatory and Oversight Issues in Health Care
  • Principles of Management and Leadership (BSE 3520)
  • Healthcare Economics and Finance (SBNM 5250)
  • Principles of Healthcare Management (SBNM 5510)
  • Health Science Practicum and Capstone

Course Descriptions

Course descriptions for the above courses are available in the University catalog, or on the following pages:

Students studying at North Park University