B.S. Health Science, Health Science Concentration

Program Admissions Requirements

There are no program admission requirements for the B.S. in Health Science.

General Education

The listing below includes program requirements that also fulfill General Education requirements.

Objective 16
Objective 23
Objective 3 - MATH 1153 or MGT 22163
Objective 4 6
Objective 5 - Biology and Chemistry requirements in core and concentration fulfill this objective.7
Objective 6 - PSYC 1101 and SOC 11016
Students must fulfill Objective 7 or Objective 83
Objective 7
Objective 8
Objective 93
Total Credits37

Core Requirements

Choose one of the following:4
Human Anatomy and Physiology 1
and Human Anatomy and Physiology 1 Lab (Partially fulfills Objective 5)
or
Advanced Human Anatomy and Physiology 1
and Advanced Human Anatomy and Physiology 1 Lab
(BIOL 3301 has a prerequisite of BIOL 1101 or BIOL 2227, either of which will partially fulfill Objective 5.)
DHS 4426Evidence Based Research in Health Sciences3
HE 2200Promoting Wellness3
Choose one of the following:2-3
Medical Terminology and Communication
Medical Terminology
Professional Competencies - Choose one of the following:3
Healthcare Leadership
Health Law and Bioethics
Medical Law and Ethics
Medical Ethics
Healthcare Competencies3
US Health System
Communication Competencies3
Groups and Communication
Diversity Competencies2-3
Anthropology of Global Health
Clinical Medical Anthropology
Interpersonal Skills in Health Professions
Health Law and Bioethics
Patient Education Skills
Students must have an overall 2.0 Grade Point Average (GPA) in BS Health Science Core courses with no grades below a C-.
Total Credits23-25

Concentration Requirements

Choose an additional 12 credits from the Health Science core or other approved courses.12
HCA 1110Introduction to the Allied Health Professions3
BIOL 3302
3302L
Advanced Human Anatomy and Physiology 2
and Advanced Human Anatomy and Physiology 2 Lab 1
4
Choose one of the following biology courses with lab:4
General Microbiology
and General Microbiology Lab
Introductory Microbiology
and Introductory Microbiology Laboratory
Cell Biology
and Cell Biology Laboratory
Choose one of the following chemistry sequences:7-9
Introduction to Chemistry
and Essentials of Organic and Biochemistry
and Essentials of Organic and Biochemistry Laboratory
General Chemistry I
and General Chemistry I Lab
and General Chemistry II
and General Chemistry II Lab
Either option partially fulfills Objective 5
Choose one of the following physics sequences:4
Essentials of Physics (Partially fulfills Objective 5)
Elements of Physics
and Elements of Physics Laboratory (Partially fulfills Objective 5)
General Physics I
and General Physics I Laboratory (Partially fulfills Objective 5)
MATH 1153Statistical Reasoning (Either course fulfills Objective 3)3
or MGT 2216 Business Statistics
NTD 2239Nutrition (Partially fulfills Objective 5)3
or NTD 3340 Nutrition for Health Professionals
PSYC 1101Introduction to Psychology (Partially fulfills Objective 6)3
SOC 1101Introduction to Sociology (Partially fulfills Objective 6)3
Students must have an overall 2.0 Grade Point Average (GPA) in Health Science Concentration courses with no grades below a C-.
Total Credits46-48

​Degree Totals

Program Admission Requirements0
General Education37
Core Requirements (w/o General Education)23-25
Concentration Requirements (w/o General Education)16-18
Upper Division Free Electives24
Free Electives20-16
Total Credits120

ISU Degree Requirements

ISU General Education