B.S. Health Science, Pre-Occupational Therapy 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 1 6
Objective 23
Objective 3 - MATH 1153 or MATH 1153P3
Objective 4 6
Objective 5 - BIOL 1101/BIOL 1101L and CHEM 11017
Objective 6 - SOC 11016
Students must fulfill Objective 7 or Objective 83
Objective 7
Objective 8
Objective 9 - ANTH 2237 or ANTH 2238 or ANTH 22393
Total Credits37

Major Requirements

BSHS CORE
Choose one of the following:4
Human Anatomy and Physiology 1
and Human Anatomy and Physiology 1 Lab
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
Medical Terminology and Communication
Medical Terminology
Professional Competencies - Choose one of the following:3
Health Law and Bioethics
Medical Law and Ethics
Medical Ethics
Health Care Competencies - Choose one of the following:3
Economics of Health Care
US Health System
Communication Competencies - Choose one of the following:2
Clinical Medical Anthropology
Groups and Communication
Conflict Management
Interpersonal Skills in Health Professions
Professional and Technical Writing
Health Behavior Change Theory and Application
Patient Education Skills
Diversity Competencies* - Choose one of the following courses that is not being used to satisfy other competencies:0-3
(*Not needed if HCA 4475 was selected for Professional Competencies area)
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-.
PRE-OT CONCENTRATION
Choose one of the following courses in Anthropology:3
Peoples and Cultures of the Old World (Satisfies General Education Objective 9)
Peoples and Cultures of the New World (Satisfies General Education Objective 9)
Latino Peoples and Cultures (Satisfies General Education Objective 9)
Cultural Anthropology (Partially satisfies General Education Objective 6)
BIOL 1101
1101L
Biology I
and Biology I Lab (Partially satisfies General Education Objective 5)
4
BIOL 3302
3302L
Advanced Human Anatomy and Physiology 2
and Advanced Human Anatomy and Physiology 2 Lab
4
CHEM 1101Introduction to Chemistry (Partially satisfies General Education Objective 5)3
ENGL 1101Writing and Rhetoric I (Partially satisfies General Education Objective 1)3
or
Writing and Rhetoric I Plus (Partially satisfies General Education Objective 1)
MATH 1153Statistical Reasoning (Satisfies General Education Objective 3)3
or
Statistical Reasoning Plus (Satisfies General Education Objective 3)
PSYC 2225Child Development3
PSYC 3301Abnormal Psychology3
PTOT 2209Introduction to Occupational Therapy1
SOC 1101Introduction to Sociology (Partially satisfies General Education Objective 6)3
5 additional courses (3 credits each) from economics, education, ethics, fine arts, foreign language, history, humanities, literature, and philosophy15
Students must complete all Pre-Occupational Therapy Concentration courses with a grade of "C" or higher.
Total Credits68

Highly Recommended Electives:

CHEM 1111
1111L
General Chemistry I
and General Chemistry I Lab (Partially satisfies General Education Objective 5)
5
ENGL 3307Professional and Technical Writing3
PHYS 1111
PHYS 1113
General Physics I
and General Physics I Laboratory (Partially satisfies General Education Objective 5)
4

Degree Totals 

Program Admission Requirements0
General Education37
Major Requirements (Required General Education credits removed)52
Upper Division Electives19
Free Electives12
Total Credits120