Major Academic Plan for B.S. in Health Science, Health Science Concentration

A Major Academic Plan (MAP) illustrates one way to complete a degree in a recommended number of semesters. Below is an example of an efficient and recommended plan, but actual plans will vary by individual student needs.  Program requirements are based on Catalog Year. 

MAP Grid
Course Subject and TitleCreditsMin Grade*Program Element**When OfferedPrerequisiteCo Requisite
First Semester
GE Objective 1: ENGL 1101 3 C-GEF, S, SuAppropriate placement score 
GE Objective 4 3  GE   
GE Objective 4 3  GE   
GE Objective 5: BIOL 1101 & BIOL 1101L 4  GEF, S, Su 
HE 2200 Promoting Wellness 3    F, S, Su  
Semester Total16
Second Semester
GE Objective 1: ENGL 1102 3 C-GEF, S, SuENGL 1101 or equivalent 
GE Objective 3: MATH 1153 or MGT 2216 3 CGEF, SMATH 1108 or appropriate placement score 
GE Objective 6: SOC 1101 3 CGE   
Health Care Core: HCA 1115 3 C F, S, Su  
HCA 2210 Medical Terminology and Communication
or HO 0106 Medical Terminology
2    F, S  
Semester Total14
Third Semester
GE Objective 2: COMM 1101 3  GEF, S, Su  
BIOL 3301
3301L Advanced Human Anatomy and Physiology 1
and Advanced Human Anatomy and Physiology 1 Lab
4 CUMF, SBIOL 1101BIOL 3301L.
CHEM 1101 Introduction to Chemistry 3 C F, SMATH 1108 
or
       
CHEM 1111
1111L General Chemistry I
and General Chemistry I Lab
  C F, S, SuMATH 1143 or MATH 1147
Professional Competencies Core: select one from list *** 3 C F, S  
Free Electives **** 2      
Semester Total15
Fourth Semester
GE Objective 6: PSYC 1101 3 CGEF, S, Su  
BIOL 3302
3302L Advanced Human Anatomy and Physiology 2
and Advanced Human Anatomy and Physiology 2 Lab
4 CUMF, SBIOL 1101BIOL 3302L.
CHEM 1102
CHEM 1103 Essentials of Organic and Biochemistry
and Essentials of Organic and Biochemistry Laboratory
4 C F, SCHEM 1101
or
       
CHEM 1112
1112L General Chemistry II
and General Chemistry II Lab
  C F, S, SuCHEM 1111, and MATH 1143 or MATH 1147
Communication Core: CMP 3308 3 CUMF  
Diversity Competency 3 CUM   
or
       
Upper Division Free Elective
  CUU   
Semester Total17
Fifth Semester
GE Objective 5: PHYS 1100 4 CGEF, SMATH 1108 
or
       
PHYS 1101
1101L Elements of Physics
and Elements of Physics Laboratory
  CGEF, SPermission of COT
or
       
PHYS 1111
PHYS 1113 General Physics I
and General Physics I Laboratory
  CGEFMATH 1143 or MATH 1147 
BIOL 2235
2235L General Microbiology
and General Microbiology Lab
4 C F, SBIOL 1101, BIOL 1102, & CHEM 1112 BIOL 2235L.
or
       
BIOL 2221
2221L Introductory Microbiology
and Introductory Microbiology Laboratory
  C F, SBIOL 1101, and CHEM 1101 or CHEM 1111/L BIOL 2221L. F, S, Su.
or
       
BIOL 2206
BIOL 2207 Cell Biology
and Cell Biology Laboratory
  C F, SBIOL 1101, BIOL 1102, CHEM 1111, and CHEM 1111L.
HCA 1110 Introduction to the Allied Health Professions 3    F, S  
NTD 2239 Nutrition 3   F, SCHEM 1101 & CHEM 1102 
or
       
NTD 3340 Nutrition for Health Professionals
  CUMF, SBIOL 3301 or BIOL 3302 or HO 0111 
Semester Total14
Sixth Semester
GE Objective 7 or 8 3  GE   
GE Objective 9 3  GE   
Additional Upper Division courses selected from Communication, Diversity, Health Care, and Professional Core lists **** 6 CUMF, S  
Free Electives 2      
Semester Total14
Seventh Semester
DHS 4426 Evidence Based Research in Health Sciences 3 CUMF, SMATH 1153 or equivalent 
Additional courses selected from Communication, Diversity, Health Care, and Professional Core lists **** 6 C    
Upper Division Free Electives 6 CUU   
Semester Total15
Eighth Semester
Upper Division Free Electives 7  UU   
Free Electives 8      
Semester Total15
Total120

MAP Credit Summary

Major54-59
General Education38
Free Electives to reach 120 credits23-28
TOTAL120