Healthcare Studies, B.S. - General

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The program outline and graduation requirements are listed below.  In addition, free electives are selected to reach 120 credits overall required for graduation.

The department website provides an overview of the program, admission requirements (when applicable), faculty biographies, learning outcomes, and careers: 


All bachelor’s degree programs include liberal education (LEP) and writing (W) course requirements.  Detailed information on these requirements is published in this section of the catalog:

Writing courses are not additional course requirements, course sections that meet this requirement are designated with a ‘W’ on the class schedule.  Courses in the major and/or cognate may also be used to satisfy LEP requirements where noted below (*).


BIO 201 - Human Anatomy & Physiology II
HLS 200  or HSC 200 - Healthcare Professions and Medical Terminology
HLS 210 - Principles of Patient Centered Healthcare
HLS 400 - Health Informatics
HLS 490 - Career Skills for the Healthcare Professional
MGT 300 - Management and Organization or PCH 362 - Public Health Management
PCH 265 - Illness and Disease
PSY 219 - Lifespan Development
PSY 366 - Health Psychology
REC 307 - Disabilities in Society
RSP 330 - Case Studies in Medical Ethics
HLS 415 or RSP 415 - Healthcare Systems, Policy, and Billing
RSP 440 - Evidence Based Practice & Research


BIO 200 - Human Anatomy and Physiology (T2LE)*
MAT 107 - Elementary Statistics (T1QR)*
PSY 100 - Introduction to Psychology (T2MB)*