Healthcare Studies, B.S. - Healthcare and Clinical Research

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The program outline and graduation requirements are listed below.  In addition, free electives are selected to reach 120 credits overall and a 2.7 cumulative GPA is 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 (*).


Healthcare Studies (37 Credits)
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 415 - Healthcare Systems, Policy, and Billing 
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
RSP 440 - Evidence Based Practice & Research

Concentration in Healthcare and Clinical Research (15 Credits)
HLS 240 - Statistics for Health and Clinical Sciences
HLS 317 - Community Engagement in Health Research
HLS 427 - Research Data Management
HLS 437 - Clinical Trial Administration and Good Clinical Practice
HLS 497- Internship in Healthcare Studies


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