Health Science, B.H.Sc. - Accelerated M.S. Physical Activity and Chronic Disease

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The graduation requirements are listed below. In addition, students select free electives to reach 120 credits overall required for the degree.  The department website provides an overview of the program, admission requirements for the major (when applicable), faculty biographies, learning outcomes, and careers:


All bachelor’s degree programs include liberal education (LEP) and writing (W) course requirements. To review more detailed information, please visit General Education (LEP) Degree Requirements.   


(*) When up to three courses in the major/cognate may also satisfy LEP requirements, they are recommended below; only two courses within Explorations (T2) may be fulfilled by courses in the same subject.  

Health Science Requirements (50 Credits)
BIO 102 – Biology I 
BIO 200 – Human Anatomy and Physiology I  (T2LE)*
BIO 201 – Human Anatomy & Physiology II 
CHE 120 – General Chemistry I  (T2PR)*
CHE 121 – General Chemistry II 
HLS 200 or HSC 200 – Healthcare Professions and Medical Terminology 
HLS 415 or RSP 415 – Healthcare Systems, Policy, and Billing 
HMS 384 – Exercise Physiology I 
HSC 411 or HMS 411 – General Medical Perspectives 
HSC 421 – Interprofessional Perspectives 
PSY 100 – Introduction to Psychology  (T2MB)*
PSY 219 – Lifespan Development 
REC 307 – Disabilities in Society 
RSP 440 – Evidence Based Practice & Research 
HSC 450 – Principles of Medical Documentation 

Accelerated Pathway Requirements (6 credits)
HMS 554 – Research Methods
HMS 578 – Behavior Change in Health and Physical Activity


MAT 107 – Elementary Statistics (T1QR)*