The Bachelor of Science with a Health Science group major requires 50 credit hours and completion of the following
A. General Education Requirements
See page 61.
B. Required Core Courses
BIO 118 Medical terminology
BIO 150 Biology I: From Molecules to Cells
BIO 267 Clinical Anatomy and Physiology
BIO 321 Microbiology
CHM 130 Chemical Science
CHM 230 Introduction to Organic and Biological Chemistry
MTH 103 Health Science Mathematics
HSC 320 Nutrition in Nursing Practice
HSC 327 Pathophysiology in Nursing
HSC 3XX Nursing Informatics
HSC 408 Pharmacology in Nursing
ISC 312 Junior Seminar: Speaking and Writing in Science
ISC 496a Senior Seminar: Library Research
ISC 496 b Senior Seminar: Laboratory Research
Related Discipline Requirements:
A. Philosophy Requirement: PHL 126 Persons and Values, PHL 201, PHL 225 Ethics, PHL 228 Ethics in the Health Professions or PHL 276 Critical Thinking
B. Psychology Requirement: PSY 205 and PSy 321
C. Other Experiences
Credit by examination (C.L.E.P.), tutorial study and cooperative work experiences are other features of the program.
Permission of the department head is required to select these options. Not more than four credit hours in cooperative work
experience may be counted within the 128 credit hours required for a degree.
D. Standardized National Assessment Exam
All students majoring in Health Science must participate in a National Assessment Instrument (i.e., MTTC, GRE, MCAT,
ACS, PAX-RN) prior to graduation.
In addition, all majors must complete a research experience approved by the department. This typically may include a
summer undergraduate research experience either with a Marygrove College faculty member (HSC 491) or an off-campus
internship or fellowship (HSC 388 or HSC 491).