This degree can serve as a springboard for graduate work in a specific health-related field or lead to various occupations in the health field. The Health Science program is an interdisciplinary group major consisting of coursework in biology, chemistry, mathematics, social science, business, and health science. No minor is required.
The Health Science Program offers three different Bachelor degree programs. All programs are designed to provide you with the breadth and depth of a health science curriculum. Foundational core courses have been selected to establish a broad base of study while allowing flexibility and opportunities to pursue your specific interests by choosing three different program concentrations. The Bachelor of Science degree program in Health Science with a Pre-professional Concentration is designed for those students seeking employment in a health-related field. Graduates will be prepared to enter the workplace, receive additional career-specific training, or pursue a graduate or doctoral degree, if desired, in the health sciences or health professions. The Bachelor of Arts degree program in Health Science with a concentration in Community Wellness and Public Health is designed to provide the student with a broad-based science curriculum with interdisciplinary components for those students wishing to pursue a career or advanced degree in public health, community health or health related community advocacy. The Bachelor of Arts degree program in Health Science with a concentration in Health Care Management is targeted for those students seeking employment in health care administration/management or related fields. A Health Care Management minor is also offered.
Students who have an interest in Health Science but do not have enough time to complete the major may wish to consider a minor in Health Science. A minor in Health Science provides you with the knowledge and skills to complement your major area of study while expanding career options.