Degree Requirements

Program Prerequisites

Students should complete the following prerequisite courses listed below at the lower level prior to entering the university. If these courses are not taken at the community college, they must be completed before the degree is granted. Unless otherwise stated, a grade of C- is the minimum acceptable grade.

  • HSC 2000 Introduction to Health Professions (3)
  • ENC 2210 Technical Writing (3)
  • DEP 2004 The Life Cycle (3)
  • CLT 3040 Scientific and Medical Terminology (3)
  • PSY 2012 Introduction to Psych. Science (3)
  • PHI 3633 Biomedical Ethics (3) or PHI 3636 Professional Ethics (3)

Choose from one of the following (3 credits)

  • ANT 2511 Biological Anthropology (3)
  • SYG 2000 Intro to Sociology (3)
  • GEY 2000 Intro to Gerontology (3)
  • ACG 2021 Principles of Financial Accounting (3)
  • COM 2000 Intro to Communication (3)

Biological Sciences (7-12 credits)

  • BSC 1005 Principles of Biology (3) OR
  • BSC 1020 The Biology of Humans OR
  • BSC 2010/L Bio I - Cellular Processes (4) AND
  • BSC 2085/2085L Anata. & Phys. I for Health Prof. (4) OR
  • BSC 2093 Human Anat. & Phys. I (4) AND
  • BSC 2094 Human Anat. & Phys. II (4)

Mathematics (7 credits)

  • STA 2023 Introductory Statistics (3)
  • MAC 1105 College Algebra (3) OR higher MAC course