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Columbus State University

Bachelor of Science Health Science

College of Education and Health Professions
Degree Program Course Requirements

For general degree requirements, see the College of Education and Health Professions and the General Degree Requirements pages.
Suggested four year course schedule for:
Health Science with an emphasis on Public/Environmental Health (MPH advising option).
Health Science with an emphasis on Physical Assistant/Medical School (PA-MED advising option).
Health Science with an emphasis on Physical Therapy/Occupational Therapy (PT-OT advising option)

Area A Essential Skills Required Hours: 9
ENGL 1101 (with a grade of "C" or better)
ENGL 1102
(with a grade of "C" or better)
Select one of the following courses:

Area B Institutional Options Required Hours: 4
COMM 1110
Select two of the following courses:

OR
Select one of the following courses:
Foreign Language 1001, 1002, 2001, or 2002
Any Area C-E course with a study abroad component.

Note: the two extra hours may be used as electives.

Area C Humanities/Fine Arts/Ethics Required Hours: 6
Select one of the following humanities courses:

Select one of the following fine arts courses: *ITDS 1145, though listed under both humanities and fine arts, may be taken only once.

Area D Science/Math/Technology Required Hours: 11
("C" or better required in each course)
Select one lab science course from below:
BIOL 1215
BIOL 1225K

Take the following courses:
CHEM 1211 with 1211L
STAT 1127

Area E Social Sciences Required Hours: 12
Select one course from the following two courses:
HIST 2111
HIST 2112

Take the following course:
POLS 1101
Select one behavioral science course from the following courses:

Select one world cultures course from the following courses:

Wellness Requirement Required Hours: 3
PHED 1205
Select any one PEDS course.

Area F Courses Related to Major Required Hours: 18
("C" or better required in each course)
BIOL 2221 Human Anatomy and Physiology
BIOL 2222 Human Anatomy and Physiology
BIOL 2225 Microbiology for Health Sciences
HESC 2105 Personal Health
HESC 2125 Applied Nutrition

Area G Program Requirements Required Hours: 25
("C" or better required in each course)

Area H Program Electives Required Hours: 24
("C" or better required in each HESC course)
Select 24 semester hours from the following:

Area I General Electives Required Hours: 11

Total Hours Required: 123