The bachelors of science in health sciences is an extremely flexible major designed for students with varied career goals. It prepares students with a solid foundation for work in fields as diverse as allied health, clinical research, medicine, nursing, nutrition, and therapies that integrate both Eastern and Western healing traditions.
You will take core courses in health promotion that will give you the knowledge you will need to address current challenges in health and wellness including Foundations of Public Health, Critical Health Issues, Disease and Lifestyle, Human Nutrition, Legal and Ethical Issues in Health Policy, Health Inequalities, and Leadership & Health Promotion.
You will also familiarize yourself with the structure and functions of the human body with foundational science courses including anatomy & physiology, biology, and chemistry. In addition to these foundational science courses, you will have the option of completing upper level science courses such as microbiology, biochemistry, genetics, physics, neuroscience, animal sciences, and much more.
You can customize your studies by selecting from one of the following three emphases: