Requirements

The Bachelor of Science in Health Science & Human Movement has 15.0 courses required for the major .

Required Courses for B.S. in Health Science & Human Movement

  • BIOL 150 – Investigating Biology Concepts
  • CHEM 140 – General Chemistry
  • BIOL 204 – Anatomy & Physiology
  • EXSC 160 – Health & Human Physiology
  • EXSC 310 – Human Movement & Health
  • PSYC 101 – Intro to Psychology

More Anatomy & Physiology: Two of the following courses:

  • BIOL 325 – Advanced Anatomy & Physiology
  • EXSC 251 – Functional Anatomy
  • EXSC 330 – Exercise Physiology

Breadth: One of the following courses:

  • EXSC 280 – Personal and Community Health
  • GPHS 101 – Intro to Global Public Health
  • GPHS 105 – Intro to Epidemiology
  • PSYC 221 – Lifespan Development
  • PSYC 239 – Health Psychology
  • PHIL 207 – Ethics
  • SOCI 101 – Intro to Sociology
  • POLS 103 – American Politics
  • PSYC 236 – Abnormal Psychology
  • PSYC 233 – Social Psychology
  • SPAN 233 – Spanish for Health Professionals
  • SPAN 333 – Health from a Cultural Perspective

Application: 1.0 course credit of the following courses:+

  • EXSC 130* – Exercise Performance
  • EXSC 140* – Sports Nutrition
  • EXSC 315 – Biomechanics
  • EXSC 340 – Strength & Conditioning
  • EXSC 251 – Functional Anatomy (if not counted as A&P course)
  • EXSC 330 – Exercise Physiology
  • EXSC 325* – Athletic Training & First Aid

Quantitative Reasoning

  • Calculus I (MATH 151) or Statistics (STAT201)

Advanced Science: Three of the following courses:+, #

  • BIOL 155 – Intro to Ecology, Evolution & Diversity
  • BIOL 200 – Cell Biology
  • BIOL 302 – Microbiology
  • BIOL 325 – Advanced Anatomy & Physiology(if not counted as A&P course)
  • BIOL 320 – Parasitology
  • BIOL 369 – Neurobiology
  • CHEM 220 – Analytical Chemistry
  • CHEM 228 – Organic Chemistry I
  • CHEM 230 – Organic Chemistry II
  • BIOC 201 – Principles of Nutrition
  • BIOC 330 – Biochemistry
  • PSYC 243 – Mind, Brain and Behavior
  • PSYC 303 – Drugs and Behavior
  • PSYC 305 – Behavioral Neuroscience
  • PHYS 130 – Physics I
  • PHYS 132 – Physics II

Capstone Experience: One of the following for a total of 1.0 courses credit:

  • EXSC 450  Internship (0.5)  and Science Seminar (EXSC 350, 0.25 x 2)
  • EXSC 420 – Independent Study/Research* (0.5) and Science Seminar                                                                                                       (EXSC 350, 0.25 x 2)

Recommended Electives: 

  • CLAS 225 – Medical Terminology
  • EXSC 420 – Introduction to Health Careers


*indicates  0.5 course
+2.0 courses from Application and Advanced Science must be at 300 level or above.
#Courses in Advanced Science must be from two different prefixes
**Research may be complete in any science department.