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Bachelor of Health Science Program
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Bachelor of Health Science

Generalist Health Track

Core Course Requirements

The program requires that a minimum of 30 semester hours be completed including the following required core courses.

course # course name semester hours
BHS 3110 Health Care Ethics 3
BHS 3120 Introduction to Epidemiology 3
BHS 3150 Principles of Leadership 3
BHS 3155 Conflict Resolution in Health Care 3
BHS 3160 Health Policy 3
BHS 4000 Cultural Competency in Health Care 3
BHS 4100 Academic and Professional Writing 3
Total Semester Hours 21

General Education Requirements

Effective January 1, 2006 prior to matriculation, all applicants must have completed a minimum of 3 semester hours (or the equivalent) of college level written composition from a regionally accredited college or university with a minimum grade of a C (GPA of 2.0 on a four point grading scale).

In order to be eligible to graduate with the B.H.Sc. degree a student must have completed 30 semesters hours of General Education course work in addition to the B.H.Sc. curriculum with a resulting minimum total of 120 semester hours. If this requirement is not met at time of admission to the program it can be obtained concurrently while enrolled in the B.H.Sc. A student can obtain and transfer these courses through NSU's Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences or another regionally accredited college or university.

Required General Education Course work:

courses semester hours
Written Composition 6 credits at or above COMP 1500
6 MATH credits at or above MATH 1040
Humanities 6 credits in any courses with a prefix of ARTS, FILM, HIST, HUMN, LITR, PHIL, SPAN, WRIT or any Foreign Language
Social and Behavioral Sciences 6 credits in any courses with a prefix of COMM, GEOG, GEST, GLBS, POLS, PSYC, ECN, INST or SOCL
Natural and Physical Sciences 6 credits consisting of BIOL, MBIO, CHEM, ENVS, PHY
Total 30