Human Health Sciences, B.S.

Overall Requirements 

  • 120 credit hours, to include at least 36 credits at or above the 300 course level.
  • By the time students approach/reach 60 credits, they will be required to select a concentration:

• Allied Health Studies

• Health Professions

Degree Program Requirements

University Requirements
General Education Requirements - Minerva's Academic Curriculum (MAC)

Major Requirements 

Core Requirements39
Introduction to Human Health Sciences
HHS Careers: Introduction to Observation
Introduction to Interprofessional Education and Practice
Seminar in Interprofessional Education and Practice
Healthcare Policy
Culturally Relevant Healthcare
Project Management and Leadership in Healthcare
Human Health Sciences Professional and Career Development
Human Health Sciences Capstone
Principles of Biology I
and Principles of Biology I Laboratory
Clinical Human Anatomy
and Clinical Human Anatomy Laboratory
Human Anatomy
and Human Anatomy Laboratory
Clinical Human Physiology
and Clinical Human Physiology Laboratory
Human Physiology
and Human Physiology Laboratory
HHS Discipline Requirements27
Concepts in Communication Sciences
Introduction to Recreational Therapy
Introduction to Gerontology: Thinking about Aging
Human Development Across the Life Span
Families and Close Relationships
Infant and Child Development
Adolescent Development: From Puberty to Young Adulthood
Adult Development
Lifetime Wellness
Introductory Nutrition
Working through Interpersonal Conflicts
Medical Terminology for Public Health Professionals
Public Health and Film
Human Sexuality
Global Health
Introduction to Social Work


Select one of the concentrations as detailed following the major requirements.

  • Allied Health Studies
  • Health Professions


Electives sufficient to complete the 120 credit hours required for the degree.

Allied Health Studies Concentration Requirements

Students must select and complete all requirements in at least one minor area of study based on career interests to complete their electives.

Health Professions Concentration Requirements

  • Please consult with your advisor.
Select a minimum of 18 credits from the list below:18
Fundamentals of Microbiology
and Fundamentals of Microbiology Laboratory
Cell Biology
General Descriptive Chemistry I
General Descriptive Chemistry II
Introductory Chemistry Laboratory
General Chemistry II
and General Chemistry II Laboratory
Inorganic Chemistry I
Organic Chemistry I
Organic Chemistry II
and Organic Chemistry Laboratory
Biochemistry I
Communication Disabilities in Film
Introduction to Audiology
Intro Adult Language Disorders
Neurology of Spch, Lang, Hear
Introduction to Kinesiology
Injuries and Illnesses in Physical Activity
Physiology of Sport and Physical Activity
Biomechanics of Sport and Physical Activity
College Algebra
Mathematics for the Life Sciences
Culture and Health Care
General Physics I
and General Physics Lab I
General Physics II
and General Physics Lab II
General Psychology
Developmental Psychology
Adult Psychopathology
Introduction to Sociology
Social Problems in Global Context
Elementary Introduction to Probability and Statistics