Health Sciences Requirements

Required Courses

Credits

Semester

Core Program

AHS-1010

Contemporary Health Issues

3

__________

AHS-2040

Advanced First Aid & Emergency Care

4

__________

AHS-2130

Programs for Lifetime Health & Fitness

3

__________

AHS-3120

Kinesiology

3

__________

AHS-3230

Physiology of Exercise

4

__________

AHS-4030

Psychology of Sports and Exercise

3

__________

BIO-1210

Introduction to Biology

4

__________

BIO-2011

Anatomy & Physiology I

4

__________

BIO-2012

Anatomy & Physiology II

4

__________

BIO-3180

Nutrition

3

__________

PSY-1010

Introduction to Psychology

3

__________

Health & Exercise Science Concentration Requirements

AHS-4060

Cardiopulmonary Assessment, Rehabilitation & Training

 

3

 

__________

AHS-4110

Psychophysiology of Stress

3

__________

AHS-4810

Internship OR

 

 

AHS-4911

Senior Research

3-6

__________

CHE-1031

General Chemistry I

4

__________

CHE-1032

General Chemistry II

4

__________

Electives

In addition to completing the core program and health and exercise science requirements above, each student must choose 6-7 credits from the following courses in consultation with his/her advisor about career goals. At least one of these must be a 3- or 4-credit course.

Fitness Courses:

PED-1010

Aerobics, Spinning, Water Aerobics, Weight Training, Weight Training for Women, Winter Sports
Conditioning, Yoga

0.5

__________

AHS-1080

Lifetime Fitness

1

__________

Other Courses:

 

 

AHS-3043

Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries

4

__________

AHS-3050

Introduction to Pharmacology

3

__________

BIO-3125

Biological Chemistry (offered every 3 years)

4

__________

BIO-3130

Cellular Biology: A Molecular Approach
(offered every 3 years)

 

4

 

__________

BIO-3140

Microbiology (offered every 3 years)

4

__________

CHE-3111

Organic Chemistry I

4

__________

Total

 

61-65

 

(Total Exclusive of General Education Requirements 50-54 Cr.)

Note: Students interested in pursuing medical school following completion of their bachelor's degree should take these standard prerequisite courses: BIO-1211 Introduction to Biology: Ecology and Evolution; BIO-1212 Introduction to Biology: Cells and Genetic Basis of Life; CHE-1031 General Chemistry I; CHE-1032 General Chemistry II; CHE-3111 Organic Chemistry I; CHE -3112 Organic Chemistry II; PHY-1041 Physics I; PHY-1042 Physics II. Required or suggested by some medical schools are the following courses: BIO-3125 Biological Chemistry; BIO-3220 Genetics; MAT-1531 Calculus I; MAT-2532 Calculus II.