Oct 19, 2019  
2019-2020 APU Catalog 
    
2019-2020 APU Catalog

Health Sciences, B.S.


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The B.S. in Health Sciences at APU prepares students to work in health-related fields in several capacities and/or prepares them for graduate study in the health sciences.  The program emphasizes cultural safety and is rooted in cultural awareness, cultural competence, and cultural responsiveness.  Major studies within Health Sciences are supplemented by one of four concentrations: Pre-Health, Pre-Nursing, Behavioral Health, and Healthcare Management.

Foundational Studies (30-40 credits)


  • EC Written Communication** (WRIT 20100) (4)
  • EC Presentation & Media Literacy (from 10000-20000 level COMM) (3-4)
  • CT Critical Thinking (from 10000-20000 level CRIT) (3-4)
  • CT Computation** (MT 10100, BA 10500, or higher placement) (3-4) †
  • CH Intellectual Traditions (from 10000-20000 level PH/HI) (4)
  • CH Creative Endeavors (from 10000-20000 level HUM) (4)
  • CH Intercultural & Spiritual Understandings (from 10000-20000 level RS/CS) (3-4)
  • SI Biological/Physical Scientific Inquiry (from 10000-20000 level SC w/ lab) (4) †
  • SI Social/Behavioral Scientific Inquiry (various) (3-4)
  • EE Social Responsibility (LS 10200) (2)
  • EE Personal Responsibility (from 10000-20000 OS/PE or BA 20400) (1-2)

           [† Foundational Studies requirement satisfied in the Major Studies]
           [ ** Minimum grade of ‘C’ (defined as C+, C, C-) must be earned]
           [Pre-Nursing contains merged Foundational Studies requirements; please refer to the ADN Program  for details]

Pre-Health General (48 credits)


Health Care Management (32 credits)


Minimum Graduation Credit Hour Requirement: 128



Note: Students in other majors may complete the Pre-Health concentration to fulfill the Pre-Med Interdisciplinary Concentration.

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