Bachelor of Health Sciences

Bachelor of Health Sciences (Associate to Bachelor Completion)

(NOTE: This degree plan presumes that the student has completed an AAS or equivalent.)

General Education Requirements: 32 hours
Additional General Education Requirements: 17-23 hours

 *Gen. Ed. and Additional Gen. Ed. requirements must include: CMU103, AH390, MA103, PY101, min. 8 hrs. of Science, 3 hrs. of SO/PY.

Allied Health Concentration Coursework:  Hours taken from an associate level program in Allied Health; up to 54 hours.

Health Sciences Courses (36 hours)  
Students must earn a C in all HS and AH prefix courses, except AH/HS400, in which they must earn a B.
AH212 Medical Terminology (3)
AH316 Data Analysis for Allied Health (3)
AH317 Health Professions Research (3)
HS300 Professional Practice in Healthcare (3)
HS304 Health Care Law (3)
AH/HS400 Health Care Informatics (3)
HS410 Client Education and Health Care (3)
HS314 Insurance, Coding and Billing in Health Care (3)
HS420 Case Studies in Managerial Integrity (3)
HS430 Issues in Current Professional Practice (3)
HS440 Capstone: Business Management Practicum (6)       

Electives to complete min. 120 hours

Competencies, Tier II

  • Broaden students understanding of human nature for the purpose of developing therapeutic relationships and communication skills necessary in the healthcare environment.
  • Understand the basic structure and function of the human body.
  • Improve critical thinking skills.
  • Develop ethical leadership and decision making skills.
  • Evaluate career choices within healthcare services based on emerging skills and personal strengths and abilities.

Health Science Program Outcomes

  • Demonstrate leadership with technical proficiency and graduates demonstrate use of principles of management and leadership evidence in: management of fiscal, physical and human resources.
  • Apply critical thinking and problem solving to the provision of health care services evidenced by successful completion of internships or clinical practicums.
  • Incorporate the principles of communication, advocacy, and health care education into practice.
  • Exhibit commitment to individual growth as a lifelong learner evidenced by: 
    1. continuing formal education, informal education: 
    2. reading professional refereed journals,         
    3. participating in shaping the healthcare delivery system.
    4. Demonstrate collaboration with other healthcare providers to promote the full human potential.
Last updated: 07/06/2021