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  Sep 24, 2017
 
 
    
2017 Undergraduate Catalog

Health Studies (43-330) - Option 1 - Pre-Physical Therapy/Pre-Occupational Therapy, BS


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Major, Bachelor of Science Degree

Health Studies Major (Option 1: Pre-PT/Pre-OT), BS (43-02330) (4 Year Guide)  

Major Requirements: 59-66 Semester Hours


Each Student Must Select One of the Following Options: 30-37 Sem. Hours


(See departmental faculty advisor)

The graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Studies (with an Option in Pre-Physical Therapy/Pre-Occupational Therapy) will:

  • Apply fundamental health principles to rehabilitative centers; lifestyle issues that influence behavior, and wellness factors to solve orthopedic and/or epidemiologic problems affecting various communities, cultures and groups.
  • Use discipline-appropriate equipment, research techniques and/or instruments with understanding, accuracy, precision, and safety in order to answer health-related questions.
  • Use the language and concepts of health studies to communicate effectively in oral and written form.
  • Exhibit the ethical use of health knowledge, materials, and procedures that demonstrates an impact on the individual as well as society.
  • Achieve the background needed to enable the student to be competitive in Physical Therapy or Occupational Therapy graduate school.

Option 1 Pre-Physical Therapy/Pre-Occupational Therapy: 37 Sem. Hours


The graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Studies (with an Option in Community Health) will:

  • Apply fundamental health principles affecting various communities, cultures and groups.
  • Use discipline-specific equipment, research techniques and/or instruments appropriately in order to answer health-related questions.
  • Use the language and concepts of health studies to communicate in oral and written forms.
  • Exhibit the ethical use of health knowledge, materials, and procedures.
  • Complete the necessary requirements to enable the student to be successful in a graduate program of study.

Must have a C or better for these courses.

General Education Requirements: 42-44 Semester Hours


All students must complete a minimum of 42 credit hours in general education. Some majors require additional hours due to required coursework. See The General Education Program Requirements  for full listing of requirements. The following general education classes are required by this major:

Must have a C or better for these courses.

Free Electives Option 1: 10 Sem. Hours


Minimum Total: 120 Sem. Hours


10 Competency 10 course

* This course has a prerequisite not listed in the program; click the course number for additional requirements.

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