Health Science

A health science major studies health and disease in the human body. Students in this major are prepared to work in a variety of health related careers.

For this major you’ll take lots of health science classes. But you’ll also need to take classes in the arts, science, math, and social sciences to earn your bachelor’s degree. These extra courses help make sure that you graduate from college with all of the skills you’ll need to prepare for a successful career in health science.

Sample Courses

Health Science Courses:

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • General Chemistry
  • General Psychology
  • Modern Biology
  • Human Psychology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Nutrition
  • Athletic Training
  • Epidemiology
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Health Care Management
  • Toxicology
  • Clinical Microbiology
  • Critical Phases of Life
  • Health Care Delivery
  • Pathophysiology

General Curriculum Requirements:

  • Arts Courses: Art, History, Languages, Literature, Music
  • Math Courses: Algebra, Calculus, Computer Science, Logic, Statistics
  • Natural Sciences Courses: Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physics
  • Social Sciences Courses: Anthropology, Economics, Government, Psychology, Sociology
Health Science Major Kimberlyn H.

“I’m a Health Science Major because I would like to be a physical therapist, so Health Science is a great way to get involved in different classes that will help me be able to attend physical therapy school.”

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