General Curriculum Description

The general curriculum distribution requirements are contained in the academic programs section. Students pursuing a Bachelor of Science in allied health must complete all general curriculum distribution requirements with the following stipulations.
  1. For the Physical Therapy Sciences concentration, each student must have credit in BIO 203 and CHE 152/153L as part of the natural science component of the general curriculum distribution.
  2. For the Occupational Therapy Sciences concentration, each student must have credit in BIO 204 and CHE 152/153L as part of the natural sciences component of the general curriculum distribution.
  3. For the Medical Sciences concentration, each student must have credit in BIO 203 and CHE 152/153L as part of the natural science component of the general curriculum distribution.
  4. As part of the social science component, each allied health student must have credit in PSY 200, PSY 250 and either ECO 204 or ECO 205.

Required courses for the program in allied health:

HSC 100 Health Science 2
HSC 120 Introduction to Allied Health Professions 2
HSC 130 Medical Terminology 3
HSC 150 Emergency Response 3
HSC 203 Nutrition 3
HSC 230 Human Anatomy and Physiology I 3
HSC 234 Human Anatomy and Physiology I Lab 1
HSC 231 Human Anatomy and Physiology II 3
HSC 235 Human Anatomy and Physiology II Lab 1
HSC 360 Principles of Epidemiology in Exercise and Public Health 3
HSC 491 Seminar in Allied Health 3
ESC 270 Prevention and Care of Sports Injuries 3
ESC 330 Motor Development and Skill Acquisition 3
ESC 340 Applied Kinesiology 3
ESC 460 Physiology of Exercise 3
ESC 380 Exercise Testing and Prescription 3
CHE 152/153 General Chemistry I w/lab (meets general distribution requirement) 4
PSY 200 General Psychology (meets general distribution requirement) 4
PSY211/HSC350 Statistics and Experimental Methods I/ Biostatistics 4/3
PSY 250 Health Psychology 4
PSY 220 Fundamentals of Biopsychology and Learning 4
ECO 204 or 205 Principles of Microeconomics or Principles of Macroeconomics 3
Total Semester Hours: 65/64
The following courses are required for a concentration in physical therapy sciences:
BIO 203 Biological Diversity (meets general distribution requirement) 4
BIO 204 Biological Unity 4
CHE 154/1551 General Chemistry II w/lab 4
PHY 200/201 General Physics I, II w/labs 8
PSY 210 Development I: Child Psychology 4
PSY 317 Development II: Adulthood and Aging 4
Electives   1-2
 Total Semester Hours:   29/30
The following courses are required for a concentration in occupational therapy sciences:
BIO 204 Biological Unity (meets general distribution requirement) 4
CHE 154/155 General Chemistry II w/lab 4
PSY 303 Abnormal Psychology 4
PSY 210 Development I: Child Psychology 4
PSY 317 Development II: Adulthood and Aging 4
ESC 400 Physical Education and Fitness with Special Populations 3
PHY 200 General Physics w/lab 4
Electives   2-3
Total Semester Hours: 29/30
The following courses are required for a concentration in medical sciences:
BIO 203 Biological Diversity (meets general distribution requirement) 4
BIO 204 Biological Unity 4
CHE 154/155 General Chemistry II w/lab 4
PHY 200/201 General Physics I, II w/lab 8
CHE 232/233 Organic Chemistry w/lab 4
PSY 210 Development I: Child Psychology 4
PSY 317 Development II: Adulthood and Aging 4
Electives   1-2
Total Semester Hours: 33/34