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BS in Healthcare Studies | Curriculum

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Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Studies students will take 12- to 13-credit hours per semester over five semesters (total: 61 credit hours). The following is an overview of the courses in each semester.

Year  Semester  Course Credit Hours
1 Fall HCS-300  Intro to Health Behavior/Educ 3
    HCS-302 Foundations of Public Health 3
    HCS-304 Social Determinants of Health 3
    HCS-307 Academic and Scientific Writing 2
    HCS-308 Ethical Issues in Health Prac 1
    Total Semester Hours 12
         
1 Spring HCS-310 Program Planning and Implement 3
    HCS-312 Overview of the U.S. Health  3
    HCS-316 Etiology and Pathophysiology  3
    HCS-324 Principles of Epidemiology 3
      Total Semester Hours 12
         
1 Summer HCS-320 Introduction to Health Policy 3
    HCS-322 Health and Disease Across the 3
    HCS-314 Applied Research and Statistic 3
    HCS-412 Leadership in the Health Profe 3
      Total Semesters Hours 12
         
2 Fall HCS-402 Principles of Health Navigatio 3
    HCS-404 Culturally Sensitive Care 3
    HCS-406 Global Health 3
    HCS-410 Rural Public Health 3
    HCS-330 Practicum Development 1
      Total Semester Hours 13
         
2 Spring HCS-408 Social Marketing 3
    HCS-414 Fou. of Health Informatics 3
    HCS-318 Evaluation of Health Promotion 3
    HCS-480 Guided Practicum 3
      Total Semester Hours 12
         
      Total Credit Hours 61