Aug 14, 2022  
ARCHIVED 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
ARCHIVED 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Integrated Health Sciences


This program is for freshman level entry and transfer students who have a broad-based interest in the health field. There are three areas of concentration including health management, health and wellness, and a pre-professional for students seeking to earn post-baccalaureate professional or graduate degrees. Graduates will be prepared to fill various roles that support healthy living in businesses, community organizations, and numerous positions across the health care industry.

Degree Requirements


This is an entry-level program where students are able to enter the program upon admission. Students must maintain an overall GPA of 2.25 and receive a grade no less than a C for all courses in the major.

Liberal Studies (42 hours)


Students are strongly encouraged to consult closely with their advisor to choose to most approriate Liberal Studies courses in order to progress through the degree efficiently.  

IHS Pre-Professional Concentration (24 hours)


Students in this concentration are required to take 8 CH of Anatomy and Physiology (BIOL 291 and 292) and then choose an additional 16 CH from the list of major/concentration electives (choice will depend on career direction - student should consider prerequisites needed for graduate or professional school and should consult closely with his/her advisor)

IHS Health and Wellness Concentration (24 hours)


Students in this concentration are required to take HPE 223 and HPE 225 or BIOL 291 and BIOL 292. Students then choose an additional 16 CH from the list of major/concentration electives (choice will depend on career direction - student should consider prerequisites needed for credentialing or certificates and should consult closely with his/her advisor).

IHS Health Management Concentration (24 hours)


Students are required to complete the following 8 courses.

Electives (9 hours)


Students are free to select electives of their choosing to fulfill 120 credit hours for the degree; however, it is strongly recommended that they consult with their advisor to ensure timely and efficient progression through the degree.  Some students may want to use electives to satisfy course work needed for post-baccalaureate studies.