Apr 23, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

Health Science - Concentration in General Health Science, B.H.S.

Location(s): Fully Online

Degree Requirements: 124 Credit Hours

See Core Curriculum Course Requirements - Clinical Health  for required courses in Area A1 through Area E. 

General Requirements (Core Areas A - E) Credit Hours: 42

Additional Requirements Credit Hours: 4

Related Course Requirements Credit Hours: 18

Guided Electives Credit Hours: 18

Select 18 credit hours of Guided Electives from the following:

Total Credit Hours: 124

1 If STAT 1401 - Elementary Statistics (3 Credit Hours)  is taken in Area D, select 3 credit hours from the list of courses.

Admission Requirements

In addition to a completed health sciences program application made to the department, students must seek regular admission to Georgia Southern University. Students must be eligible for MATH 1001 Quantitative Reasoning  or ENGL 1101 Composition I , and must undergo a formal interview conducted by a health sciences faculty member.

Progress Requirements

All students are required to submit evidence of liability insurance and a health assessment prior to beginning their practicum.

Students must complete the degree program within six consecutive years from the date of their initial admission to the major. Students who do not complete the program within this time limit must apply for readmission, meet current criteria for admission, and have their previous credits calculated. Students who are granted readmission must meet course requirements in effect at the time of readmission. A minimum grade of C or better must be earned in each course in the major.

It is recommended that all bachelor of health science students have current CPR certification at the time of graduation.


Undergraduate Academic Advisement at Georgia Southern is provided to all degree-seeking undergraduate students by professional advisors. Academic Advisors are located on all three Georgia Southern University campuses. Students are required to meet with their assigned Academic Advisor at least once a semester. For more information visit Academic Advisement .