Health Sciences B.H.S. (Emphasis in Gerontology)

Degree Requirements: 124 Credit Hours

See Core Curriculum for required courses in Area A1 through Area E.

Credit Hours
General Requirements (Core Areas A - E)42
Additional Requirements4
Area F - Courses Appropriate to Major18
Cult Illins Disg & Trtmnt
Management of Health Information
Health Issues and Resources
Introduction to the Disease Continuum
Medical Terminology
Elementary Statistics (or approved elective if taken in D1﮽)
Major Requirements18
Interprofessional Teams in Healthcare Organizations
Special Topics in Health Science
Research Methods
Seminar in Professional Issues
Nutrition
Population Health Sciences
Related Emphasis Requirements24
Survey of Gerontology
Healthy Aging
Gerontology Practicum (with Portfolio Requirement)
Epidemiology
Legal Iss In Hlth Care Environ
Indep Study In Health Science
Physical Activity in Disease Prevention/Treatment
Health Weight Management and Body Composition
Select 18 credit hours of Guided Electives18
Introduction to Health Informatics
Health Care Economics
Principles of Health Insurance and Reimbursement
Introduction to International Health
Women and Minority Health Issues
Health and Sexuality
Ethical Theories/Moral Issues in Health
Abnormal Psychology
Older Adult Developmental Psychology
Aging Programs and Policies
Elementary Spanish I
Elementary Spanish II
Total Credit Hours124