Applied Health Science Courses

The course work for the Applied Health Science degree is designed to give you the foundation to continue your education in a variety of health science fields. With a strong emphasis on health-related subjects, you will gain knowledge of biology, anatomy and physiology, public health, counseling and health coaching, wellness, and nutrition. The degree is ideal for students interested in pursuing healthcare and public health careers, such as occupational therapy, physical therapy, nursing, physician assistant, speech language pathology, public health, and health coaching. 

General Education Requirements- 30 credit hours

BIO 114 Principles of Biology I
ENG 133 Technical Communication or ENG 143 College Composition
EXS 102 Lifetime Wellness
HUM 203 Humanities Seminar (Writing Intensive)
MA 113 College Algebra 
MA 253 Statistics
PSY 113 Principles of Psych 
SP 203 Effective Speaking 
Humanities Elective – 3 credit hours
Social Science Elective – 3 credit hours

Program Requirements - 45 credit hours

AHS 113 Introduction to Public Health
AHS 203 Medical Law and Ethics for Health Science
AHS 373 Health Promotions and Problems
AHS 383 Health Coaching
AHS 473 Global Perspectives Health & Wellness
BIO 124 Principles of Biology II
BIO 384 Anatomy and Physiology I
BIO 394 Anatomy and Physiology II
CH 104 General Chemistry I
EXS 273 Nutrition 
EXS 363 Capstone Experience in Health Sciences I
PH 154 College Physics I
PSY 363 Human Behavior & Counseling
UE 101 University Experience

Health Science Electives - choose 30 credit hours from this section with at least 15 credits being from 300 or above level classes

BIO 163 Medical Terminology
BIO 202 Introduction to Biological Literature & Communication
BIO 233 Cell Biology
BIO 324 Microbiology
BIO 383 Intro to Pharmacology
BIO 443 Pathology
CH 114 General Chemistry II
EXS 203 Risk and Sports 
EXS 243 Athletic Training
EXS 263 Motor Learning
EXS 283 Fitness Evaluation Assessment
EXS 293 Biomechanics
EXS 333 Kinesiology
EXS 353 Exercise Physiology
EXS 423 Evaluation of Athletic Injuries
EXS 453 Capstone Experience in Health Science II
EXS 483 Professional Development in Exercise Science
EXS 493 Strength and Conditioning Preparation
PH 164 College Physics II
SCI 434 Science Internship

Electives - 15 credit hours

Electives to be determined with advisor.


For a complete description of the above requirements, please go to the Course Catalog.