Program Components for an Additonal Major in Health Sciences

ADDITIONAL MAJOR IN HEALTH SCIENCES

Most health professions (from Physical Therapy to Pharmacy and Medicine) require the completion of a graduate program, the admission to which is predicated on successful completion of rigorous curricula of specific pre-requisite courses.  HTC’s additional major in Health Sciences allows students seeking advanced educational opportunities to better leverage their education at HTC.   In addition, HTC offers a Cooperative BSN Program in conjunction with North Park University.

 

Major in Health Sciences

Core Curriculum

 

Semester Credit Hours Required

 

Residency Requirement

MATH 272:    Statistical Analysis

3

NSCI 170:     General Chemistry I

NSCI 160:      Physics I with Lab

4

4

4

NSCI 180:      General Biology with Lab

4

4

NSCI 201:      Anatomy and Physiology I with Lab

4

4

NSCI 202:      Anatomy and Physiology II with Lab

4

4

NSCI 263:      Molecular Biology and Genetics

4

4

PHIL 323 :      Jewish Bioethics*

3

3

PSYC 101:     General Psychology

PSYC 217:     Developmental Psychology

3

3

3

TOTAL FOR THE MAJOR

36

25

 

Pre-Professional Preparation – Careers in Health Sciences

Prerequisites for BSN and MSN(Nursing) 

Recommended Curriculum

Semester Credit Hours Required

MATH 104:     College Algebra

MATH 272:     Statistical Analysis

ENGL 211:     Advanced Composition

3

3

3

ENGL –         Approved Literature course

3

HIST --          Approved non-Western History

NSCI 170:     General Chemistry I

NSCI 152:     Medical Terminology and Pharmacology

NSCI 155:     Essentials of Nutrition

NSCI 180:     General Biology with lab

3

4

3

3

4

NSCI 201:      Human Anatomy and Physiology I

4

NSCI 202:      Human Anatomy and Physiology II

4

NSCI 240:      Organic Chemistry

4

NSCI 261:      Microbiology and Health

4

PHIL 323:     Jewish Bioethics*

PSYC 101:    General Psychology

PSYC 217:    Developmental Psychology

3

3

3

SOCI  101:     Introduction to Sociology

3

TOTAL 57

* Fulfills AHS core requirement for Philosophy.

Pre-Physical Therapy -  

Recommended Curriculum

MATH 261      Calculus I

MATH 272      Statistical Analysis

NSCI 180       General Biology

NSCI 160       Physics I

NSCI 161       Physics II

5

3

4

4

4

NSCI 201       Human Anatomy and Physiology I

4

NSCI 202       Human Anatomy and Physiology II

NSCI 170       General Chemistry I

NSCI 240       Organic Chemistry

4

4

4

PHIL 323        Jewish Bioethics*

PSYC 101      General Psychology

3

3

PSYC 217      Developmental Psychology  

PSYC 317      Abnormal Psychology

PSYC 322      Brain and Behavior

SOCI  101      Introduction to Sociology

3

3

4

3

 TOTAL  55

 

 

Pre-Pharmacy –

Recommended Curriculum

Semester Credit Hours Required 

BUSN 215 or 217 – Macroeconomics or Microeconomics

PSYC 101:               General Psychology

3

3

SOCI 101:                 Introduction to Sociology

3

MATH 261:               Calculus I

5

MATH 272:               Statistical Analysis   

3

Humanities Electives**

8

NSCI 180:                 General Biology I

NSCI 181:                 General Biology II

NSCI 201:                 Human Anatomy and Physiology I

4

4

4

NSCI 170:                 General Chemistry I

4

NSCI 171:                 General Chemistry II

4

NSCI 270:                Organic Chemistry I

4

NSCI 271:                 Organic Chemistry II

4

NSCI 160:                 Physics I

4

NSCI 161:                 Physics II

4

PHIL 323:                Jewish Bioethics*

3

TOTAL

64

Prerequisites for graduate and professional schools are subject to change.

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