Applications are now being accepted for our Fall 2020 cohort!
Ideal applicants for the Bachelor of Health Science (BHS) degree should have:
- A minimum of 76 semester or 114 quarter credits that can transfer into the program
- A cumulative 2.75 GPA or higher
- Work or other experience in healthcare or business (full-time work, job shadowing, volunteer experience, etc.)
- Completed the BHS program application along with the submission of official transcripts for all college-level coursework
If you have any questions about the transferability of coursework from your institution or would like a free transcript review, contact Emily Josi.
General Education Requirements
Coursework does not need to be completed to apply to the BHS program. However, to be eligible for admission for a given academic year, you need to show that you can complete all the required coursework in a reasonable amount of time with grades of C- or better.
|Writing||Writing, English literature, English composition||2|
|Arts & Letters||Humanities, History, Ethics, World languages, Literature, Philosophy, Communications, Film Studies, Art, Music, Theatre, Religion, Gender Studies, Human Geography, Media Arts, Graphic Design||9|
|Social Science||Psychology, Sociology, Economics, Anthropology, Political Science, Law, Criminal Justice, Geography, Public Health, History||9|
|Science||Biology, Chemistry, Anatomy, Physiology, Physics, Astronomy, Environmental Science, Life Science, Oceanography, Nutrition, Bioinformatics, Physical Anthropology, Computer Science||12|
|Mathematics||Students may use the required BHS course HSC 435 Statistical Analysis and Decision Making to meet this requirement||5|
|Speech/Oral Communication/Cultural Literacy||Language, Speech, Communication, Public Speaking. HSC 301 & HSC 302 Spanish I & II can be used to fulfill this requirement.||6|
Additional Program Requirements
Depending on which internship site you choose, you may be required to complete the following:
- Immunizations (varies)
- Criminal Background Check (approximately $100)
- Drug Screening (approximately $100)
The costs associated with immunizations, criminal background check, and drug screenings are the responsibility of the student and are dependent on health insurance coverage (immunizations and drug screening) and number of residences (background check).
- HealthStream (Free)
- Plagiarism and APA Formatting ($49 fee)