Health Science

Degree:
Location: Boston

Why Health Science ?

An academically rigorous degree program, the Bachelor of Science in Health Science includes science-based courses in biology, chemistry, human anatomy and physiology, along with electives such as pharmacology, epidemiology, public health, nutrition and healthcare management that allow you to focus in your areas of interest.

 

If you’re interested in working in a health-related profession or continuing on to graduate school to obtain an advanced degree in medicine, dentistry, respiratory therapy, nursing, or public health, then you should consider a bachelor’s degree in health science—a solid foundation for either path.

An academically rigorous degree program, the Bachelor of Science in Health Science includes science-based courses in biology, chemistry, human anatomy and physiology, along with electives such as pharmacology, epidemiology, public health, nutrition and healthcare management that allow you to focus in your areas of interest.

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What you'll study

General Requirements

Bachelor of Science in Health Science General Requirements

University-Wide Requirement

Minimum 2.000 GPA required 

Students must earn a minimum of 60 Northeastern University semester hours in order to receive a bachelor's degree.

NUpath Requirements 

All undergraduate students are required to complete the NUpath Requirements.

Foundation Courses

18 semester hours required 

Mathematics 

MTH 1100 - College Algebra
3.00
MTH 2310 - Statistics for the Behavioral and Social Sciences
3.00
 

Information Technology

Choose one of the following:

ITC 1000 - Computer Applications
3.00
ITC 2016 - End-User Data Analysis Tools
3.00
 

Psychology

PSY 1100 - Foundations of Psychology
3.00
 

Communication

CMN 1100 - Organizational Communication
3.00

Philosophy

Choose one of the following:

PHL 2130 - Ethical Issues in Healthcare
3.00
PHL 2140 - Ethical Issues in Science and Engineering
3.00
 

Major Required Courses

36 semester hours required 

Health Management 

HMG 1100 - Foundations of Healthcare Management
3.00
HMG 2110 - Health Law and Regulation
3.00
 

Biology

BIO 1100 - Principles of Biology 1
3.00
BIO 1101 - Lab for BIO 1100
1.00
BIO 1200 - Principles of Biology 2
3.00
BIO 1201 - Lab for BIO 1200
1.00
BIO 1600 - Human Anatomy and Physiology 1
3.00
BIO 1601 - Lab for BIO 1600
1.00
BIO 1700 - Human Anatomy and Physiology 2
3.00
BIO 1701 - Lab for BIO 1700
1.00
 

Chemistry

CHM 1100 - General Chemistry 1
3.00
CHM 1101 - Lab for CHM 1100
1.00
CHM 1200 - General Chemistry 2
3.00
CHM 1201 - Lab for CHM 1200
1.00

Health Science 

HSC 3300 - Epidemiology
3.00
 

Capstone

HSC 4850 - Project in Health Science
3.00
 

Professional Electives

15 semester hours required 

Complete 15 semester hours from the following subject areas:

BIO, CHM, HMG, HSC, PHY, PSY

Electives

Open electives to reach minimum credit requirements for the degree.

Did You Know?

Many of our admitted students receive scholarships worth up to $10,000

Did You Know?

2.3 million healthcare jobs to be added over the next 10 years. BLS 2015

Commitment

Full-Time
Part-Time

Entry Terms

Fall
Spring
Summer


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