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Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences

AdventHealth University
4 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
Orlando
English

Program description

Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences

The Department of Health and Biomedical Sciences seeks to enhance the spiritual, physical, ethical, and cultural lives of the students at AdventHealth University and offers degree programs that enhance the quality of healthcare. It provides general education courses to students who are enrolled in a professional program; seeking admission into a professional program; desiring to encapsulate the first two years of general education courses into an Associate of Science degree in Health Sciences; and working toward completion of degrees offered by the Department of Health and Biomedical Sciences.

Admission requirements

Minimum GPA

Have at least a 2.70 GPA in high school as a recent graduate or at least a 2.70 GPA on a minimum of 12 college credits.

English Language Proficiency

While applying to the University, all students for whom English is not their primary language must demonstrate English proficiency in one of the following ways:

Course Options:

  • Successful completion of college-level English Composition I from an English-speaking regionally accredited college with a minimum grade of “C”, or
  • Graduation from an English-speaking high school and successful completion of two semesters of Senior high school English, English ESOL, or AP Language & Composition with a minimum grade of “C”; or
  • For Early Acceptance students, from an English-speaking high school, successful completion of two semesters of Junior year high school English, English ESOL, or AP Language & Composition with a minimum grade of “C”.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

Track I: The Science Track

First Year

Fall

  • General Chemistry I
  • General Chemistry I Lab
  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Anatomy and Physiology I
  • Anatomy and Physiology I Lab or
  • General Biology I
  • General Biology Lab
  • English Composition I
  • College Algebra

Spring

  • Philosophy of Healthcare
  • Anatomy and Physiology II or
  • General Biology II
  • Anatomy and Physiology II Lab or
  • General Biology II Lab
  • English Composition II
  • Introduction to Microcomputers
  • Principles of Microbiology
  • Principles of Microbiology Lab or
  • General Chemistry II
  • General Chemistry II Lab

Second Year

Fall

  • Introduction to Public Speaking
  • General Psycholog
  • Elective - Electives (3)
  • World Civilization I or
  • World Civilization II

Spring

  • U.S. History I or
  • U.S. History II
  • Medical Terminology
  • Survey of Physics
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Literature and Fine Arts
  • Fitness

Third Year

Fall

  • Developmental Psychology
  • Survey of American Literature
  • Concepts of Pathophysiology
  • Introduction to Practice

Spring

  • Elementary Statistics
  • U.S. Healthcare System
  • Health Psychology or
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Issues in Science and Religion
  • CHTC Internship I
  • Summer–Optional
  • CHTC Internship II

Fourth Year

Fall

  • Aging and Society
  • Legal Aspects of Healthcare
  • Undergraduate Seminar I
  • CHTC Internship II

Spring

  • Undergraduate Seminar II
  • Patient Care Management
  • Introduction to Epidemiolog
  • Christian Ethics and Healthcare

Track II: Allied Health Track

First Year

Fall

  • Developmental Psychology
  • Fitness
  • Elementary Statistics
  • History
  • Introduction to Public Speaking
  • Introduction to Practice

Spring

  • Survey of General Chemistry Lab
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Survey of American Literature
  • U.S. Healthcare System
  • Survey of Physics
  • CHTC Internship I

Summer–Optional

  • CHTC Internship II

Second Year

Fall

  • Literature and Fine Arts
  • Legal Aspects of Healthcare
  • Undergraduate Seminar I
  • CHTC Internship II
  • Religion

Spring

  • Undergraduate Seminar II
  • Healthcare Management
  • Introduction to Epidemiology
  • Aging and Society
  • Ethics for Nursing and Allied Health
  • Health Psychology or
  • Abnormal Psychology

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Tuition fees

Tuition fees per credit hour: $525.00

Qualification

Degree Level: Bachelor's Degree

Career opportunities

This degree, a three-track program and pre-professional in nature, is crafted to prepare students for entrance into a professional program such as health care administration, public health, occupational therapy, physical therapy, or physician assistantship.

About this institute

AdventHealth University

AdventHealth University is a Seventh-day Adventist institution specializing in healthcare education in a faith-affirming environment. Service-oriented and guided by the values of nurture, excellence, spirituality, and stewardship, the University seeks to develop leaders who will practice healthcare as a ministry....


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