2019-2020 Catalog 
    Oct 19, 2019  
2019-2020 Catalog

Biology, Health Science track, B.S.

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The Health Science track is designed for students interested in pursuing professional education as a physical therapist, occupational therapist, physician’s assistant, athletic trainer, and other clinical related fields.

Core Curriculum: Areas A-E (42 hours)

See ABAC Core Curriculum , using Area D Science option .

Area A: MATH 1112  or MATH 1113  is required
Area D: CHEM 1211 /CHEM 1211L  and CHEM 1212 /CHEM 1212L  are strongly recommended.
Area E: PSYC 2103  and PSYC 1101  or SOCI 1101  are strongly recommended

Required Courses for the Major: 37 hours

A minimum grade of C is required in these courses.

Total Hours Required for the Degree: 120 hours

Plus PHED 1100  and one PE activity course .


  • Students should follow their advisor’s recommendations for appropriate selections in Core Curriculum  Area A1 , Area A2 , and Area D .
  • Credit toward graduation not allowed for the following combinations of science courses:
  • The maximum number of hours that will be awarded for credit for completion of internships is 9 credit hours.
  • When a course is authorized in multiple areas of a degree program, students completing the course to meet requirements of one area must take a different course in the subsequent area(s) to meet the requirements of the subsequent area(s) (i.e., No course can be counted multiple times in a degree program).
  • A baccalaureate degree program requires at least 21 semester hours of upper division courses in the major field and at least 39 semester hours of upper division work overall. Upper division is defined as 3000- and 4000-level courses.

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