Summary of Units

Common Core39 units
Additional required GE21 units
Additional GE & American Institutions27 units
Electives15 units
Free Electives18 units
Total120 units

Common Core (39)

  • BIOL 210 - Human Anatomy and Physiology I Units: 4
  • BIOL 211 - Human Anatomy and Physiology II Units: 4
  • CHEM 110 - Chemistry of Life Units: 4
  • HLTH 100 - Medical Terminology Units: 1
  • HLTH 101 - Overview of Health Care Industry and Its Delivery Units: 3
  • HLTH 102 - Community Health Organizations and Their Functions Units: 2
  • HLTH 300 - Nutrition, Exercise and Wellness Units: 3
  • HLTH 301 - Introduction to Public Health Administration Units: 3
  • HLTH 302 - Introduction to Health Care Informatics Units: 3
  • NRS 348 - Healthy Aging (Cross-listed as PSY 348, SOC 348) Units: 3
  • SOC 303 - Statistical Applications in the Social Sciences (Cross-listed as PSY 303, POLS 303) Units: 4
    BIOL 203 - Quantitative Methods for Biology (3, B3, B4) or MATH/PSY 202-Biostatistics (3, B3) taken as pre-nursing student at CI may be accepted for Health Science major in lieu of SOC 303.

Complete 2 units of the following:

  • HLTH 492 - Service Learning in Health Sciences Units: 1-2
  • HLTH 494 - Independent Research Units: 1-2
  • HLTH 497 - Directed Study Units: 1-2

and

  • HLTH 499 - Senior Capstone Project Units: 3

Additional Required Supporting GE (21)

  • ANTH 443 - Medical Anthropology: Cross-Cultural Perspectives On Health and Healing Units: 3
  • BIOL 326 - Scientific and Professional Ethics (Cross-listed as MGT 326) Units: 3
  • BIOL 333 - Emerging Public Health Issues Units: 3
  • BIOL 432 - Principles of Epidemiology and Environmental Health Units: 3
  • COMM 210 - Interpersonal Communication Units: 3
  • PSY 213 - Developmental Psychology Units: 3
  • SOC 100 - Introduction to Sociology Units: 3

Additional GE and American Institutions Courses (27)

  • General Education not included in the major (21 units, categories A2, A3, B3 or B4, C1, C2, C3a, C3b)
  • Six of the nine units of upper-division interdisciplinary General Education are included in the requirements for the major.
  • American Institutions (6)

Electives (15)

Select 5 courses from the following list:

  • BUS 333 - Nonprofit Leadership and Innovation (Cross-listed as COMM 333 and POLS 333) Units: 3
  • BUS 336 - Social Entrepreneurship (Cross-listed as SOC 336) Units: 3
  • CHS 343 - Health Issues in the Latina/o Community (Cross-listed as COMM 343, NRS 343) Units: 3
  • COMM 441 - Health Communication (Cross-listed as NRS 441) Units: 3
  • COMP 447 - Societal Issues in Computing Units: 3
  • COMP 449 - Human-Computer Interaction (Cross-listed as PSY 449) Units: 3
  • COMP 469 - Artificial Intelligence/Neural Nets Units: 3
  • ENGL 330 - Interdisciplinary Writing Units: 3
  • HLTH 322 - Health Issues in Education Units: 2
  • MGT 307 - Management of Organizations Units: 3
  • MGT 325 - Entrepreneurial Management Units: 3
  • MGT 426 - Management of Healthcare Organizations Units: 3
  • MGT 471 - Project Management Units: 3
  • NRS 342 - Complementary and Alternative Health (Cross-listed as PSY 342) Units: 3
  • POLS 325 - American Public Policy Units: 3
  • SOC 310 - Research Methods in Sociology Units: 4
  • SOC 352 - Social Movements Units: 3
  • SOC 360 - Race & Ethnicity Units: 3
  • SOC 374 - Sociology of Organizations Units: 3

Free Electives (18)

Choose from special courses from the emphases and or from any listed upper-division courses at the University.