University of Delaware Undergraduate Catalog Entry

 

DEGREE: BACHELOR OF SCIENCE

MAJOR: HEALTH STUDIES

 

CURRICULUM CREDITS

UNIVERSITY REQUIREMENTS

ENGL 110 Critical Reading and Writing (minimum grade C-)............................................................... 3

Three credits in an approved course or courses stressing................................................................. 3

multicultural, ethnic, and/or gender-related content

 

BREADTH REQUIREMENTS

Creative Arts and Humanities............................................................................................................ 6

Includes all Arts and Science Group A courses as well as art courses and foreign language courses not used in the Communication/Foreign Language requirement

Social Sciences (4 of the following 6 choices)................................................................................. 12

PSYC201, ECON100 or ECON151, SOCI201, IFST201, BUAD309,

Social Science/History Elective (as listed for Arts & Science Group B or C

Sciences (3 of the following choices; must include a biology course with lab)................................... 11

BISC104 or 207, CHEM101 or CHEM103 or CHEM105, 100-level or higher MATH, BISC208, and other natural science courses.

 

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS (minimum grade of C- in each course)

Second Writing Course ................................................................................................................... 3

An approved course taken after completion of 45 credit hours (listed as "Section satisfies A&S writing requirement") in the registration booklet).

Communication or Foreign Language Course.................................................................................... 3

Statistics Course at the 200 level or above........................................................................................ 3

CSCC/PHIL241 Ethical Issues in Healthcare ....... 3

BISC276 Human Physiology ...... 4

CNST404 Leadership in Organizations ............................................................................................. 3

Or

HESC422 Organization and Administration of Leisure Services.......................................................... 3

 

MEDT100

or

NURS100 Introductory Course.................................................................................................. 1

NURS101 Anatomy................................................................................................................... 2

or

HESC220 Anatomy and Physiology........................................................................................... 3

HESC155 Personal Health Management................................................................................. ..3*

or

HESC 214 Wellness: A Way of Life............................................................................................ 3

NTDT 200 Nutrition Concepts..................................................................................................... 3

HESC 210 Safety, First Aid and Emergency Care........................................................................ 3

 

MEDT 210 Information Technologies and Communication Skills................................................... 2

or

HESC 276 Personal Computers in Health, Physical Education and Recreation.............................. 2

NTDT305 Nutrition in the Lifespan.............................................................................................. 3

HESC 400 Research Methods.................................................................................................... 3

MEDT375 Clinical Laboratory Principles and Statistics ............................................................... 2

NURS411 Topics...................................................................................................................... 3

 

AND, ONE COURSE FROM EACH GROUP

HESC200 Issues in Health Behavior Management...................................................................... 3

HESC300 Issues in Physical Activity Studies............................................................................. 3

HESC329 Dynamics of Team Problem Solving.......................................................................... 3

 

NTDT255 Multicultural Food Habits............................................................................................ 3

NTDT310 Nutrition and Activity.................................................................................................. 3

NTDT350 Nutrition and Older Adults.......................................................................................... 3

 

Additional HESC, MEDT, NTDT, or NURS (Three credits must be at the 400 level)............................. 16

 

HESC495 Health Studies Practicum: Capstone Course: Student will be required to complete a Service Learning Experience . 6 *

CONCENTRATION AREA (minimum grade of C- in each course. Cannot be courses used as part of the major requirements)

 

Minor outside College of Health and Nursing Sciences...................................................... minimum 15

or

Concentration

(No more than 9 credits at the 100 and 200 level; 3 credits must be at the 400 level........... minimum 15)

Family and Personal Health: (COMM200, FOSC102, HESC335, IFST329, IFST339, IFST401, IFST410, NTDT305, NTDT310, NTDT350, NTDT452, PSYC325, PSYC334, SOCI418)

Health Ethics and Decision-Making: (CNST332, CSCC/HIST382, ECON390, HESC200 or HESC300+, HESC329, IFST 405, NTDT255, NTDT452, PHIL/BAMS/WOMS327, PHIL/CSCC444, POSC/SOCI/CSCC343, SOCI/CSCC311, WOMS/CSCC389)

Science-Based Health Information: (BISC105, BISC110, BISC152, BISC171/300, CHEM102 or CHEM104 or CHEM106, CHEM213, CHEM214 & 216, HESC220, HESC350, HESC425 or HESC426, HESC430 & HESC431, NTDT201, PHYS201, PHYS202, PSYC314)

 

ELECTIVES

After required courses are completed, sufficient elective credit must be taken to meet the minimum credits required for the degree.

+Only HESC200 or HESC300 can be used to satisfy the requirements of this major.

 

CREDITS TO TOTAL A MINIMUM OF........................................................................................... 120

* HLTH rubric to be initiated with approval of Health Studies major