Jul 19, 2024  
2022 Undergraduate Catalog 1.1 (WINTER-SPRING) 
2022 Undergraduate Catalog 1.1 (WINTER-SPRING) [ARCHIVED CATALOG - Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

Health Studies - Human Behavior (B.S.) - Hegis Code 2101.00

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(Bachelor of Science Degree)

The major in health studies with a concentration in human behavior is designed for students who plan to enter the health or health-related professions. Majors include students planning graduate work in a health or health-related field, students who plan to seek employment in the health care field upon graduation, and students interested in exploring health issues from a behavioral perspective in the context of a liberal arts background. This degree does not lead to a professional credential or prepare for licensure.

Learning Objectives

  • Communicate an awareness of and appreciation for the importance of interacting effectively with people of diverse backgrounds.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the varied interdisciplinary health care roles inclusive of Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Nursing, Therapeutic Recreation and Psychology-Child Life.
  • Interpret and apply Human Development concepts across the life span to evaluate and improve the health of individuals with/without various medical conditions.
  • Demonstrate critical appraisal skills when utilizing clinical research in order to be critical consumers of research as well as advocates for their future healthcare clients.
  • Identify key components of professional ethics and behaviors of health practitioners.

Academic Requirements

See Core  section of this catalog.

Core: 34-55 Credit Hours

Major-Related Course Requirements

(Some of the following may be used to satisfy core requirements.)



*Liberal Arts
**course also included in core

Program Credits

Core 34-55 Credits
Major Course Requirements 36-37 Credits
Major Related Course Requirements 13-38 Credits
College Electives 0-37 Credits
Total Credit hours Required For Degree 120 Credits


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