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Health Sciences

Careers in the health sciences are among the fastest-growing professions nationwide. A B.S. in Health Sciences from Georgian Court University makes you marketable to employers and prepares you for challenging coursework after college. Graduates will be ready to achieve in medical imaging, clinical laboratory science, genetic counseling, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and much more. It is also a great option if you are pre-med, pre-dental, pre-podiatry, or pre-physician assistant.

GCU partners with Hackensack Meridian Health for internships and other experiences where you will learn from working professionals. Practical work in the field, combined with what you learn on campus, prepare you for rigorous training—and career success—after you leave GCU.

To earn this degree, you must successfully complete at least 120 credits, including your General Education requirements and the major requirements below.

Major Sequence

Required Courses (69 credits):
HRP111Introduction to Health Science3
HRP200Medical Terminology3
HRP/NU351Health Policy3
HRP404Internship in Health Care3
HRP444Capstone in Health Science1
BI121Cellular Organiz., Energetics & Function4
BI204Genetics & Evolution4
BI213Human Anatomy & Physiology I4
BI214Human Anatomy & Physiology II4
CH113General Chemistry I4
CH114General Chemistry II4
MA103Introduction to Statistical Thinking3
or BI203 Experimental Design & Statistics
MA110Precalculus3
PH115College Physics I4
PH116College Physics II4
PL354Bioethics3
PS111Introduction to Psychology3
Select one of the following:3
PS232
Intro to Stats for the Beh Sciences
SW310
Methods of Social Work Research
ES470
Research Methods in Exercise & Sport
SO101Principles of Sociology3
SP105Beginning Everyday Spanish I3
or SP107 Spanish for Specialized Work Settings
SW295CommunicationSkillsSocialWork3
or BU242 Managerial Communications
Elective Courses
Select 12 credits from the following:12
BI111
Life: Human Biology
BI219
Microbiology
BI/NU/ES275
Pathophysiology
BI419
Advanced Microbiology
BI420
WI:Medical Microbiology
BI437/CH311
Biochemistry I
BI438/CH312
Biochemistry II
CH223
Organic Chemistry I
CH224
Organic Chemistry II
ES220
Introduction to Nutrition
GP316
Physiology of Development & Aging
IH210
Integrative Self-Care Planning
IH320
Integrative Healing Methods
PS221
Child & Adolescent Development
PS224
Adult Development
PS281
Introduction to Addictions & Recovery
PS282
Foundations of Addictions Treatment
SW203
Introduction to Social Welfare
SW240
Addictions
Pre-Dental Track:
HS electives include CH223 and CH224
Pre-Medical Track:
HS electives include CH223, CH224, and BI437/CH311
Pre-Physician Assistant Track:
HS electives include ES220 and Microbiology (200-level and above)
Total Credits81


For more information on program requirements, consult the Undergraduate Catalog.

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