BS in Health Sciences

James Madison University - ISC, United States

bs-in-health-sciences

Next enrollment cycle

May 2022

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First Year Course Fee

USD 24,875

Course Accredited By

ABET

  • 4 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Degree
  • Up to 6% scholarship
The B.S. in Health Sciences degree is designed for students interested in understanding the causes of disease, strategies for promoting wellness and behavior change, and the scientific basis and methodologies for analysis of health concerns.
The major combines a broad foundation of health-related course work with a choice of preparatory courses suitable for entry into graduate programs in dentistry, medicine, occupational therapy, optometry, pharmacy, physical therapy, physician assistant, public health and veterinary medicine.

Enrollment Cycles

  • May 2022
  • August 2022

Undergraduate
International Year (3 semesters) Intensive English Program (IEP) (1 semester)

  • TOEFL (iBT) 45 overall
  • IELTS 4.5 overall
  • Pearson (PTE) Not Accepted
  • Pearson Versant 41-42
  • Duolingo 65
  • Gao Kao English 75/120: 95/150
  • GPA: Undergraduate: 2.25 for International Year
    Up to 28 credits toward degree

International Year (3 semesters)

  • TOEFL (iBT) 50 overall
  • IELTS 5.0 overall
  • Pearson (PTE) 42
  • Pearson Versant 43-47
  • Duolingo 75
  • Gao Kao English 77/120; 99/150
  • GPA: Undergraduate: 2.25 for International Year
    Up to 27 credits toward degree

International Year (2 semesters)

  • TOEFL (iBT) 60 overall
  • IELTS 5.5 overall
  • Pearson (PTE) 45
  • Pearson Versant 48-5
  • Duolingo 85
  • Gao Kao English 83/120; 105/150
  • GPA: Undergraduate: 2.25 for International Year
    Up to 27 credits toward degree

International Year (1 semester)

  • TOEFL (iBT) 80 overall OR SAT with minimum score in critical reading of 500 is accepted in place of qualifying IELTS or TOEFL score
  • IELTS 6.5 overall OR SAT with minimum score in critical reading of 500 is accepted in place of qualifying IELTS or TOEFL score
  • Pearson (PTE) 58
  • Pearson Versant 64 or higher
  • Duolingo 105
  • Gao Kao English 95/120: 115/150
  • GPA: Undergraduate: 2.25 for International Year
    Up to 27 credits toward degree

Direct Admission

  • TOEFL (iBT) 80 overall OR SAT with minimum score in critical reading of 500 is accepted in place of qualifying IELTS or TOEFL score
  • IELTS 6.5 overall OR SAT with minimum score in critical reading of 500 is accepted in place of qualifying IELTS or TOEFL score
  • Pearson (PTE) 58
  • Pearson Versant 64 or higher
  • Duolingo 105
  • Gao Kao English Not Accepted
  • GPA: Undergraduate: 2.5 for Direct Admission

Major Requirements
CHEM 120. Concepts of Chemistry [C3PP] 3.00hrs
or
CHEM 131. General Chemistry I [C3PP] 3.00hrs
and
CHEM 131L. General Chemistry Laboratory [C3PP] 1.00hrs
or
CHEM 132. General Chemistry II 3.00hrs
and
CHEM 132L. General Chemistry Laboratory 1.00hrs
MATH 220. Elementary Statistics [C3QR] 3.00hrs
HTH 100. Personal Wellness [C5W] 3.00hrs
HTH 150. Introduction to Health Sciences 2.00hrs
HTH 210. Medical Terminology 3.00hrs
HTH 231. Population Health Determinants 3.00hrs
HTH 245. Foundations of Infectious Disease 3.00hrs
HTH 255. Chronic Disease and Disabilities 3.00hrs
HTH 320. Statistical Methods for Health Science Research 3.00hrs
HTH 351. Health Behavior Change 3.00hrs
HTH 354. U.S. and Global Health Care Systems 3.00hrs
HTH 408. Health Research Methods 3.00hrs
HTH 423. Ethics and Critical Thinking in Health 3.00hrs
HTH 450. Epidemiology 3.00hrs


Select 16 Credits:
BIO 140. Foundations of Biology I [C3NS] 4.00hrs
BIO 150. Foundations of Biology II 4.00hrs
BIO 240. Genetics 4.00hrs
BIO 245. General Microbiology 4.00hrs
BIO 324. Human Genetics 3.00hrs
BIO 370. Animal Physiology 4.00hrs
CHEM 241. Organic Chemistry I 3.00hrs
and
CHEM 241L. Concepts of Organic Chemistry Laboratory 1.00hrs
CHEM 242. Organic Chemistry II 3.00hrs
And
CHEM 242L. Organic Chemistry Laboratory 2.00hrs
CHEM 260. Concepts of Biochemistry 3.00hrs
HTH 441. Biomechanics for the Healthcare Professional 3.00hrs
NUTR 280. Nutrition for Wellness 3.00hrs
PHYS 140. College Physics I [C3PP] 3.00hrs
and
PHYS 140L. General Physics Laboratory [C3PP] 1.00hrs
PHYS 150. College Physics II 3.00hrs
and
PHYS 150L. General Physics Laboratory 1.00hrs
PSYC 101. General Psychology [C5SD] 3.00hrs
PSYC 160. Life Span Human Development [C5SD] 3.00hrs
PSYC 250. Introduction to Abnormal Psychology 3.00hrs
Select 8 Credits:
BIO 245. General Microbiology 4.00hrs
BIO 270. Human Physiology [C3NS] 4.00hrs
BIO 290. Human Anatomy 4.00hrs
Total: 65-70 Credit Hours


First Year
HTH 100. Personal Wellness [C5W] 3.00hrs
MATH 220. Elementary Statistics [C3QR] 3.00hrs
HTH 150. Introduction to Health Sciences 2.00hrs
2-3 courses from Select 16 4-8 Credit Hours
General Education courses 15-18 Credit Hours
Total: 30-33 Credit Hours


Second Year
CHEM 120. Concepts of Chemistry [C3PP] 3.00hrs
or
CHEM 131. General Chemistry I [C3PP] 3.00 and
CHEM 131L. General Chemistry Laboratory [C3PP] 1.00
or
CHEM 132. General Chemistry II 3.00hrs and
CHEM 132L. General Chemistry Laboratory 1.00hrs
HTH 210. Medical Terminology 3.00hrs
HTH 231. Population Health Determinants 3.00hrs
HTH 245. Foundations of Infectious Disease 3.00hrs
HTH 255. Chronic Disease and Disabilities 3.00hrs
General Education courses and electives 8-16 Credit Hours
Choose one of the following:
BIO 270. Human Physiology [C3NS] 4.00hrs
BIO 290. Human Anatomy 4.00hrs
Total: 30 Credit Hours


Third Year
HTH 320. Statistical Methods for Health Science Research 3.00hrs
HTH 351. Health Behavior Change 3.00hrs
HTH 354. U.S. and Global Health Care Systems 3.00hrs
General Education, select 16 courses and electives 11 Credit Hours
Choose one of the following:
BIO 270. Human Physiology [C3NS] 4.00hrs
BIO 290. Human Anatomy 4.00hrs
Total: 27 Credit Hours


Fourth Year
HTH 423. Ethics and Critical Thinking in Health 3.00hrs
HTH 450. Epidemiology 3.00hrs
General Education, pre-professional courses and electives 21 Credit Hours
Total: 30 Credit Hours

Pricing*

 Undergraduate 

IEP (1 semester) International Year (3 semester) $42,385

 International Year (3 semester) $33,650

 International Year (2 semester) $24,150 

International Year (1 semester) $12,075 

Direct Admit $24,875

 Program Tuition Estimated Room, Board & Fees $17,048 - $17,470** 

*Pricing is subject to change. 

**2-semester estimate. 

Undergraduate Pathway Scholarship

 Scholarship Available - Upto $8,000 

Undergraduate Direct Admission Scholarship 

Scholarship Available - Upto $6,000

 *Direct admission scholarship is available in each year

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