Bachelor of Applied Science in Health Studies

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Total Semester Credit Hours Required

120 semester credit hours.

Transfer Credit Accepted from Health Specialization

 Up to 36 semester credit hours.

The courses in the health specialization are what counted for the associate’s degree achieved. The following are examples, but not considered conclusive of the health fields that will transfer. Echocardiology Technology, Invasive Cardiovascular Technology, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Medical Laboratory Technology, Respiratory Care, Emergency Medical Services, Health Information Management, Biotechnology, Radiology Services, Occupational Therapy Technician, Physical Therapy Technician, Medical staff services, and many more.

Bachelor of Applied Science in Health Studies Program of Study

First Year
FallSemester Credit Hours
HIST 1013History of the United States, 1492-18653
ENG 1013Composition I3
UNIV 1231Learning Frameworks: The First Year Experience1
Wellness/Mathematics CAO Core1
HS 3403Environmental Health and Safety Education3
BUS 3003Principles of Management3
 Semester Credit Hours14
HIST 1023History of the United States, 1865 to the Present3
ENG 1023Composition II3
GOV 2013U.S. National Government3
BACT 1003
  & BACT 1001
   and Microbiology Laboratory
HS 4363Consumer Health3
 Semester Credit Hours16
Second Year
GOV 2023Texas Government3
HS Elective (Upper Level)3
ZOOL 2013
  & ZOOL 2011
Human Anatomy and Physiology I
   and Human Anatomy and Physiology I Laboratory
HS 4553Stress Management Techniques3
WS 2013 (GP)Gender and Social Change: An Introduction to Multicultural-Women's Studies3
 Semester Credit Hours16
PSY 1013Introduction to General Psychology3
Creative Arts Core3
BUS 3013Business Law and Ethics3
BUS 3113Principles of Marketing3
 Semester Credit Hours12
Third Year
HS 4573Occupational Risk Assessments3
BUS 3163Business Communications3
Language, Philosophy, and Culture Core3
HS Elective 2 (Upper Level)3
 Semester Credit Hours12
HS 4743Needs Assessiment, Planning, and Evaluation for Health Professionals3
MATH 1703Elementary Statistics I3
BUS 3273Human Resource Management3
General Elective4
 Semester Credit Hours13
 Total Semester Credit Hours: 83

(GP) couses satisfy global perspectives graduation requirement.