Bachelor of Applied Science in Health Studies

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Total Semester Credit Hours (sch): 120   
Major: 72 sch        

HLTHSTUD.BAS           CIP Code: 51.0001.00

Degree Requirements

Texas Core Curriculum

ENG 1013Composition I3
ENG 1023Composition II3
Life & Physical Sciences6
Language, Philosophy, & Culture3
Creative Arts3
HIST 1013History of the United States, 1492-18653
HIST 1023History of the United States, 1865 to the Present3
GOV 2013U.S. National Government3
GOV 2023Texas Government3
Social & Behavioral Sciences3
CAO: Women's Studies3
CAO: First Year Seminar, Wellness or Mathematics3
Total Semester Credit Hours42

Courses Required for Major

*Health Specialization36
HS 3403Environmental Health and Safety Education3
HS 4573Occupational Risk Assessments3
HS 4363Consumer Health3
HS 4553Stress Management Techniques3
HS 4743Needs Assessment, Planning, and Evaluation for Health Professionals3
Advanced HS Elective3
Advanced HS Elective3
BUS 3003Principles of Management3
BUS 3013Business Law and Ethics3
BUS 3113Principles of Marketing3
BUS 3163Business Communications3
BUS 3273Human Resource Management3
Total Semester Credit Hours72

Other Requirements

PSY 1013Introduction to General Psychology3
WS 2013Gender and Social Change: An Introduction to Multicultural-Women's Studies3
Total Semester Credit Hours6

*Transfer Credit Accepted from Health Specialization - Up to 36 semester credit hours. The courses in the health specialization are applied from 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. 

First Year
FallTCCNSemester Credit Hours
HIST 1013History of the United States, 1492-1865 HIST 13013
ENG 1013Composition I ENGL 13013
UNIV 1231Learning Frameworks: The First Year Experience EDUC 1100, EDUC 1200, EDUC 13001
Wellness/Mathematics CAO1
HS 3403Environmental Health and Safety Education 3
BUS 3003Principles of Management 3
 Semester Credit Hours 14
HIST 1023History of the United States, 1865 to the Present HIST 13023
ENG 1023Composition II ENGL 13023
GOV 2013U.S. National Government GOVT 23053
BACT 1003
BACT 1001
and Microbiology Laboratory
( BIOL 2320) and ( BIOL 2120)4
HS 4363Consumer Health 3
 Semester Credit Hours 16
Second Year
GOV 2023Texas Government GOVT 23063
HS Elective (Upper Level)3
ZOOL 2013
ZOOL 2011
Human Anatomy and Physiology I
and Human Anatomy and Physiology I Laboratory
( BIOL 2301, BIOL 2401) and ( BIOL 2101)4
HS 4553Stress Management Techniques 3
WS 2013Gender and Social Change: An Introduction to Multicultural-Women's Studies 3
 Semester Credit Hours 16
PSY 1013Introduction to General Psychology PSYC 23013
Creative Arts3
BUS 3013Business Law and Ethics 3
BUS 3113Principles of Marketing 3
 Semester Credit Hours 12
Third Year
HS 4573Occupational Risk Assessments 3
BUS 3163Business Communications 3
Language, Philosophy, and Culture3
HS Elective 2 (Upper Level)3
 Semester Credit Hours 12
HS 4743Needs Assessment, Planning, and Evaluation for Health Professionals 3
MATH 1703Elementary Statistics I MATH 1342, MATH 14423
BUS 3273Human Resource Management 3
General Elective4
 Semester Credit Hours 13
 Total Semester Credit Hours:  83