Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Major in Health Sciences

Minimum required: 120 semester credit hours

General Requirements

  1. The general education core curriculum courses are listed in the degree plan below along with the statewide component code number. See the General Education Core Curriculum section of this catalog for the Texas State requirements and options in the core curriculum, including Honors courses.

  2. Students must complete a minimum of 36 advanced hours (3000 or 4000 level courses).
  3. Nine hours of writing intensive (WI) courses are required for graduation.
  4. Any student who did not complete at least two years of the same foreign language in high school is required to take 6-8 hours of the same foreign language.
  5. Students must select a minor from the approved list of Undergraduate Minors. If minoring in HA, do not take HA 3347. Work with your advisor for an alternate course.

Course Requirements 

First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours
ENG 1310 (Communication Component Code 010)3ENG 1320 (Communication Component Code 010)3
Mathematics Component Code 020 select 1 of the following:3PHIL 1305 (Language, Philosophy, and Culture Component Code 040)3
 PSY 1300 (Social and Behavioral Sciences Component Code 080)3
 POSI 2320 (Government/Political Science Component Code 070)3
 CHEM 1341 (Life and Physical Sciences Component Code 030)3
 Prescribed Elective11
BIO 1330 (Life and Physical Sciences Component Code 030)3 
POSI 2310 (Government/Political Science Component Code 070)3 
US 11001 
Prescribed Elective11 
 14 16
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours
ECO 2301, 2314, or 23153American History Component Code 0603
ART 2313, DAN 2313, MU 2313, or TH 2313 (Creative Arts Component Code 050)3ENG Literature (Component Area Option Code 090/094)3
HIM 23603CS 1308 or CIS 13233
American History Component Code 0603HP 3325, SOCI 3307, PSY 2301, CJ 3347, or MATH 23283
COMM 1310 (Component Area Option Code 090/091)3NUTR 23603
 15 15
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours
HA 33083HS 33743
PSY 3300 or HDFS 13513HA 33243
Support Course23Support Course23
 15 15
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours
HS 43273HS 43793
Support Course23Support Course23
Prescribed Electives16Prescribed Electives16
 15 15
Total Hours: 120