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 

Freshman
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours
ENG 1310 (Communication Component Code 010 [TCCN ENGL 1301])3ENG 1320 (Communication Component Code 010 [TCCN ENGL 1302])3
Mathematics Component Code 020 select 1 of the following:3PHIL 1305 (Language, Philosophy, and Culture Component Code 040 [TCCN PHIL 1301])3
MATH 1315 (TCCN MATH 1314)
 PSY 1300 (Social and Behavioral Sciences Component Code 080 [TCCN PSYC 2301] )3
MATH 1319 (TCCN 1324)
 POSI 2320 (Government/Political Science Component Code 070 [TCCN GOVT 2305])3
MATH 1329 (TCCN MATH 1325)
 CHEM 1341 (Life and Physical Sciences Component Code 030 [TCCN CHEM 1311])3
MATH 2321 (TCCN MATH 2313)
 Prescribed Elective11
MATH 2417 (TCCN MATH 2412)
  
MATH 2471 (TCCN MATH 2413)
  
BIO 1330 (Life and Physical Sciences Component Code 030 [TCCN BIOL 1106])3 
POSI 2310 (Government/Political Science Component Code 070 [TCCN GOVT 2306])3 
US 11001 
Prescribed Elective11 
 14 16
Sophomore
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours
ECO 2301, 2314, or 2315 (TCCN ECON 1301, 2302, or 2301)3American History Component Code 0603
ART 2313, DAN 2313, MU 2313, or TH 2313 (Creative Arts Component Code 050 [TCCN HUMA 1315])3ENG Literature (Component Area Option Code 090/094) [TCCN ENGL 2322, 2323, 2332, 2333, 2327 or 2328]3
HIM 2360 (TCCN HITT 1305)3CS 1308 or CIS 1323 (TCCN COSC 1301 or BCIS 1305)3
American History Component Code 0603HP 3325, SOCI 3307, PSY 2301 [TCCN PSYC 2317], CJ 3347, or MATH 2328 [TCCN MATH 1342]3
COMM 1310 (Component Area Option Code 090/091 [TCCN SPCH 1311])3NUTR 2360 (TCCN BIOL 1322)3
 15 15
Junior
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours
HA 33083HS 33743
PSY 3300 or HDFS 13513HA 33243
Support Course23Support Course23
Minor6Minor6
 15 15
Senior
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours
HS 43273HS 43793
Support Course23Support Course23
Prescribed Electives16Prescribed Electives16
Minor3Minor3
 15 15
Total Hours: 120