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  Oct 23, 2017
 
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

Health Studies, BS


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The health studies program provides a number of paths to students who wish to work in a health-related career but do not want to pursue nursing. Graduates are well prepared to immediately enter non-clinical occupations within the health care sector, and/or to pursue master’s degrees in health and human services or doctoral level training in health services research, public health, health education and more. Additionally, for students who already hold an associate degree in a health-related field, this program has been designed with an accessible two-year degree completion track, allowing graduates to quickly earn their bachelor’s and move into management and leadership roles within the industry.

Degree Requirements


PNW General Education Core (30-31 Credits Minimum)


Speech Communication (3 Credits)


Quantitative Reasoning (3 Credits)


Humanities (3 Credits)


First-Year Experience (FYE) (3 Credits)


Other Required Courses (9 Credits)


Secondary Area of Study (44-45 Credits)


Students will take an additional 44-45 credits in a track of interest approved by their department.

Total 120 Credits Required


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