Jan 26, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Health Studies, BS


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Required Credits: 36

Program Code: BS-HLST

Program Specific Policies:

Transfer students as well as current WPU students wishing to add Health Studies as a major must first earn a grade of C- or better in the following courses (or transfer equivalents). Students admitted to the Health Studies major as freshmen must earn a grade of C- or better in these courses before progressing to their 3rd year:

Will. Power. 101


Required Course: 1

University Core Curriculum


Required Credits: 40

Four (4) University Core Curriculum courses are specified for ths major:

  • UCC Area 1, Personal Well Being: PBHL 1100  or PBHL 1300  
  • UCC Area 3C, Ways of Knowing; Social and Behavioral Sciences: PSY 1100  
  • UCC Area 3D, Ways of Knowing; Scientific Perspective:BIO 1140  
  • UCC Area 3E, Quantitative Thinking: MATH 1300  or MATH 2300  

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World Languages Requirement


Required Credits: 0-6

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Health Studies Core Courses


Required credits: 30

Technology Intensive Requirement


Required Courses: 2

Two (2) Technology Intensive courses are completed as part of the major requirements:PBHL 4200  and PBHL 3190  

One (1) additional Technology Intensive course is required for graduation.

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Writing Intensive Requirement


Required Courses: 4

One (1) Writing Intensive course is completed for University Core Curriculum Area B: ENG 1100  

Two (2) Writing Intensive courses are completed as part of the major requirements: PBHL 3040  and PBHL 4950  

One (1) additional Writing Intensive course is required for graduation.

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