Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 
    Feb 03, 2023  
Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Health Science (BS.HLT)

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For further information about this major, contact one of the Health Science Coordinators: Dr. Justin Carlstrom justin.carlstrom@castleton.edu or Dr. Gail Regan gail.regan@castleton.edu

An interdisciplinary program designed to prepare students for entry into professional programs in health related fields, such as physical therapy, occupational therapy, and physician assistant.

Students completing the Bachelor of Science in Health Science will demonstrate:

  • Mastery of factual knowledge and understanding of processes related to the structure and function of the human body, including the mechanisms and treatment of disease or injury.
  • Ability to locate, comprehend, and evaluate information related to human biology, health, and medicine.
  • Ability to communicate scientific information both orally and in writing.
  • Adherence to laboratory protocols and ability to collect data using the scientific method.
  • Understanding of the nature of their chosen profession, including ethics and standards of professional conduct, through an internship experience.

Complete the following courses as part of the Gen Ed core requirement (9 cr):

And complete at least 24 credits from the following courses:

At least 6 credits must be courses at the 3000 or 4000 level.

At least 3 credits must be selected from each of the four areas.

(Credits required for the major: 58-60 cr)

Pharmacy Degree (CU/ACPHS 3+4)

This major participates in the 3+4 program with Albany School of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, in which highly-focused students can earn a Bachelor's degree in just three years at CU and a Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) in four years at ACPHS. 

For details, see the Pharmacy Degree page .

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