Four-Year Plan

Health Science
Bachelor of Science
2014-2015 Catalog Year

Download the Four Year Plan - General Health Professions

Download the Four Year Plan - Doctoral Level Health Professions (pre-Chiropractic, pre-Optometry, pre-Pharmacy, pre-Physical Therapy, pre-Podiatry)

This 4-Year Plan is only a suggested guide for planning course selections.

Official course selections should be made with the guidance of an academic advisor and will depend on an individual student's situation.
Specific information regarding majors, minors, course descriptions, policies and procedures can be found in the university catalog.

Health Science General Health Professions

Fall Spring
YEAR I
Math course (depending on Math comp. test) OR
COM 1550: Professional Communication
4

COM 1500: Professional Communication OR
Math course (depending on Math comp. test)

4
ENG1000: First-Year Composition or
IDS1610: Being Human
4 IDS1610: Being Human or
ENG1000: First-Year Composition
4
BIO 1220/1220Z: Biology of Organisms
4 BIO 1210/1210Z: Biology of Cells 4
CHM 1310/1310Z: General Chemistry I (depending on Math comp. test) 4 CHM 1320/1320Z: General Chemistry II 4
BIO 1050: Life Science Seminar 1
Total Semester Hours 17  Total Semester Hours 16
YEAR II
IDS2020: Trajectories of Human History or
IDS2030: Science and Society
4 IDS2020: Trajectories of Human History or
IDS2030: Science and Society
4
BIO 2660/2660z: Anatomy and Physiology I 4 BIO 2670/2670Z: Anatomy & Physiology II 4
PSY 1100: General Psychology 4 BIO 2750: Health Profession Seminar 2
Science selected course 4 MTH 2320: General Statistics OR
MTH 2700: Statistics for Research
4
Science Selected Course 4
Total Semester Hours 16   Total Semester Hours 18
YEAR III
IDS3040: Global Justice or Elective 4 PSY 3660: Abnormal Psychology 4
PSY 3250: Lifespan Development 4 Science selected Course 4
Science selected Course 4 Science selected Course 4

Science selected Course

4 Biology Course or Elective 4
Total Semester Hours 16    Total Semester Hours 16
YEAR IV
BIO 4985: Senior Capstone in Health Science 2

Biology Course or Elective

4
Biology Course or Elective 4 Biology Course or Elective 4
Biology Course or Elective 4 Biology Course or Elective 4
Biology Course or Elective 4 Biology Course or Elective 4
Total Semester Hours 14   Total Semester Hours 16

Major Notes

  • Science Selected Courses: BIO 2080, BIO 2280/2280Z, BIO 2400, BIO 3050, BIO 3100, BIO 3360, BIO/PSC/SOC 3700, CHM 2410/2410Z, CHM 2420/2420Z, PHY 2210/2210Z, PHY 2220/2220Z
  • Students planning on attending graduate/professional school may need additional mathematics training, and should plan on completing MTH 2120: Calculus for Management Sciences or MTH 2210: Calculus I
  • A maximum of 6 hours from the following courses can be used for graduation credit: BIO 2830/3830/4830: Directed Study, BIO 3940/4940: Internship in Biology, BIO 3970: Research in Biology, BIO 3980/4980: Independent Study
  • Other recommended BIO electives: any courses from Science selected list that was not completed, BIO 3040, BIO 3450, BIO/CHM 3550, BIO 3660, BIO 3810 (if relevant)

Health Sciences Doctoral Level Health Professions

Fall Spring
YEAR I
CHM 1310/1310Z: General Chemistry I (depending on Math placement/competency 4

CHM 1320/1320Z: General Chemistry II

4
ENG1000: First-Year Composition or
IDS1610: Being Human
4 ENG1000: First-Year Composition or
IDS1610: Being Human
4
BIO 1050: Life Science Seminar 1 BIO 1210/1210Z: Biology of Cells 4
BIO 1220/1220Z: Biology of Organisms 4 Math course (depending on Math comp. test) OR
COM 1550: Professional Communication
4
Math course (depending on Math comp. test) OR
COM 1550: Professional Communication
4
Total Semester Hours 17   Total Semester Hours 16
YEAR II
IDS2020: Trajectories of Human History or
IDS2030: Science and Society
4 IDS2020: Trajectories of Human History or
IDS2030: Science and Society
4
BIO 2660/2660Z: Anatomy and Physiology I 4 BIO 2670/2670Z: Anatomy and Physiology II 4
PSY 1100: General Psychology 4 MTH 2320: General Statistics OR
MTH 2700: Statistics for Research
4
CHM 2410/2410Z: Organic Chemistry 4 CHM 2420/2420Z: Organic Chemistry II 4
BIO 2750: Health Professions Seminar 2
Total Semester Hours 16   Total Semester Hours 18
YEAR III
IDS3040: Global Justice or Elective 4 PSY 3660: Abnormal Psychology 4
PSY 3250: Lifespan Development 4 BIO 2280: Microbiology OR Biology course or elective 4
BIO 2280: Microbiology OR Biology course or Elective 4 Biology course or elective 4

PHY 2210/2210Z: Physics I

4 PHY 2220/2220Z: Physics II 4
Total Semester Hours 16   Total Semester Hours 16
YEAR IV
BIO 4985: Senior Capstone in Health Science 2

Biology course or elective

4
Science Selected course 4 Biology course or elective 4
Biology course or elective 4 Biology course or elective 4
Biology course or elective 4 Biology course or elective 4
Total Semester Hours 14   Total Semester Hours 16

Major Notes

  • Science selected courses: BIO 2400: Genetics, BIO 3100: Human Physiology, BIO/CHM 3550: Biochemistry
  • Students planning on attending graduate/professional school may need additional mathematics training, and should plan on completing MTH 2120: Calculus for Mgt Sciences or MTH 2210: Calculus I
  • Other recommended BIO electives: any courses from Science selected list that was not completed, BIO 2080, BIO 3040, BIO 3050, BIO 3360, BIO 3450, BIO 3600, BIO/PSC/SOC 3700, BIO 3810 (if relevant)

General Notes

  • Student must complete 30 semester hours at the 3000 level or above, of which 15 semester hours must be completed at Aurora University.
  • The last 24 semester hours of degree must be completed at AU, including at least 18 semester hours in the major.
  • Bolded courses are required in the major, italicized courses are required courses outside of sciences
If you have questions about this major, contact Kidada Robinson in the Crouse Center for Student Success at 630-844-6870.