Four-Year Plan

Health Science
Bachelor of Science
2015-2016 Catalog Year

Download the Four Year Plan - Master's Level Health Professions (pre-Physician's Assistant, pre-Occupational Therapy)

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 Sciences Master's Level Health Professions

Fall Spring
YEAR I
CHM 1310/1310Z: General Chemistry I (depending on Math comp. test) 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 I 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 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 Science Selected Course 4

Science Selected Course

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

Science Selected Course

4
Science Selected course 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
Total Semester Hours 14   Total Semester Hours 16

Major Notes

  • Science Selected Courses: BIO 2080: Nutrition & Health Promotion, BIO 2400: Genetics, BIO 3050: Pathophysiology, BIO 3100: Human Physiology, BIO 3360: Biogerontology, BIO/CHM 3550: Biochemistry, CHM 2410/2410Z, CHM 2420/2420Z , BIO /PSC/SOC 3700, BIO 3810 (if relevant), PHY 2210/2210Z, PHY 2220/2220Z
  • Student 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
  • Bolded courses are required, italicized courses are required outside of the sciences

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.
If you have questions about this major, contact Kidada Robinson in the Crouse Center for Student Success at 630-844-6870.