Major Requirements - Health Science

These requirements will apply to students enrolling at AU in the 2017-2018 academic year. Current students can find the requirements that apply to them by consulting the relevant academic catalog.

Required Courses (science): 29 semester hours
BIO1050 Life Sciences Seminar (1)
BIO1210/1210Z Biology of Cells with laboratory (4)
BIO1220/1220Z Biology of Organisms with laboratory (4)
BIO2660 Anatomy and Physiology I with laboratory (4)
BIO2670 Anatomy and Physiology II with laboratory (4)
BIO2750 Health Professions Seminar (2)
CHM1310/1310Z General Chemistry I with laboratory (4)
CHM1320/1320Z General Chemistry II with laboratory (4)
BIO4985 Senior Capstone in Health Sciences (2)

Required Courses (mathematics): One of the following mathematics courses based on results of the Mathematics Competency Examination (4 semester hours)
MTH2320 General Statistics (4)
MTH2700 Statistics for Research (4)

Required Courses (outside of the sciences): 16 semester hours

COM1550 Professional Communication (4)
PSY1100 General Psychology (4)
PSY3250 Lifespan Development (4)
PSY3660 Abnormal Psychology (4)

Selected Courses: Minimum of six courses (24 semester hours)
BIO2080 Nutrition and Health Promotion (4)
BIO2280/2280Z Microbiology with laboratory (4)
BIO2400 Genetics (4)
BIO3050 Pathophysiology (4)
BIO3100 Human Physiology (4)
BIO3360 Biogerontology (4)
BIO/CHM3550 Biochemistry (4)
BIO/PSC/SOC 3700 Politics of Global Health and Medicine (4)
CHM2410/2410Z Organic Chemistry I with laboratory (4)
CHM2420/2420Z Organic Chemistry II with laboratory (4)
PHY2210/2210Z Physics I with laboratory (4)
PHY2220/2220Z Physics II with laboratory (4)

Other courses which may be used up to a maximum of six semester hours from this group:
BIO2830, 3830, 4830 Directed Study (1–4)
BIO3940, 4940 Internship in Biology (2–4)
BIO3970 Research in Biology (1–4)
BIO3980, 4980 Independent Study (1–4)
BIO3790 ACCA Affiliated Course (2–4)