College of Health Sciences

Baccalaureate Degree Programs in the College of Health Sciences

The College of Health Sciences offers undergraduate programs leading to the degree of Bachelor of Science with majors in Clinical Laboratory Sciences (with options in Clinical Science and Medical Laboratory Science, formally Medical Technology option), Nutritional Sciences, Community Health Education (with an Option in Environmental Health), Environmental Health, Exercise Physiology and Nursing. All departments in the College also offer graduate degrees (for further information see the Graduate School Catalog - The Department of Work Environment offers graduate degrees exclusively, however, graduate courses that introduce the work environment disciplines to School undergraduates are also described in the department descriptions below.

The course requirements for undergraduate programs of the college have been determined by specific professional objectives and are subject to the recommendations of the various professional accrediting associations. Each course of study provides a basic general education in the sciences, the psycho-social areas, and the humanities; a comprehensive introduction to the health professions; upper division professional courses; and clinical or teaching experiences in one or more community health agencies or schools. Candidates for the Bachelor of Science degree in the College of Health Sciences must comply with the University general education requirements and with the rules and regulations of the College. The University general education requirements are described under Academic Policies (

Candidates for degrees in the College of Health Sciences may be permitted to elect a second academic major or a minor in another college provided that all curriculum requirements of the College can still be satisfied. Election of a second major or minor may require an extension of the normal four-year period of undergraduate study.