Lower Division Requirements
Fall 2015 - Spring 2016

BS - Health Science

Concentration in Health Services Administration

San José State University -to- San Diego Miramar College

Community College students should meet with a counselor as soon as possible to determine the equivalent courses offered at that institution. Students should complete as many as possible of the lower division requirements listed below, prior to transfer.

Lower Division Course Requirements

Community College Course Equivalents

Second Course in English Composition:

ENGL 002 Critical Thinking and WritingNo Current Equivalent
ENGL 001B Argument and AnalysisEngl 105 Composition and Literature
Engl 205 Critical Thinking & Intermediate Composition

Preparation for the Major

Students must earn a grade of C or higher in each of the following courses required for preparation in the major:
HS 001 Understanding Your HealthHEAL 101 Health and Life-Style
HS 015 Human Life SpanCHIL 103 Lifespan Growth and Development
PSYC 230 Psychology of Lifespan Development
HS 025 Health Team BuildingNo Current Equivalent
HS 074 Healthy CommunitiesNo Current Equivalent
BUS1 020 Financial AccountingAcct 116A Financial Accounting (*)
BUS1 020N Survey of AccountingNo Current Equivalent
HS 067 Introductory Health StatisticsNo Current Equivalent
STAT 095 Elementary StatisticsMATH 119 Elementary Statistics
PSYC 258 Behavioral Science Statistcs
UNVS 015C Statway C: Statistics-Concepts & MethodsMATH 115 Gateway to Experimental Statistics

LDTP Approved Courses (*)

The following San Diego Miramar College courses are approved for the following LDTP course descriptors shown on the right.
Acct 116AFinancial Accounting
LDTP courses are acceptable "in lieu of" each other.
LDTP courses are not necessarily "equivalent" or "identical" in content.


Prior to transferring to San Jose State University all transfers must earn at least 60 transferable semester units (90 quarter), including the CSU four basic skill courses required for CSU admission eligibility. Within those 60 semester/90 quarter units students are strongly encouraged to complete the following:

1. Lower Division Major Course Requirements (especially for STEM Majors):
Complete as many of the lower division courses required for the major as possible. Many of these courses may be double counted as part of the CSU GE-Breadth 39 semester unit requirements. These requirements are shown above.

2. General Education Requirements:
Complete all the CSU GE Breadth requirements at the community college (39 semester units/58 quarter units). The approved courses for each area can be found at under the link "CSU GE-Breadth Certification Courses" for your college. Many of these courses can be double counted to meet the major requirements shown above, so choose your courses wisely. Please see your college counselor/advisor to review your general education in order to receive FULL OR PARTIAL CERTIFICATION PRIOR TO TRANSFER to San Jose State University.

3. Second Semester English Composition highly recommended:
Complete the second semester English composition course (or equivalent) with a grade of "C" or better prior to registering for the WST and 100W course at SJSU. Approved courses can be found above within the lower division major requirements. Be sure to select this course as part of your CSU GE-Breadth 39 semester unit requirements. Once this course is complete, students are encouraged to take the WST exam at SJSU to avoid delays in enrollment for other SJSU required courses. To register for the WST contact our Testing office at

4. American Institutions Requirement (US 1, US 2, and US 3 must be completed):
This requirement is normally 2 courses and can be taken as part of your CSU GE-Breadth 39 semester unit requirements (GE Area D and sometimes Area C). The approved courses can be found at under the link "CSU US History, Constitution, and American Ideals Courses" for your college.