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Health Science and Recreation Department

BS - Health Science


Course Requirements

University Graduation Requirements47
Core Lower Division General Education30
Of the 39 units required by the university, 9 units may be satisfied by coursework outlined below. Courses that meet GE Areas A1, A2, A3 or B4 must be passed with a "C" or better to meet the requirement. Consult with major advisor for details.
Upper Division General Education6
Of the 9 units required by the university, 3 units may be satisfied by coursework outlined below. Consult with major advisor for details.
American Institutions6
Coursework shown below for the 6 units required by the university are double counted within GE. Consult with major advisor for details.
Complete one sequence from:
Asian American Studies6
AAS 033A. Asian Americans in the United States Historical and Political ProcessM63
AAS 033B. Asian Americans in the United States Historical and Political ProcessM73
U.S. History and Government6
HIST 015A. U.S. History and GovernmentM63
HIST 015B. U.S. History and GovernmentM73
Can be taken as POLS 015 A/B as well.
Mexican American Studies6
MAS 010A. Mexican Americans and the Development of U.S. History and GovernmentM63
MAS 010B. Mexican Americans and the Development of U.S. History and GovernmentM73
Physical Education2
Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement3
At SJSU, students must pass both the SJSU Writing Skills Test (WST) and a 100W course. For additional information on the WST, please see http://testing.sjsu.edu/wst. Exceptions to the GWAR may be found at http://info.sjsu.edu/gwar.html.
Preparation for the Major15
Students selecting this concentration must earn a grade of "C" or higher in each of the courses required in the Preparation for the Major.
HS 001. Understanding Your HealthE3
HS 015. Human Life SpanD13
HS 025. Health Team Building3
HS 067. Introductory Health StatisticsB43
Any course that is currently articulated to STAT095 may be used to fulfill the HS067 preparation course for this major. UNVS 015C or UNVS 016C may also be used in lieu of the statistics course required by this major through the Summer 2016.
HS 074. Healthy Communities3
Requirements of the Major51
Students must complete the following CORE courses with a grade of "C" or better to graduate. All other approved electives require a "C-" or better to graduate.
Core Courses30
HS 103. Introduction to Health Policy3
HS 104. Community Health Promotion3
HS 135. Health Issues in a Multicultural SocietyS3
HS 158. Health Communications and Technology3
HS 159A. Community Assessment for Health Promotion Program Planning3
HS 159B. Health Promotion Program Planning for Community Change3
HS 161. Epidemiology3
HS 162. Health Care Organization and Administration3
HS 165. The Health Professional3
HS 167. Biostatistics3
Additional Courses21
21 units of upper division electives21
University Electives7
Additional courses selected in consultation with major advisor

Total Units:120