Department Learning Goals

Upon completion of a Health Sciences major, students will be able to:

  1. Identify anatomical structures and explain physiological functions of the human body. 

  2. Apply knowledge of anatomical structures and physiological functions in health and disease.

  3. Understand and apply the scientific method through laboratory and/or research experiences. This includes identifying a problem, developing a hypothesis, collecting data and interpreting results.

  4. Effectively engage the scientific community through reading, writing and discussion of the scientific literature.

  5. Successfully communicate information about health-related topics to varied audiences.

  6. Use the major as an academic foundation for health-related employment and/or graduate school.