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Health Sciences Bachelor of Science (BS) Major

I. HS Requirements
_____HS 209 Human Anatomy and Physiology I
_____HS 210 Human Anatomy and Physiology II
_____HS 230 Nutrition
_____HS 478 Capstone Experience or Equivalent

II. HS Statistics Requirement

  • Choose 1 of the following courses
_____HS 232 Statistics for the Health Sciences
_____BIO 260 Biostatistics
_____Math 107 Applied Statistics

III. HS Electives

  • Choose 4 courses
  • Discuss with your advisor the HS Electives that will best prepare you for your future goals
  • Two of the 300-level HS electives must be taken in the Health Sciences Department at Gettysburg College. May include up to 2 courses from affiliated off-campus studies programs with approval from HS Department Chair

_____HS 309 Exercise is Medicine
_____HS 310 Assessment in the Health Sciences (lab)
_____HS 311 Neuromuscular Physiology (lab)
_____HS 312 Cardiorespiratory Physiology
_____HS 318 Orthopedic Anatomy (lab)
_____HS 319 Environmental Physiology
_____HS 322 Global Health
_____HS 326 Epidemiology (lab)
_____HS 328 Health Equity
_____HS 330 Advanced Nutrition and Metabolism
_____HS 376 Pathophysiology of Chronic Disease
_____HS 390 Topics in Health Sciences

(or 3 courses if student completes two courses from CHEM 203, CHEM 204, BIO 211, BIO 212, or BIO 230)

IV. Requirements from Other Departments
_____BIO 111 Intro to Ecology & Evolution
_____BIO 112 Form and Function in Living Organisms

_____CHEM 107 Chemical Structure and Bonding
_____CHEM 108 Chemical Reactivity
_____PHY 103 Elementary Physics 1
_____PHY 104 Elementary Physics 2