Health Sciences, B.S.
2021 Semester Map

TOTAL CREDITS: 122–124

Fall, Year One

CourseCredits
CHEM 110
General Chemistry I
4
HSCI 190
Community Health Implications
3
Math choiceA
4
FCWR 101
Writing I: Foundations of College Composition
3
FCIQ 101
Foundations of InquiryB
2–3
TOTAL CREDITS16–17

Spring, Year One

CourseCredits
CHEM 150
General Chemistry II
4
HSCI 195
Professional and Cultural Issues
3
PSYC 101
Introductory Psychology
3
FCWR 151
Writing II: Foundations of Research Writing
3
FCSP 105
Foundations of Speech Communication
3
TOTAL CREDITS16

Fall, Year Two

CourseCredits
Science choiceC
4
BIOL 110
General Biology I
4
NTSI 201
Introduction to Clinical Nutrition
3
General Elective 3
TOTAL CREDITS14

Spring, Year Two

CourseCredits
BIOL 150
General Biology II
4
MGMT 102
Principles of Management
3
PSYC 210
Statistical Analysis
4
FCWR 302
Communication for Healthcare Careers
3
ICBS 309
Anthropological Approaches to Health Seminar
3
TOTAL CREDITS17

Fall, Year Three

CourseCredits
BIOL 210
Human Gross Anatomy
4
HSCI 420
Biomedical Ethics
3
HSCI 210
Medical Terminology
2
General Elective 3
ICSS 3XX
Social Science choice
3
TOTAL CREDITS15

Spring, Year Three

CourseCredits
BIOL 310
Human Physiology
4
Health Science ElectiveD 3–4
PSYC 310
Abnormal Psychology
3
ICPH 3XX
Philosophy choice
3
ICLT 3XX
Literature choice
3
TOTAL CREDITS16–17

Fall, Year Four

CourseCredits
HSCI 410
Senior Practicum I
4
HSCI 425
Health Information Management
3
General Elective 3
PHYS 140
Physics for Life Sciences
3
PHYS 141
Physics I Laboratory
1
TOTAL CREDITS14

Spring, Year Four

CourseCredits
BIOL 235
Microbiology
4
HSCI 415
Senior Practicum II
4
HSCI 430
Health Care Payment Systems
3
General Elective 3
TOTAL CREDITS14
A
Choose between: MATH 141 Precalculus I (see note below) or MATH 170 Calculus 1.

Note: Some students must take both MATH 135 and MATH 136 instead. Both courses, taken together, are the equivalent of MATH 141.
B
NYIT 101 College Success Seminar (2 credits) may be substituted for FCIQ 101.
C
Choose between: CHEM 210 Organic Chemistry I or CHEM 215 Bio-organic Chemistry I.
D
Health Science Elective Choices:

  • HSCI 320 Complementary and Alternative Medicine
  • HSCI 435 Health and Social Policy
  • HSCI 330 Exercise Physiology
  • HSCI 480 Health Education and Promotion
  • HSCI 340 Health and Aging
  • NTSI 360 Lifestyle and Weight Management
  • HSCI 400 Seminar