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Health Sciences (B.S.) – Pre-Accelerated 2nd Degree Nursing

Department of Biological and Allied Health Sciences, College of Science and Technology

Effective Fall 2017

As per PRP3604: All students earning a first baccalaureate degree will take at least 30 of their last 45 credits at Bloomsburg University, no more credits are required than the 30 credits. All first baccalaureate students will take at least 50% of credits required for the Major from a PASSHE university. Bloomsburg University may require up to a maximum of 50% of the Major credits. Program exceptions to the policy are to be approved by the Office of the Chancellor.

Health Science Core Requirements (26 credits):

BIOLOGY.114 Concepts in Biology I

BIOLOGY.173 Anatomy and Physiology I

BIOLOGY.174 Anatomy and Physiology II

BIOLOGY.208 Medical Terminology

BIOLOGY.242 Microbiology

BIOLOGY.271 Cell Biology

BIOLOGY.233 Human Genetics or BIOLOGY.333 Molecular Biology

Related Core Requirements (11 credits):

CHEM.115 Chemistry for the Sciences I

CHEM.116 Chemistry for the Sciences II

MATH.141 Introduction to Statistics

Recommended For 2nd Degree Nursing Programs (see your advisor)

CHEM.108 Physiological Chemistry

PSYCH.101 General Psychology

PSYCH.210 Life-Span Psychology

SOC.211 Principles of Sociology

Other Requirements (11 credits):

BIOLOGY.205 Intro Nutrition

BIOLOGY.474 Human Physiology OR BIOLOGY.480 Comp. Animal Phys.

BIOLOGY.479 Integrated Physiology Lab

BIOLOGY.303 Health Services Seminar

MATH.116 Math for Health Sciences (MATH.113, MATH.123 or MATH.125 can be substituted)

Health Science Electives (15 credits):

BIOLOGY.332 Genetics

BIOLOGY.333 Molecular Biology*

BIOLOGY.342 Medical Microbiology

BIOLOGY.343 Immunology

BIOLOGY.361 Comp. Vert. Anatomy

BIOLOGY.364 Vertebrate Histology

BIOLOGY.390 Research Biology 1

BIOLOGY.411 Radiation Biology

BIOLOGY.431 Developmental Biology

BIOLOGY.435 Bioinformatics

BIOLOGY.442 Virology

BIOLOGY.445 Pharmacology for Health Sciences

BIOLOGY.470 Medical Parasitology

BIOLOGY.472 Animal Cell Physiology

BIOLOGY.473 Cancer Biology

BIOLOGY.474 Human Physiology*

BIOLOGY.476 Neurophysiology

BIOLOGY.480 Comp. Animal Phys.*

BIOLOGY.489 Curr. Topics Bio. (Health)

BIOLOGY.490 Internship in Bio. (Health)

*if these are used above as "requirements" they cannot be used as electives