Take a multidisciplinary approach to studying the human body with a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree in Health Sciences. You'll build on a liberal arts foundation to study biology, chemistry, physics, and the science of the human body in conditions of health and disease.

Topics include:

  • Human anatomy and physiology
  • Neuromuscular physiology
  • Cardiorespiratory physiology
  • Exercise as medicine
  • Environmental physiology
  • Chronic diseases
  • Nutrition
  • Health assessment
  • Orthopedic anatomy
  • Public health
  • Global health
  • Epidemiology
  • Advanced nutrition & metabolism

An emphasis of the Health Sciences program is preparing students for success in a variety of post-graduate programs. Our health sciences program is one of the only in the country that emphasizes the fusion of a liberal arts education with the human sciences.

You’ll gain invaluable hands-on experience through internships in a variety of professional environments, such as physical therapy, nursing, medicine, physician assistant, and dentistry. You may also perform independent research, which often results in presentations at scientific meetings and co-authored papers with faculty members.

Health Sciences majors have a strong record of career success in the nation’s leading professional schools in the health professions, including physical therapy, physician assistant, medicine, nursing, dentistry, and many other fields.