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BioHealth Sciences Undergraduate Major (BS, CRED, HBS)

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College of Science | School of Life Sciences


Options

Pre-Clinical Laboratory Science
Pre-Dentistry
Pre-Medicine
Pre-Optometry
Pre-Pharmacy
Pre-Physical Therapy
Pre-Physician Assistant
Pre-Podiatry

Administered by the Department of Microbiology under the School of Life Sciences.


BioHealth Sciences Advisors: Beck, Kessel, Wolf

To earn a bachelor's degree in BioHealth Sciences, students must complete all University Baccalaureate Core requirements and choose one of the options listed below:



The following is a BioHealth Sciences course plan. Specific degree requirements may be found under the option requirements.

All BioHealth Sciences majors must receive a C– or better in the following courses: (BI 211 or BI 211H), (BI 212 or BI 212H), (BI 213 or BI 213H), (CH 231 or CH 231H) and (CH 261 or CH 261H)), ((CH 232 or CH 232H) and (CH 262 or CH 262H)).

First Year

CH 231, CH 232, CH 233. *General Chemistry (4,4,4)
   and CH 261, CH 262, CH 263. *Laboratory for Chemistry 231, 232, 233 (1,1,1)
Approved mathematical science (12)
(See the mathematics requirements listed for each option. Some may require more than 12 credits of mathematics, computer science and statistics courses.)
Baccalaureate core courses and/or electives (9)
Fitness (3)
Speech (3)
WR 121. *English Composition (3)

Sophomore Year

BI 211, BI 212, BI 213. *Principles of Biology (4, 4, 4)
General physics or physical science (12–15)
Baccalaureate core courses and/or electives (15–18)
Writing II (3)

Junior and Senior Years

Select one WIC course from below (3–4):
MB 385. ^Emerging Infectious Diseases and Epidemics (3)
BHS 323. ^Microbial Influences on Human Health (3)
HSTS 417. ^*History of Medicine (4)

Select two Cultural Competency courses from below (6–8):(one course may also count for a bacc core requirement)
ANTH 240. Introduction to Biological Anthropology (3)
ANTH 345. *Biological and Cultural Constructions of Race (3)
ECON 383. *The Economics of Discrimination (4)
ES 351. *Ethnic Minorities in Oregon (4)
ES 353. *Environmental Racism (4)
FCSJ/ANTH 361. *Food Justice (4)
HDFS 201. *Contemporary Families in the U.S. (3)
MB 330. *Disease and Society (3)
PHL 280. *Ethics of Diversity (4)
PSY 426. *Psychologyg of Gender (4)
PSY 466. *Fat Studies (4)
SOC 426. *Social Inequality (4)
SPAN 221. Spanish for Medical Professions I (4)
SPAN 222. Spanish for Medical Professions II (4)
WGSS/QS 262. *Introduction to Queer Studies (3)
WGSS 414. *Systems of Oppression in Women's Lives (4)

Option, baccalaureate core, and electives courses (75)1
Synthesis (6)


Footnotes:

1 Students must take a minimum of 24 credits of upper-division science from departments in the College of Science.
* Baccalaureate Core Course (BCC)
^ Writing Intensive Course (WIC)



Major Code: 606

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