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2020-2021 Rivier Academic Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Rivier Academic Catalog

Bachelor of Science in Health Science


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The Bachelor of Science in Health Science major is designed to prepare a non-clinical health care worker. However, many people with this degree will often pursue certification in the following areas: cardiovascular technician, anesthesia technician, respiratory therapy technician, registered health information technician, biomedical equipment technician, medical lab technician, cancer registrar, EKG technician, paramedic completion. Employment opportunities include and are not limited to health claims reviewer, insurance company analysts, health education specialist, medical and biomedical equipment specialist, healthcare navigators, health education specialists, prosthetics technicians, and audiology technicians. Upon completion of the degree, many of these graduates learn technical and leadership skills on the job or earn certification often paid for by their employer or where they received their internships. This degree prepares students for graduate school i.e. Public Health, Education or other disciplines.

 

General Education Requirements Credits: 42-45


General Electives Credits: 18


Degree Requirements (Minimum): 120 credits


SAMPLE DEGREE PLAN


Health Science, Bachelor of Science

Year 1 - Fall

Year 1 - Spring

ENG115

FYS: Expositions & Arguments

3 cr

REL115

FYS: God & Created Order

3 cr

PH101

Introduction to Public Health

3 cr

PSY212

Lifespan Development

3 cr

PSY101

General Psychology

3 cr

BIO106/L

Anatomy & Physiology II & Lab

4 cr

BIO105/L

Anatomy & Physiology I & Lab

4 cr

MA112

College Algebra or Above

3 cr

HSC105S

Problem-Based Learning Sem.

1 cr

HSC105S

Problem-Based Learning Sem.

1 cr

LNS108

WC: Student Success I

1 cr

LNS109

WC: Student Success II

1 cr

 

 

15

 

 

16

Year 2 - Fall

Year 2 - Spring

BIO112

Stewards of the Living World

3 cr

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Social Science Elective

3 cr

BIO201/L

Medical Microbiology and Lab

4 cr

SW201

Social Work Methods

3 cr

HIS203/204

West in the World I or II

3 cr

HSC111

Medical Terminology

3 cr

BUS175

Principles of Management

3 cr

HUM200

Literature, Art & Human

3 cr

BUS190

Spread Sheet Applications

3 cr

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General Elective

3 cr

             

 

16

SL100   

SL: Serving the World

1 cr

 

 

 

 

 

16

Year 3 - Fall

Year 3 - Spring

REL379

Bioethics

3 cr

PHI___

Philosophy Elective

3 cr

PSY205

Statistics of Behavioral Science

3 cr

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General Elective

3 cr

PSY205L

Statics of Science Lab

1 cr

JYS___

Junior Year Seminar

3 cr

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General Elective

3 cr

PH404

Communicable & Non Com Dis

3 cr

PSY301

Drugs & Behavior

3 cr

SPA105

Spanish for Healthcare Pro.

3 cr

PH320

Nutrition- PH Perspective

3 cr

 

 

 

 

 

16

 

 

15

Year 4 - Fall

 

 

Year 4 - Spring

PH330

Research Methods

3 cr

HSC495

Internship

4 cr

PSY451

Ethics in SUD Treatment

3 cr

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Humanities Elective

3 cr

PSY309

Health Psychology

3 cr

PH225

Intro to Data Management

3 cr

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General Elective

3 cr

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General Elective

3 cr

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Natural Science Elective

3 cr

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General Elective

3 cr

 

 

15

 

 

15

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