Jul 19, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

Health Sciences, B.S.


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Requirements for the B.S. degree with a major in health sciences (concentration in exercise science, integrative holistic medicine, nutrition and health, pre-health professional studies, pre-pharmacy, or pre-physical therapy)


1. Meet the university general education requirements


(see Undergraduate degree requirements). Note that several courses under #3 below satisfy general education requirements and Health Sciences degree requirements. See courses marked with “*”.

2. Complete the university U.S. diversity requirement.


For health sciences majors, this requirement is satisfied by completing HS 3000 .

4. Complete the course requirements specified under one of the following academic concentration areas (exercise science, integrative holistic medicine, nutrition and health, pre-health professional studies, pre-pharmacy or pre-physical therapy).


Exercise science academic concentration course requirements


Students completing the Bachelor of Science in health sciences with an academic concentration in exercise science must complete a minimum of 124 credits, including the following courses:

2. Complete a minimum of 9 credits (minimum of 6 credits at 3000 level or above - minimum of 4 credits must be chosen from exercise science courses) from these EXS concentration elective courses


Note: Courses required for the major and the concentration cannot be counted as an elective.

Integrative holistic medicine concentration course requirements


Students completing the Bachelor of Science in health sciences with an academic concentration in integrative holistic medicine must complete a minimum of 124 credits, including the following courses:

2. Complete a minimum of 37 credits from these IHM concentration elective courses


Note: Courses required for the major and the concentration cannot be counted as an elective.

Nutrition and Health academic concentration course requirements


2. Complete a minimum of 23 credits from the following:


 (At least 8 credits at 3000-4000 level and at least 4 credits must be Nutrition courses:  

 ,  ,  ,  ,  ,  )

Note: Courses required for the major and the concentration cannot be counted as an elective.

1. Complete a minimum of 13 credits from the following: (At least 13 credits at 3000-4000 level)


Note: Courses required for the major and the concentration cannot be counted as an elective.

Professional School Admission Requirements


Students are required to review the professional school admission requirements before selecting elective credits.

Pre-pharmacy academic concentration course requirements


Students completing the Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences with an academic concentration in pre-pharmacy must complete a minimum of 124 credits. Completion of this concentration requires at least one year of a professional accredited pharmacy school with a minimum of 20 credits of professional PharmD coursework.

Pre-Pharmacy Tracks


Students pursuing a Bachelor of Science with a major in health sciences at Oakland University with a pre-pharmacy concentration may pursue admission to any accredited Doctor of Pharmacy program. Students may complete their senior year of coursework at any PharmD program and credits earned from courses at this program will be transferred back to OU to complete the requirements for the Bachelor of Science with a major in health sciences program. It is highly recommended that students consult with the academic adviser prior to enrolling in any of these classes, as completion of coursework does not guarantee admission or completion of the program. Admission into an accredited PharmD program is required to complete this maturation.

Pre-Physical therapy academic concentration course requirements


Students completing the Bachelor of Science in health sciences with an academic concentration in pre-physical therapy must complete a minimum of 124 credits.

2. Complete a minimum of 12 elective credits from the following: (At least 8 credits at 3000-4000 level)


Note: Courses cannot be used to satisfy both concentration requirements and the major core requirements.

Courses required for the major and the concentration cannot be counted as an elective.

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