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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Applied Health Sciences, B.S.

Requirements for the B.S. degree with a major in applied health sciences

1. Have already completed the course requirements for and earned the Associate of Applied Science degree in one of the following academic areas from an accredited community college or other institution of higher education:

dental assisting, health information technology, medical assistant, occupational therapy assistant, pharmacy technician, physical therapist assistant, respiratory therapy, or surgical technology.  Students who hold an AAS degree in any other medical or health-related field not listed above may seek permission to enroll from the Applied Health Sciences Program Director.

2. Provide appropriate documentation of the AAS degree:

Submit official transcripts showing AAS degree and all coursework completed with a minimum 2.0 GPA.  Concurrent enrollment in a community college AAS program and Oakland University’s AHS program is not permitted.

3. Meet the university general education requirements

(see Undergraduate degree requirements). Note that some of the courses under #5 and 6 below satisfy general education requirements and Applied Health Sciences degree requirements. See courses marked with “*”.

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

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

6. Select and complete the required courses from either the Health Care Leadership Track or Health Promotion Track

Health Promotion Track: A minimum of 20 credits of electives

7. Complete a total of 130 semester credits with a minimum of 32 credits at the 3000-4000 level required for graduation.