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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Applied Health Sciences, B.S.

Requirements for the major in Applied Health Sciences, B.S.

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 PH 3000 .

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

Number of elective credits required varies based on core courses completed and are selected with assistance from your academic adviser, based on your career goals, from an approved list of courses. Students must achieve a minimum of 120 credits with a minimum of 32 upper level (3000-4000) credits and satisfy all University degree requirements to graduate.

B. Health Promotion Track: A minimum of 20 credits of electives