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2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Applied Health Sciences, B.S.

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The Applied Health Sciences (AHS) program is designed to allow students to obtain a Bachelor of Science degree by combining courses from the university curriculum with specific Associate of Applied Sciences (AAS) degrees from accredited community colleges.

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 a health-related field from an accredited community college or other institution of higher education:

Students who hold an AAS degree in another field must seek permission to enroll from the Applied Health Sciences Program Coordinator.

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

In order to graduate on-schedule without taking additional courses, it is highly recommended that students meet with an Undergraduate Academic Adviser concerning the selection of all of their general education courses. 

Each candidate for an Oakland University baccalaureate will need to satisfactorily complete approved courses in each of the following areas: Foundation, Exploration, Integration, Writing, U.S. Diversity and Capstone. For details, refer to the General Education Requirements  section of the catalog.

4. Complete the following core courses:

5. Select and complete the course requirements specified under one of the following concentrations or specializations:

* Number of elective credits required for the concentration(s) varies based on 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.

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