Integrated Health Studies - B.S. Download to print
College of Education, Health and Human Services
School of Health Sciences
100 Nixson Hall
The Bachelor of Science in Integrated Health Studies is designed for students interested in pursuing studies related to the health professions. The primary mission of the Integrated Health Studies program is to educate individuals to serve present and future needs of an increasingly diverse society in the professional fields associated with health and/or medical services. Fundamental to its mission is the education of students to excel as practitioners and provide leadership to their respective disciplines.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment in health and human services areas will grow faster than average through 2012. Students completing the IHS health services concentration are prepared to assume a role in the service delivery sector of the health care industry. Others may wish to pursue graduate study leading to advanced professional credentials. Students completing the IHS health care administration and systems concentration are prepared for careers in the business sector of the health care industry though others may wish to purse graduate study to obtain mid-management administrative credentials. Students completing the IHS health sciences concentration are prepared to purse graduate study in health-medical fields. Possible graduate programs for IHS concentrations may include: Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Athletic Training, Sports Medicine, Physician Assistant, Gerontology, Business Administration, Health Administration, Public Health, Health Education, Clinical Psychology, Nutrition, and Exercise/Leisure/Sport Administration.
Students admitted to the College of Education, Health, and Human Services as freshmen must have been fully admitted to the university. Admission to the college does not guarantee admission to a major and/or admission to professional coursework for a selective admission program. To be admitted directly into a teacher education program and Community Health, it is required that new freshmen have a 2.75 high school GPA and 16 units of college preparatory curriculum or a 21 ACT or 980 SAT score. Students who do not meet the GPA requirements of their intended major may enroll as pre-majors for selected programs or EHHS General until which time they have the required 2.75 GPA.
Minimum 121 credit hours, minimum 39 upper-division credit hours. Minimum 2.250 major and 2.000 cumulative GPA. Minimum 2.500 cumulative GPA to declare and graduate with a Business minor
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