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    For students entering in 2023-24
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Health Sciences (B.S.) Suggested 4-year Plan

» Health Sciences (B.S.): Suggested 4-year Plan for 2023-24

How to Use your 4-year Plan

  • This is a suggested 4-year plan for your major and not meant to replace regular academic advising.
  • The plan is flexible and can be changed to accommodate studying abroad, a second major/minor(s) or AP/IB credits.
  • You should work with an academic advisor to develop a plan that meets your interests and goals.
  • You must earn a minimum of 120 credits to graduate and 69-70 major-specific credits to earn a B.S. in Health Sciences.
  • Transfer students and those looking to add as a second major should contact the program advisor for degree planning.
  • If you have any questions, please contact creancollege@chapman.edu.

Suggested 4-year Plan

  • We encourage you to select your General Education (GE) and minor/second major/Themed Inquiry/Honors program around the plan below. Once you fill your GE classes around your major classes, you will have a better idea of space remaining each semester when choosing your Exploration Focus.
  • To be enrolled full time, you must take at least 12 credits a semester.
  • In order to graduate within 4 years, we recommend you take 30 credits a year.

Year 1

Fall Semester (11 credits for major)

  • BIOL 204/204L - From Molecules to Cells: Evolution of Life on Earth (Gen Biol I), Lecture and Laboratory (4 credits)
  • CHEM 140/140L - General Chemistry I, Lecture and Laboratory (4 credits)
  • MATH 110 - Single Variable Calculus I (3 credits)

Interterm (1 credit for major)

  • HSCI 101 - Introduction to Health Care Professions (1 credit)

Spring Semester (8 credits for major)

  • BIOL 205/205L - Evolution and Diversity of Multicellular Organisms (Gen Biol II), Lecture and Laboratory (4 credits) or BIOL 208/208L - Introduction to Molecular Genetics, Lecture and Laboratory (4 credits)
  • CHEM 150/150L - General Chemistry II, Lecture and Laboratory (4 credits)

 


 

Year 2

Depending on your Area of Study, you will take 23-24 credits made up of required courses and electives. You can view the Areas of Study and required/elective courses on the B.S. in Health Sciences Catalog page

Fall Semester (10 credits for major)

  • PHYS 107/107L General Physics for the Life Sciences I, Lecture and Laboratory (4 credits)
  • MATH 203 Introduction to Statistics (3 credits) or PSY 203 Statistics for Behavioral Sciences (3 credits)*
  • Area of Study Elective (3 credits)

Spring Semester (7 credits for major)

  • HSCI/BIOL - 210/210L Human Anatomy, Lecture and Laboratory (4 credits)
  • Area of Study Elective (3 credits)

 



Year 3

Fall Semester (9 credits for major)

  • HSCI 365 - Human Physiology Part A (3 credits)
  • SOC 385 - Medical Sociology (3 credits)**
  • Area of Study Elective (3 credits)

Spring Semester (10 credits for major)

  • HSCI 366 - Human Physiology Part B, Lecture and Laboratory (4 credits)
  • PSY 436 - Health Psychology (3 credits)*
  • Area of Study Elective (3 credits)


 

Year 4

Fall Semester (9 credits for major)

  • HSCI Required Elective (3 credits)
  • Area of Study Elective (3 credits)
  • Area of Study Elective (3 credits)

Spring Semester (9 credits for major)

  • HSCI 498 Health Sciences Capstone (3 credits)
  • Area of Study Elective (3 credits)
  • Area of Study Elective (3 credits)

  

 

 

Chapman Catalog

Health Sciences (B.S.)


View all requirements, courses, and electives and elective groups on the Health Sciences (B.S.) catalog page.