Students choosing the Minor in Health Sciences must take 18 credits from the following:
BIOL 202 Human Anatomy and Physiology II (4)
BIOL 210 Nutrition (3)
BIOL 215 Introduction to Microbiology (4)
CHEM 101 Introduction to Chemistry (4)
PSYC 102 Introduction to Psychology (3) or PSYC 211 Developmental Psychology (3)
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS: 18
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Second of two-semester series. Structure and function of the cardiovascular, immune, digestive, endocrine, and urinary systems. Three credit hours lecture with one credit hour lab. Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in BIOL 201.
Basic principles of human nutrition are investigated, emphasizing the nutrients, food sources, and their use in the body for growth and health throughout life. Three credit hours lecture.
The nature of microorganisms and their ability to interact with humans. Current techniques used to identify, culture, and control microorganisms. Three credit hours lecture with one credit hour lab. Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in BIOL 201 and 202.
Principles and concepts of chemical thought and basic chemical laboratory procedures. Three credit hours lecture with one credit hour lab.
Examination of the major themes in the study and practice of psychology, such as human nature, motivation, change and development, and spiritual struggles, as well as applied psychological knowledge for everyday life.
Examination of the major theoretical perspectives related to physical, cognitive, language, emotional, spiritual, and social development in people over the life span.