HEALTH SCIENCES

HEALTH SCIENCES

The Hampton University School of Nursing offers the Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences at its main campus in two concentrations: Community Health Promotions, an Policy and Administration. The program allows students to gain educational experiences which develop understanding of their discipline and emphasizes interprofessional collaborative healthcare practices.  Students are provided the background and experiences needed for successful entry into practice and or graduate education.

Program Objectives

  1. Utilize parametric and non-parametric statistics to describe a research problem.
  2. Critically analyze human health issues and propose practical solutions to these issues.
  3. Describe the overall U.S. Health profile to include major concepts such as indicators, social determinants, disparities, access to health services, historical and contemporary trends and implications.
  4. Understand how social, cultural, economic, political, and biological environments affect both personal and community health.
  5. Complete a practicum and capstone experience.

CURRICULUM

The BS Health Sciences – Community Health Promotion

Semester 1 (Fall)  
Course# Course TitleCredits
ENG 101Written Communication 13
Math 110 or HIGHER3
CHE 101 or HIGHERGeneral Chemistry4
HIS 106History3
UNV 101University 1011
SOC 205Introduction to Sociology3
Semester Credit Hours17
Semester 2 (Spring)
Course# Course TitleCredits
ENG 102Written Communication ll3
COM 103Oral Communication3
BIO 105 or HIGHERGeneral Biology4
PSY 203Introduction to Psychology3
PED1
HUM 201Humanities3
Semester Credit Hours17
Semester 3 (Fall)
Course# Course TitleCredits
200 level or HIGHERRequired natural science course4
MAT 205 or PSY 346Introduction to Statistics or Statistics l Introduction to Statistical Methods3
HSC 105 or NUR 105 or HEA 200 Introduction to the Health Profession or Introduction to the Nursing Profession or Health Education2
HSC 203Healthcare in the US2
HSC 221 or NUR 202Medical Terminology2
CSC 120Introduction to Computers3
Semester Credit Hours16
Semester 4 (Spring)
Course# Course TitleCredits
Required natural science course 200 level or HIGHER4
MATH 117Pre-calculus Mathematics l or Free (unrestricted) Elective3
HSC 217 or NUR 217Health and Community Assessment or Health Assessment2
HSC 202 or NUR 202Nutrition and Wellness or Nutrition and Dietetics2
HUM 202Humanities ll or Humanities Elective2
HSC 321Teaching for Health Professionals3
Semester Credit Hours17
Semester 5 (Fall)
Course# Course TitleCredits
HSC 320Scientific Writing for Health Professionals3
HSC 307Health Promotion3
HEA 203 Advanced Concepts of Health or Free (unrestricted) Elective3
HSC 330Behavioral Health3
Semester Credit Hours12
Semester 6 (Spring)
Course# Course TitleCredits
HSC 300Health Research Methods 3
SOC 314Urban Problems in Sociological Perspectives3
PSY 311Human Growth an Development3
HSC 318Population/Community Health3
MKT 305Principles of Marketing3
Semester Credit Hours15
Semester 7 (Fall)
Course# Course TitleCredits
HSC 401Health Program Planning4
MGT 323MGT Information D/P Systems3
HSC 411Health Science Capstone Project Proposal3
LEA 302Leadership in Organizations2
Semester Credit Hours12
Semester 8 (Spring)
Course# Course TitleCredits
Free (unrestriced) Elective3
HEA 441 or HSC 400Health and Aging3
HSC 499Health Science Internship 4
HSC 412Health Science Capstone Project2
PHA 587Health Disparities and Service Learning2
Semester Credit Hours14
Program Total120

Program Objectives

  1. Utilize parametric and non-parametric statistics to describe a research problem.
  2. Critically analyze human health issues and propose practical solutions to these issues.
  3. Understanding basic management styles, principles and theories.
  4. Implement principles and practices of human resource administration (i.e. employee recruitment, selection, placement, training, performance evaluation, compensation, benefits, labor relations, safety, and health).
  5. Complete a practicum and capstone experience.

CURRICULUM

The BS Health Sciences – Policy and Administration

Semester 1 (Fall)  
Course# Course TitleCredits
ENG 101Written Communication 13
Math 110 or HIGHER3
CHE 101 or HIGHERGeneral Chemistry4
HIS 106History3
UNV 101University 1011
SOC 205Introduction to Sociology3
Semester Credit Hours17
Semester 2 (Spring)
Course# Course TitleCredits
ENG 102Written Communication ll3
COM 103Oral Communication3
BIO 105 or HIGHERGeneral Biology4
PSY 203Introduction to Psychology3
PED1
HUM 201Humanities3
Semester Credit Hours17
Semester 3 (Fall)
Course# Course TitleCredits
200 level or HIGHERRequired natural science course4
MAT 205 or PSY 346Introduction to Statistics or Statistics l Introduction to Statistical Methods3
HSC 105 or NUR 105 or HEA 200 Introduction to the Health Profession or Introduction to the Nursing Profession or Health Education2
HSC 203Healthcare in the US2
HSC 221 or NUR 202Medical Terminology2
CSC 120Introduction to Computers3
Semester Credit Hours16
Semester 4 (Spring)
Course# Course TitleCredits
Required natural science course 200 level or HIGHER4
MATH 117Pre-calculus Mathematics l or Free (unrestricted) Elective3
HSC 222Introduction to Healthcare Law3
HUM 202Humanities ll or Humanities Elective3
PSY 311Human Growth and Development3
Semester Credit Hours16
Semester 5 (Fall)
Course# Course TitleCredits
HSC 224Cultural Assessment for Health Professionals3
HSC 319Post-Acute3
HSC 318 or NUR 318Population/Community Health or Community Health3
MGT 301Business Organizational Behavior3
MBA 201 or ACC 203Financial Account3
Semester Credit Hours12
Semester 6 (Spring)
Course# Course TitleCredits
HSC 300Healthcare Research Methods 3
HSC 323Multidisciplinary Approaches to Healthcare Ethics3
HSC 325Healthcare Economics an Financial3
HSC 203 or NUR 202Advanced Concepts of Health / Free (unrestricted) Elective or Nutrition and Dietetics3
MKT 305Principles of Marketing3
Semester Credit Hours15
Semester 7 (Fall)
Course# Course TitleCredits
MGT 323MGT Information D/P Systems3
HSC 425Healthcare Administration3
HSC 410Policy and Politics of Healthcare3
HSC 411Health Science Capstone Project Proposal3
Semester Credit Hours12
Semester 8 (Spring)
Course# Course TitleCredits
Free (unrestriced) Elective3
MGT 400Organizational Behavior3
HSC 499Health Science Internship 4
HSC 412Health Science Capstone Project2
Semester Credit Hours12
Program Total120

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