Core Course Requirements

Concentration Requirements

Students must also select a concentration and track within the major, and complete the requirements. A maximum of one concentration and one track may be selected.  Health Sciences concentrations include BioScience (with tracks in General; Medical; Lab Investigations; and Pre-nursing) and Public Health Studies (with tracks in General; Health Education, Community Health; and Health Policy and Administration). All majors will also complete one approved health ethics course, which, can apply to the Religious Dimensions or Philosophical Inquiry learning domains REL 229 or PHL 229) within their liberal studies program, or to their track electives in the major (HLTH 229).

REL 229

MEDICINE, ETHICS AND SOCIETY

A study of moral/ethical issues arising in health care in light of contemporary biomedical advances and social changes (cultural, religious, economic, etc.). The viewpoints of various religious traditions and their rationales will be examined and critiqued.

PHL 229

BIOMEDICAL ETHICS

Moral and ethical issues arising in contemporary biomedical advances and in health care from the perspective of Philosophy.