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The B.S. in health sciences offers concentrations in human services and medical laboratory sciences, as well as completions in dental hygiene and respiratory therapy. Because the dental hygiene and respiratory therapy programs are completion programs only, students must already have RT or DH licensure before enrolling.

Program Details

Course Information

Click below for information on course requirements, course descriptions and the Academic Rhode Map, which lists all the courses you will need to complete this program and graduate in a timely fashion.

Course Requirements

Course Descriptions

Academic Rhode Map for Dental Hygiene

Academic Rhode Map for Human Services

Academic Rhode Map for Medical Laboratory Sciences

Academic Rhode Map for Respiratory Therapy

Program/Learning Goals

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to demonstrate:

  1. A broad-based understanding of diverse arts and sciences fields.
  2. A fundamental knowledge of health-related biology and chemistry.
  3. The mathematical and social skills necessary to succeed in modern society.
  4. The specific tools and skills required for their chosen discipline.

 

Dental Hygiene

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Assume responsibility for ethical dental hygiene practice in accordance with professional codes of ethics and state law.
  2. Provide comprehensive dental hygiene expertise, knowledge and services to the local community.
  3. Make evidence-based decisions by acquiring, analyzing and documenting information using current scientific research.
  4. Critically evaluate professional issues within the context of the modern health-care environment.
  5. Promote oral health within the community.

 

Human Service

Upon completion of this program, students will have a fundamental understanding of health sciences and health-care issues.

 

Respiratory Therapy

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Critically evaluate professional issues within the context of the modern health-care environment.
  2. Describe and interpret statistical tests applied to medical research data.
  3. Apply evidence-based medicine to clinical practice.