The Bachelor of Science in Health Science Pre-Physical Therapy degree curriculum is designed to produce graduates capable of
demonstrating those characteristics identified as desirable by employers of tomorrow’s health care professionals. The student majoring in
Health Science graduates with general health-related knowledge to be used as the basis for work in a health-care setting. The Health
Sciences degree also provides the basis for students to pursue graduate education in Physical Therapy or other health care and science oriented
arenas. Additionally, students who already have an Associate of Arts (AA) degree who wish to pursue a Bachelor of Science
degree and return to work in a related health arena would benefit from the Health Science degree. The Health Science/Pre-Physical
Therapy undergraduate degree is ideal for students interested in pursuing the graduate degree in Physical Therapy.
Prior to graduation, all students must have documentation showing completion of the foreign language requirement: two (2) years of the same language or American Sign Language taken in high school or eight semester hours at an accredited undergraduate institution.