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    Jun 18, 2024  
Missouri Baptist University 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Missouri Baptist University 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Health Sciences, BS


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CIP Code: 51.0001

   

   

Major Requirements


Natural Science Focus


Total: 15 hours


Population Health Focus


3 hours of electives from the following


Total: 21 Hours


Personal Health Focus


Total: 15 Hours


Experience


Total: 3 Hours


Area of Specialization


(complete at least one area of specialization - Exercise Science, Psychology, Natural Science, Fitness Management)

Total: 17 hours

Psychology


Total: 18 hours

Natural Sciences


18 elective hours in Natural Sciences (BIOL, CHEM, BIOT, BCHM, MATH, PHYS) approved by the academic advisor. 15 hours must be upper division.**

Total: 18 hours

Fitness Management


Total: 18 hours

Required Natural Sciences General Education Courses


Total: 4 Hours


Recommended Natural Sciences General Education Courses


Total: 4 Hours


Recommended Social/Behavioral Sciences General Education Course


Total: 3 Hours


Note(s)


Upper division courses from PSHU, PSSC, and SOCO may also be used to satisfy this requirement.

** Courses cannot be used to satisfy any other general education, degree, or major requirement.

At least six hours of major and three hours of minor must be earned at Missouri Baptist University

A grade of D is not acceptable in courses taken to fulfill the requirements for a major or minor.

Admission Requirement:

  • Freshmen: Student must have a 21 or higher composite ACT score
  • Transfers: Student must have a 2.5 or higher cumulative GPA

Students not meeting the Health Sciences admission requirement upon entering the University may be immediately accepted into the Fitness Mangement major. Students wishing to be admitted into the Exercise Science major will be allowed to present a written request for acceptance to the chair of the Health and Sport Sciences Division after at least one full semester of study at MBU if the cumulative 2.5 GPA requirement has been met. 

A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 is required for graduation.

1See the catalog section on Senior Permission  for information on earning graduate credit for this course. 

 

 

Total: 58-60 Hours


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