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UofM 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
UofM 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Health Studies - Healthcare Leadership Concentration, (B.S.)

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Health Studies (B.S.)

Program objectives for a B.S. in Health Studies are: (a) to demonstrate critical thinking skills, specifically in the areas of evaluating evidence and understanding sources; (b) to demonstrate proficiency in written and oral communication and computer utilization; (c) to use knowledge of functional anatomy and biomechanics to analyze and evaluate movement and to prescribe exercises to prevent injuries and enhance performance; (d) to recognize risk factors (i.e., cardiovascular, metabolic, musculoskeletal) and their relationship to physical activity, nutrition and other lifestyle behaviors; identify risk factors, which may require consultation with medical or allied health professionals (e) to demonstrate an understanding of principles and research-based guidelines for nutrition, body composition, and weight management when analyzing current status and prescribing desirable changes; (f) to demonstrate understanding of the basic principles of program planning, management, evaluation, and administration of health and wellness programs and facilities.

University General Education Program (33 hours)

See University General Education Program  for University General Education Program requirements. Note the following requirements are specified for this program:

Natural Science

Natural Science requirements are fulfilled by BIOL 2010 /BIOL 2011  and BIOL 2020 /BIOL 2021  as part of the major core for Health Sciences and Healthcare Leadership concentrations.

Electives (29-32 hours)

Selected in consultation with advisor to bring the total number of credit hours to 120. Guided Electives.

In some of the above courses, variable hours of supervised laboratory/field experience will be required.

Typical 4-Year Healthcare Leadership Concentration Sequence

Freshman Year

Year Total 29 hrs

Sophomore Year

Year Total 32 hrs

Year Total 30 hrs

Senior Year

Year Total 29 hrs

Total Hours Required for Graduation: 120

*Must satisfy University General Education Program  Requirement

**Internship is for 6 hours unless student has five years or more in a healthcare occupation, then for 3 hours.

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