Interdisciplinary Health Sciences, B.S.

Health and Aging Concentration

Summary of Degree Requirements

General Education36-39
Health Major Requirements42
Concentration Requirements22-23
Free Electives24-28
Total Hours128

The curriculum requires certain existing courses from the approved lists be taken as noted below. The prescribed courses prepare the student for upper division study and may be used to satisfy General Education Requirements provided they are on the appropriate General Education List.

General Education Requirements
Communication Arts
Composition I3-6
Advanced Composition3
Quantitative Reasoning I & II
From approved campus list 6
Humanities and the Arts
From approved campus list 6
Social and Behavioral Sciences
From approved campus list 6
Natural Sciences and Technology
From approved campus list 6
Cultural Studies 1
From Western cultures approved campus list 3
From non-Western cultures approved campus list3
From U.S. minority cultures approved campus list3
Total Hours39-42
Health Major Requirements
CHLH 101Introduction to Public Health3
CHLH 274Introduction to Epidemiology3
CHLH 456Organization of Health Care2-4
KIN 122Physical Activity and Health3
RST 100Recreation, Sport, and Tourism in Modern Society3
SHS 170Intro Hum Comm Sys & Disorders3
FSHN 120Contemporary Nutrition3
PSYC 100Intro Psych4
STAT 100Statistics3
REHB 330Disability in American Society3
IHLT 101Introduction to i-Health1
IHLT 102Survey of Interdisc Health1
IHLT 375Interdis Collab in Health Serv4
IHLT 474Pre-Field Experience in Health1
IHLT 475Field Experience in i-Health4
Total Hours42
Free Electives 
Free Electives24-28
Total Hours24-28
Health and Aging Concentration
KIN 262Motor Develop, Growth & Form3
CHLH 404Gerontology3,4
SHS 271Communication and Aging3
PSYC 361The Psychology of Aging3
Select three of the following (at least two at the 300- or 400- level):9
Special Topics
Adult Learning and Development
Early Adolescent Development
Adult Development
Aging and Health Policy
Interdisciplinary Health Study Abroad
Civic Engagement in Wellness
Exercise Instruction & Elderly
Physical Activity & Aging
Leisure and Human Development
Development of Spoken Language
Comm Partners & Health
Death & Dying
Social Work Services for Older Adults
Planning for Healthy Cities
Total Hours21-22