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Health Sciences Major, B.S. (Microbiology Concentration)


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Department Information


Department of Health Sciences

P.O. Box 70673
Phone: (423) 439-4564
Web Address: www.etsu.edu/cph/hs/

The mission of the Department of Health Sciences is to offer a quality educational experience which provides a fundamental knowledge of the basic sciences; to develop student communication skills; fosters enthusiasm for continued learning; to encourage a strong program of scholarly activities; and to promote a spirit of cooperation among members of the academic community and with the community-at-large.

The Department of Health Sciences, located in Lamb Hall, is a multidisciplinary department offering a variety of courses concerning those sciences relevant to or implicating the human body and human health, e.g.: Anatomy and Physiology, and Microbiological Sciences. The department offers a B.S. degree in Health Sciences with concentrations in Microbiology or in Human Health. In addition, the department offers minors in Health Sciences. The department also has a joint graduate program with the Department of Biological Sciences and offers a M.S. degree in Biological sciences with a concentration in Microbiology.

The purpose of a Health Sciences major with a Microbiology concentration is to produce graduates with a fundamental knowledge of the major fields of microbiology. The graduates with a Microbiology concentration are qualified to be employed as technicians in academic or industrial research laboratories or pursue advanced degrees in graduate or professional schools.

Degree Requirements: 120 credits


General Education 41-42 credits
Major Total Requirement 77-79 credits
     Major Core    (26 credits)
     Concentration    (33 credits)
     Disciplinary Electives    (6-8 credits)
     Interdisciplinary Electives    (12-14 credits)
TOTAL 120 credits

Suggested Four-Year Program of Study: HSCI-BS (MBHS)  

 

General Education Requirements  

These requirements include earning 41-42 credits in Communication, Humanities and Fine Arts, Social and Behavior Sciences, History, Natural Sciences and Mathematics categories.

Major Specific courses listed in General Education Requirements:

Total Requirements for Health Sciences Major: 77-79 credits


Microbiology Concentration Interdisciplinary Guided Electives: 12-14 credits


Must be chosen in consultation with student’s advisor.

No Minor Required


Additional Information


Click here to view Degree and Graduation Requirements  for all ETSU students.

CSCI 1100  or Proficiency exam: Must be completed to meet Bachelor’s Degree Requirements. 

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