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Accounting 010
Africana Studies 014
American History 512
American Literature 352
Anthropology 070
Art 080
Art History 082
Arts and Sciences 090 (Interdisciplinary Courses)
Astronomy 100
Biochemistry 115
Biology 120
Biology, Computational and Integrative 121
Business Administration 135
Business Law 140
Chemistry (Biochemistry 115, Chemistry 160)
Childhood Studies 163
Computer Science 198
Criminal Justice 202
Dance 203
Digital Studies 209
Economics 220
Engineering Transfer 005
English and Communication (Communication 192, English Literature 350, American Literature 352, Film 354, Journalism 570, Linguistics 615, Rhetoric 842, Writing 989)
Finance 390
Forensic Science 412
French 420
Gender Studies 443
Geology 460
German 470
Global Studies 480
Health Sciences 499
Major Requirements
Interdisciplinary Minor in Health Sciences 495
Minor in Health Sciences Research 499
History (Historical Methods and Research 509; European History 510; American History 512; African, Asian, Latin American, and Comparative History 516)
Honors College 525
Human Resource Management 533
Individualized Majors and Minors 555
Journalism 570
Latin American and Latino Studies (LALS) Minor
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Liberal Studies 606
Linguistics 615
Management 620
Management Science and Information Systems 623
Marketing 630
Mathematical Sciences (Mathematics 640, Statistics 960)
Medicine, Dentistry, and Veterinary Medicine
Museum Studies 698
Music 700, 701
Pharmacy 720
Philosophy and Religion 730, 840
Physics 750
Political Science 790
Psychology 830
Religion 840
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Social Work 910
Sociology (920), Anthropology (070), and Criminal Justice (202)
Spanish 940
Statistics 960
Teacher Education 964
Theater Arts (Dance 203, Theater Arts 965)
World Languages and Cultures (French 420, German 470, Global Studies 480, Spanish 940)
Urban Studies 975
Visual, Media, and Performing Arts (Art 080; Art History 082; Museum Studies 698; Music 700, 701; Theater Arts 965)
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  Camden Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2023 Liberal Arts Colleges Programs, Faculty, and Courses Health Sciences 499 Major Requirements  

Major Requirements

Any health sciences major must complete 60 credits toward the major.

Students majoring in health sciences must complete the following coursework:

50:499:101  Introduction to Health Sciences
50:830:101  Introduction to Psychology
50:920:101  Introduction to Sociology
50:730:249  Biomedical Ethics
50:120:211  Microbiology and Its Application
50:120:212  Microbiology and Its Application Lab

Students must also choose one course from each of the following groupings:

50:120:101  General Biology I  and  50:120:107  General Biology Lab I
50:120:127  Principles of Biology

50:120:253  Basic Anatomy and Physiology I  and  50:120:255  Basic Anatomy and Physiology Lab I
50:120:300  Advanced Anatomy and Physiology I  and  50:120:302  Advanced Anatomy and Physiology Lab I

50:120:254  Basic Anatomy and Physiology II  and  50:120:256  Basic Anatomy and Physiology Lab II
50:120:301  Advanced Anatomy and Physiology II  and  50:120:303  Advanced Anatomy and Physiology Lab II

50:160:103  General, Organic, and Biochemistry I
50:160:115  Chemical Principles I  and  50:160:125  Chemical Principles Lab I

50:160:104  General, Organic, and Biochemistry II  and  50:160:105  General, Organic, and  Biochemistry Lab
50:160:116  Chemical Principles II  and  50:160:126  Chemical Principles Lab II

50:830:255  Method and Theory in Psychology
50:830:256  Research Methods in Psychology

50:960:183  Elementary Applied Statistics
50:960:250  Statistics for Social Sciences

50:830:348  Health Psychology
50:830:434  Psychology of Eating
50:830:457,458,459,461,462,463,464  Special Topics in Health Psychology (with director approval)
50:920:217  Drugs and Society
50:920:418  Medical Sociology
50:720:313  Childhood Health and Illness
50:720:321  Death and Dying
50:163:250  Childhood Health Disparities
50:220:316  Health Economics
50:220:317  Social Marketing: A Strategic Approach for Health Promotion
50:830:222  Human Development*
50:820:226  Child Development
50:830:326  Psychology of Adolescence
50:830:328  Psychology of Aging

50:070:101  Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
50:499:305  Cultural and Global Competency in Healthcare

Additionally, health science majors must choose one elective from the following list:

50:499:120  Medical Terminology
50:499:201  Careers in Health Sciences
50:499:303  Health Law
50:499:304  Media and Health
50:499:456,457,458,459  Special Topics in Health Sciences
50:499:493  Applied Experiences in Health Sciences
50:499:497  Independent Study in Health Sciences

And two additional electives from the following list (Note: courses cannot count for both required and elective credit.):

50:070:313  Childhood Health and Illness
50:070:321  Death and Dying
50:120:102  General Biology II (with 50:120:108 Lab)
50:120:103  Biology of Cancer
50:120:106  Human Reproduction and Development
50:120:110  Biology of Disease
50:120:311  Clinical Aspects of Human Genetics*
50:120:344  Neurobiology
50:120:347  Pathophysiology
50:163:250  Child Health and Disparities
50:220:122  Introduction to Data Science
50:220:316  Health Economics
50:220:317  Social Marketing: A Strategic Approach to Health Promotion
50:220:422  Applied Data Mining
50:443:221  Gender, Health, and the Environment
50:512:362  Health and American Society
50:750:203  General Physics I (with 50:750:133 Lab)
50:750:204  General Physics II (with 50:750:134 Lab)
50:830:340  Abnormal Psychology
50:830:434  Psychology of Eating
50:830:440  Developmental Psychopathology
50:830:475  Brain and Behavior
50:920:217  Drugs and Society
50:920:306  Sociology of the Family
50:920:418  Medical Sociology
50:940:227 or 327  Spanish for the Health Professions (or more advanced Spanish for the Health Professions course)
57:705:255  Nutrition in the United States and the World*
57:705:489  Pharmacology

*Please note: Human Development, Human Genetics, Nutrition, and Pathophysiology are all required for students who plan to pursue nursing.

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