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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
Ecommerce and Information Technology 623
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)
European Studies 310
Finance 390
Forensic Science 412
French 420
Gender Studies 443
Geology 460
German 470
Global Studies 480
Health Sciences 499
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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
International Studies
Journalism 570
Latin American and Latino Studies (LALS) Minor
Liberal Studies 606
Linguistics 615
Management 620
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 (Anthropology 070, Criminal Justice 202, Sociology 920)
Spanish 940
Statistics 960
Student-Proposed Majors and Minors 555
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 2019-2021 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.

Beginning in fall 2019, students majoring in health sciences must complete the following coursework:

50:499:101 Introduction to Health Sciences
50:830:101 Introduction to Psychology
50:920:207 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
50:070:213 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (or more advanced class in 070, with director approval)

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

50:499:201 Careers in Health Sciences
50:499:303 Health Law
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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