Freshman Level

Semester 1: 17 credits

COL 110   First Year Seminar     
2 cr
COM 101  Composition and Research   
3 cr
Fine Arts (Art or Music)     
3 cr
Foreign Language I     
3 cr
PSY 101  Intro to Psychology (related requirement) 3 cr
THE 105  Foundations of Theology 
3 cr


Semester 2:
15/16 credits

Communication 
3 cr
Foreign Language II 3 cr
Human Biology 100 Level  
3/4 cr
     (recommended 107/117, 115, or 109)
PHI 105  Intro to Philosophy 3 cr
SOC 111  Principles of Sociology   
3 cr

Sophomore Level

Semester 3: 15 credits

History 2 cr
Elective* 
3 cr
Elective* 
3 cr
Literature
3 cr
PSY 208  Human Development Across the Life Span 3 cr
THE 105  Foundations of Theology
3 cr

Semester 4: 16 credits

Elective* 3 cr
Elective* 3 cr
Ethics Requirement 200 Level 
3/4 cr
     (recommended THE 210, PHI 200 or PHI 210)
HCS 200  Foundations of Healthcare Science 
3 cr
MAT 208  Introductory Statistics     
3 cr


Junior Level

Semester 5: 15 credits

BIO 216  Nutrition 3 cr
Elective* 
3 cr
HCS 300  Writing for Healthcare Science 3 cr
HCS 310  Health & Wellness Over Life Span
3 cr
PSY 208  Human Development Across the Life Span 3 cr
THE/PHI 200-400  Level    
3 cr

Semester 6: 15 credits

Area II   
3 cr
Elective* 
3 cr
HCS 220  Healthcare Science/Cultural Competence 3 cr
HCS 330  Healthcare Literacy & Advocacy 3 cr
HCS 340  Healthcare Science Management 3 cr


Senior Level

Semester 7: 15 credits

Area II 3 cr
Elective* 3 cr
Elective* 3 cr
HCS 400  Healthcare Systems & Policy 3 cr
HCS 410  Community Health Org & Admin 3 cr

Semester 8:
15 credits

Area II 3 cr
BIO 410  Pathophysiology (related requirement) 3 cr
Elective* 3 cr
HCS 420  Current Issues in Healthcare Science 3 cr
HCS 430  Capstone 3 cr

*Fifteen of the 27 elective credits are selected in an area of concentration from among the list of courses, which can be taken as required electives. The other 12 credits are free electives or work towards a minor.

Contact Information

 
Tom Porrazzo

Thomas G. Porrazzo, LAT, ATC, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Athletic Training
Head Athletic Trainer 

     Physical Education Center, B14
     Phone: 610.796.8311
     Fax: 610.796.8349
     tom.porrazzo@alvernia.edu