Academic Catalog 2024-2025

Health Studies, Bachelor of Science Option I (Concentration II) Non-Teaching

The University Core Curriculum is the same across all undergraduate bachelor's programs.   Please consult the academic advisor for your designated major before selecting courses in this area.


General Education Core Curriculum42
General Education Core TCCNS Equivalent
Major Requirements66
Other Requirements12
Total Hours120

General Education Core Curriculum (Standard) 1

ENGL 1301Freshman English I3
ENGL 1302Freshman English II3
MATH 1314College Algebra3
Life and Physical Sciences
BIOL 1308Survey of Life Science3
BIOL 2301Human Anat & Phys I3
Language, Philosophy, and Culture
ENG 2XX 23
Creative Arts
MUSI 1315Fine Arts In Daily Living3
American History
HIST 1301Soc & Pol Hist US to 18773
HIST 1302Soc & Pol Hist US Since 18773
Government/Political Science
POLS 2305American Government3
POLS 2306Texas Government3
Social and Behavioral Sciences
PSYC 2301General Psychology3
Institutional Options
COMM 1321Business & Professional Comm3
or COMM 1315 Public Address
EDCI 2310Ins Tec3
or COSC 1301 Intro To Compr Science I
Total Hours42

General Education Core Curriculum (TCCNS Equivalent)

Major (Health Studies)

HED 233History & Principles of Health2
HED 223Basic C P R2
HED 234Hlth & Biolfuncs3
or HED 235 Health and the Human Body
HED 333Emergency and Care of Injuries3
or HED 334 Contemporary Health Problems
HED 335Problems In Community Hygiene3
HED 336Organ Admin Of Hlth Progms3
HED 339Diseases & Consumer Health3
HED 340Epidemiology3
or HED 341 Epidemiology
HED 399Health Seminar2
HED 432Fitness For Living3
HED 433Personal Health & Safety I3
HED 434Mental Health3
or HED 480
HED 436Hygiene Of The School Child3
"HED 438
Health of Children and Adolescents"
HED 471Drugs and Health3
HED 472Foundations of Safety3
HED 477Human Sexuality3
HED 499Supervised Individual Work in Community Health6
KIN 437Kinesiology3
or KIN 438 Physiology of Exercise I
Cognate Courses
FS 102Freshman Seminar/ first Year Experience1
GEOL 1303Introduction To The Earth3
Approved Elective 46
Total Hours66

Other Requirements

Outside Interest-Advisor approval12
Total Hours12

Students should be advised by a major advisor prior to registering for any credit, particularly any core curriculum credit as listed.


ENGL 2332 World Literature I, ENGL 2333 World Literature II, ENGL 2326 American Literature, or ENGL 2328 African-American Literature 


Any one of the following: MUSI 1306 Music Appreciation, MUSI 1315 Fine Arts In Daily Living, THEA 1310 Introduction to Theatre, ARTS 1315 Intro African Art 


Approved Elective-advisor approval

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
First SemesterHours
MUSI 1315 Fine Arts In Daily Living 3
FS 102 Freshman Seminar/ first Year Experience 1
BIOL 1308 Survey of Life Science 3
ENGL 1301 Freshman English I 3
GEOL 1303 Introduction To The Earth 3
HED 233 History & Principles of Health 2
Second Semester
ENGL 1302 Freshman English II 3
HIST 1301 Soc & Pol Hist US to 1877 3
MATH 1314 College Algebra 3
COMM 1321
Business & Professional Comm
or Public Address
PSYC 2301 General Psychology 3
Second Year
Third Semester
HED 234 Hlth & Biolfuncs 3
HIST 1302 Soc & Pol Hist US Since 1877 3
BIOL 2301 Human Anat & Phys I 3
PE 1XX 1
POLS 2305 American Government 3
Fourth Semester
EDCI 2310 Ins Tec 3
POLS 2306 Texas Government 3
HED 223 Basic C P R 2
PE 1XX 1
HED 333
Emergency and Care of Injuries
or Contemporary Health Problems
HED 336 Organ Admin Of Hlth Progms 3
Third Year
Fifth Semester
HED 335 Problems In Community Hygiene 3
HED 340
or Epidemiology
HED 399 Health Seminar 2
HED 436 Hygiene Of The School Child 3
"HED 438
Health of Children and Adolescents"
Approved Elective 3
Approved Elective 3
Sixth Semester
HED 434
Mental Health
HED 339 Diseases & Consumer Health 3
HED 432 Fitness For Living 3
HED 471 Drugs and Health 3
HED 472 Foundations of Safety 3
Fourth Year
Seventh Semester
KIN 437
or Physiology of Exercise I
HED 433 Personal Health & Safety I 3
HED 477 Human Sexuality 3
Approved Elective 3
Approved Elective 3
Eighth Semester
HED 499 Supervised Individual Work in Community Health 6
Approved Elective 3
Approved Elective 3
 Total Hours120