Bryan College of Health Sciences offers an opportunity for graduates of associate degree healthcare programs from regionally accredited colleges or universities to obtain a baccalaureate degree in Health Professions. The curriculum is designed to offer additional general education courses to meet the College requirements for a baccalaureate degree with a concentration in Healthcare Management. The curriculum plan will vary based on course work completed in the associate degree program and the chosen concentration.
Upon completion of the completion option requirements, the graduate will be able to:
- Determine high-impact practices necessary to effectively deliver health programs and services that improve health outcomes
- Judge the applicability of field research to current practice for potential implementation
- Integrate subject-matter expertise from a chosen concentration into relevant issues, determining implications for the healthcare field.
- Exemplify professional and ethical behavior as determined by the chosen professional field to support personal professional advancement
Curriculum Requirements - Semester Hours
A minimum of 120 semester credits, including 48 hours of credit from the associate degree program is required. Following is the minimum number of general education credits required in each category of study to earn a baccalaureate degree in Health Professions from Bryan College of Health Sciences. At least 30 of the last 45 credit hours needed for a degree must be taken at Bryan College of Health Sciences. College transcripts will be reviewed for general education requirements you have met that can be applied toward the general education credit hour requirements. An advisor will meet with you to identify general education courses you need to complete your degree.
Students will take the math placement exam as an objective measure of their readiness for mathematics courses. However, students will be allowed to select the mathematics course in which they will register.
Associate Degree Credit Granted
A total of up to 48 credit hours can apply towards the degree.
General Education Courses
Students must complete the following general education requirements. Transcripts will be evaluated to see if students have completed courses that can be applied toward the general education requirements.
|Natural Sciences||16 cr hrs|
|Social Sciences (3 cr hrs must include a cultural studies focus)||9 cr hrs|
|Communications||3 cr hrs|
|Humanities||9 cr hrs|
|Mathematics||6 cr hs|
|General Electives||9 cr hrs|