Health Science Major

Sample 4-Year Plan: Pre-Medical Sciences Concentration

The plan listed below is designed to provide suggestions for sequencing your major courses, but there are also other ways to sequence most majors. This plan is meant to provide aid in early, provisional planning. Please consult with your academic advisor to make strategic academic decisions about which courses to take each semester.

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Sample Four Year Plan: Health Science (BS) with Pre-Medical Sciences concentration

FALL - Semester 1

TRU 100: Seminar
TRU 1XX: Self & Society
MATH 156: College Algebra
^CHEM 129, 130, or BIOL 107
HLTH 255 Intro to Community & Public Health
POL 101 Constitutional Government
OR HIST 2100 Institutional History of the United States

SPRING - Semester 2

MATH 157: Plane Trigonometry
HLTH 270 Health Systems and Consumers
^CHEM 130 Chemical Prin I w/Lab
COMM 170 Public Speaking
^PSYC 166 General Psychology
ENG 190 Writing as Critical Thinking

FALL - Semester 3

HLTH 290 Public Health Education Principles
STAT 190 Basic Statistics
CHEM 131 Chemical Principles II w/Lab
^BIOL 107 Cells, Molecules and Genes (or BIOL 304)

SPRING - Semester 4

^HLTH 349 WE Research Methods in Health Science
BIOL 104 Ecology and Evolution of the Organism
CHEM 329 Organic Chemistry I
Art & Humanities Perspective

FALL - Semester 5

HLTH 325 Health Management & Policy
PHYS 185 Physics I
CHEM 331 Organic Chemistry II
CHEM 333 Organic Chemistry Lab

SPRING - Semester 6

^PSYC 166 General Psychology
HLTH 366 Program Planning & Assessment
PHYS 186 Physics II
CHEM 335 Biochemistry I
Art & Humanities Perspective
Take MCAT, OAT, or DAT (and review course, if desired)

FALL - Semester 7

HLTH 410 Health Communication Methods
BIOL 325 Human Physiology
Social Perspective
Art & Humanities Perspective
Register for CHES Exam (Senior Test)

SPRING - Semester 8

HLTH 440 Program Implementation & Evaluation
Social Perspective
HLTH 400 CHES Exam Review
Take CHES Exam in April (Senior Test)

^NOTES: All students must complete Perspectives requirements; Health Science Pre-Medical Science
students are specifically required to complete BIOL 107, CHEM 130, and PSYC 166 to fulfill
Required Support. The Writing Enhanced (WE) course requirements are met by completing HLTH 320
(as an elective in the major or another WE course in any area), HLTH 349, and JINS 3XX. It is
recommended students

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You are encouraged to use these materials in conjunction with the Truman Catalog and Degree Works (available on TruView) as a guide in planning your progress toward completion of degree requirements. The Office of the Registrar is responsible for certifying completion of degree requirements based on requirements specified in the catalog.

Department chair: please contact the Center for Academic Excellence with any updates to the plan above. Rev. 5-3-23

This is a sample course sequence to illustrate class offerings for this major. The Office of the Registrar is responsible for certifying completion of degree requirements based on requirements specified in Truman's Official Catalog.

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