At a Glance
General studies units
Total units to graduate
Average completion time
Cost per unit
300–400 level: $450
Estimated total cost
(based on 120 units)
Recommended Areas of Study
*Estimated total cost (cost per unit x total units) is provided to aid in program comparison only and will vary depending on the number of units needed to graduate.
All stated financial information is subject to change. For a detailed cost estimate or more information, contact UC Student Financial Services.
University College's health science degree requires the following coursework.
|General Studies Core||28 units|
|Learners pursuing any of University College’s bachelor’s degrees are encouraged to complete the General Studies Core before starting their major requirements. Learners are required to complete 45 units prior to enrolling in program major requirements. Included in the required 45 units, the following courses are to be satisfied: ENG 105, one course of the General Studies Core Social and Behavioral Sciences requirements, and all program requisites. Learners must attain at least a 2.0 (C) grade-point average in the major. All required courses must be taken for a letter grade where the option exists.|
|Students may choose from any course in the UC Academic Catalog.|
|Program Requisites||15 units|
UC 101Momentum: Success in the University
HSCI 100Introduction to Health and Disease
HSCI 105Nutrition and Wellness
HSCI 110U.S. Health Care Systems
STAT 280Applied Statistics
|Major Requirements||45 units|
APSY 295Human Growth and Development
APSY 300Research Methods in Psychology
APSY 430Cultural Psychology
BIO 225General Microbiology
BIO 235Human Anatomy
BIO 245Human Physiology
CHEM 115Chemistry for the Health Sciences
HSCI 305Introduction to Genetics
HSCI 310Health Care Professions
HSCI 320Medical Sociology
HSCI 491Senior Seminar: Health Sciences Capstone
PHYS 100General Physics for Health Sciences
|Emphasis Area||15 units|
Learners may select any emphasis area for a custom program experience. The following emphases are recommended for this bachelor’s degree.
Learners may also apply credit toward the fulfillment of UC’s requirements through Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) and previous coursework from regionally accredited colleges/universities.