Bachelor of Arts in Health Sciences

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Provided through Rutgers - Camden

The Health Sciences major provides students with a thorough grounding in subjects that are fundamental to health-related professions. The Health Sciences major consists of a common track focusing on career preparation (i.e., professions that require a B.A. degree) as well as going on for training in health related graduate degrees (e.g., in physical therapy or occupational therapy). This major includes instruction in basic science courses, coupled with additional courses to prepare students to meet the needs of a modern health delivery system and help students learn to interact with clientele of multiple ages and diverse challenges in relation to accessing and providing quality health care. This major is being offered starting the Fall 2018 Semester.


Undergraduate - Bachelor of Arts

The goal of the undergraduate program in Health Sciences is to provide students with:

  1. knowledge of the fundamental concepts, theories, and applications of health science (both social and physical science).
  2. an understanding of the scientific methods used to examine health and well-being.
  3. mastery of discipline specific skills in reading, writing and analysis.
  4. an educational experience that students perceive as challenging, enriching, and relevant to their future education and career goals.