Bachelor of Professional Studies

The Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies offers associate's degree holders in the areas of health and technology the opportunity to increase knowledge and leadership skills and to enhance career opportunities.  A total of 120 credits must be completed, including the transfer of a maximum of 60 credits from associate degree programs.  The curriculum is designed to facilitate the completion of remaining general education requirements, a set of core courses and a concentration in Health and Safety.

Following is a list of some of the associate degree programs that would prepare students for transfer  to the BPS degree program (this list is not all-inclusive):

  • cardiopulmonary technology
  • computer information systems
  • computer information science
  • computer information systems technology
  • computer electronics technology
  • dental hygiene
  • emergency medical services
  • environmental/safety technology
  • medical laboratory technology
  • health information management
  • respiratory therapy
  • respiratory care

Required Courses (Student is required to have an AA or AS degree)

CORE REQUIREMENTS (30 HOURS)

MGMT 2341 – PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT

HED 3310 - FUNDAMENTALS OF OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH

WRTG 3310 - TECHNICAL WRITING

HED 3320 – EPIDEMIOLOGICAL RESEAR4CH

HED 3325 – DISEASE MANAGEMENT

HED 4300 – COMMUNITY HEALTH

HED 4303- ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH PROBLEMS

HED 4320 – HEALTH PROMOTION AND INTERVENTION

HED 4343 – HEALTH STRATEGIES FOR MULTICULTURAL POPULATIONS

HED 4370 – ADMINISTRATION OF HEALTH PROGRAMS

 

Concentration in Health and Safety:

UPPER LEVEL ELECTIVES

(15 hours minimum to be selected from the following and approved by the advisor) (PLUS, STUDENT CAN HAVE 15 HOURS OF ELECTIVES TO EQUAL 60 HOURS.

HED 3315 – THEORY AND PRACTICE OF PREVENTION

HED 4301 - H.ED. IN A MEDICAL CARE SETTING

HED 4302 – H.ED. IN THE WORKSITE

HED 4305 – TECHNOLOGY APPLICATIONS IN HEALTH SCIENCES

HED 4310 – HEALTH CONCERNS OF AGING

HED 4312 – DRUG EDUCATION

HED 4395 – HEALTH CONCERNS: WOMEN/ HED 4396 – HEALTH CONCERNS: MEN