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Bachelor of Health Services (BHS) Curriculum

(effective 2014)

Health Services Courses
Semester 1    
HS 400 Introduction to the American Healthcare System 3 credits
HS 401 Leadership in Healthcare Organizations 4 credits
     
Semester 2    
HS 402 Epidemiology 4 credits
HS 403 Cultural Perspectives in Healthcare
(fulfills Cultural Diversity requirement)
3 credits
     
Semester 3    
HS 404 Healthcare Policy and Law 3 credits
HS 405 Human Resource Management 4 credits
   
Semester 4    
HS 406 Educational and Instructional Systems 3 credits
HS 407 Financial Resource Management 4 credits
     
Semester 5    
HS 408 Healthcare Informatics 4 credits
HS 409 Evidence-Based Practice in Healthcare 3 credits
     
Semester 6    
HS 410 Project Management (Healthcare) 4 credits
HS 411 Field Project (fulfills Service Learning requirement) credits
 
TOTAL HEALTH SERVICES CREDITS
42 credits
     
USF Core Courses
(Core courses may be taken as needed,
in any semester when offered.)
 
Area A: Foundations of Communication  
  1. Public Speaking 4 credits
  2. Rhetoric and Composition 4 credits
     
Area B:
Math and the Sciences
 
  1. Math or Quantitative Science 4 credits
  2. Applied or Laboratory Science 4 credits
     
Area C:
Humanities
 
  1. Literature 4 credits
  2. History 4 credits
     
Area D:
 
  1. Philosophy 4 credits
  2. Theology and Religious Studies 4 credits
  3. Ethics 4 credits
     
Area E:
Social Sciences
 
  1. Social Sciences 4 credits
     
Area F:
Visual and Performing Arts
 
  1. Visual and Performing Arts 4 credits
  TOTAL USF CORE COURSES CREDITS 44 credits
     
General Elective Courses
Complete or transfer in a minimum of 42 credits for a total of 128 credits. This is the number of credits USF requires for the BHS degree.  
 
TOTAL ELECTIVE UNITS NEEDED
42 credits
     
 
TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED FOR BHS DEGREE
128 credits