Welcome to Health Science at CSU Channel Islands! Our interdisciplinary degree program is designed to prepare students for professional careers in private and public health services. The program combines the knowledge and skills from multiple disciplines to provide rigorous training in health science with course work and experiential learning in general health science.

(Updates in progress as of April 27, 2020)

Four Year Academic Roadmap

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  • Fall Freshman

    Course AreaCourse NumberCourse TitleUnitsNotesRequirements MetGE Categories
    ChemistryCHEM 110Chemistry of Life4 Major & GEB1
    CommunicationCOMM 101 or COMM 210Student Choice3COMM 101 - Public Speaking COMM 210 - Interpersonal CommunicationMajor & GEA1
    Health ScienceHLTH 100Medical Terminology1 Major 
    StatisticsMATH 201/202 or BIOL 203Student Choice3Any of these 3 Statistics coursesMajor & GEB4
    MathematicsMATH 97Statistics Support1 Major 
    General EducationWritten CommunicationStudent Choice3 GE A2

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    Spring Freshman

    Course AreaCourse NumberCourse TitleUnitsNotesRequirements MetGE Categories
    Biology BIOL 210Human Anatomy and Physiology4 Major 
    Psychology PSY 100Introduction to Psychology3 Major & GE 
    Health ScienceHLTH 101Overview of Health Care Industry and its Delivery3 Major 
    Sociology SOC 100 or SOC 201Student Choice3

    SOC 100 - Intro to Sociology

    SOC 201 - Social Problems

    Major & GED
    General EducationStretch CompositionStudent Choice3 GEA2

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  • Fall Sophomore

    Course AreaCourse NumberCourse TitleUnitsNotesRequirements MetGE Categories
    BiologyBIO 210Human Anatomy and Physiology II4Major  
    Health ScienceHLTH 102Community Health Organizations and their Functions2 Major 
    General EducationArt, Literature, Languages, and CulturesStudent Choice3 GEC1
    General EducationCritical ThinkingStudent Choice3 GEA3
    American Institutions POLS 150American Political Institutions3 University Requirement 

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    Spring Sophomore

    Course AreaCourse NumberCourse TitleUnitsNotesRequirements MetGE Categories
    Health ScienceHLTH 301 Introduction to Public Health Administration 3 Major 
    PsychologyPSY 213Developmental Psychology3 Major & GE 
    American InstitutionsChoice of five HIST coursesone of HIST 270, HIST 271, HIST 272, HIST 275, or HIST 3503HIST 270 - The United States To 1877(3) HIST 271 - The United States Since 1877 (3) HIST 272 - Constitutional History of the U.S. (3) HIST 275 - The United States To 1900 (3) HIST 350 - Chicana/O History And Culture (Cross-listed as CHS 350) (3)University Requirement 
    General EducationArt, Literature, Languages, and CulturesStudent Choice3 GEC2
    General EducationLife ScienceStudent Choice4 GEB2

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  • Fall Junior

    Course AreaCourse NumberCourse TitleUnitsNotesRequirements MetGE Categories
    Health ScienceHLTH 300Nutrition, Exercise, and Wellness3 Major 
    Health ScienceHLTH 307Issues and Ethics in the Healing Profession3 Major 
    Major ElectiveUpper Division

    Student Choice

    3 Major 
    Major ElectiveUpper DivisionStudent Choice3 Major 
    General EducationArt, Literature, Languages, and CulturesStudent Choice3 GEUDGE-C

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    Spring Junior

    Course AreaCourse NumberCourse TitleUnitsNotesRequirements MetGE Categories
     AnthropologyANTH 443Medical Anthropology: Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Health and Healing3 Major & GEUDGE-D
    Health ScienceHLTH 302Introduction to Health Care Informatics3 Major 
    General EducationStudent ChoiceStudent Choice  GWAR Requirement 
    Major ElectiveUpper DivisionStudent Choice3 Major 
    Major ElectiveUpper DivisionStudent Choice3 Major 
    General EducationUpper DivisionComplete one: BIOL 332, BIOL 333, BIOL 432, CHEM 335. or PHYS 338 3 Major & GEUDGE-B

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  • Fall Senior

    Course AreaCourse NumberCourse TitleUnitsNotesRequirements MetGE Categories
    Health Science HLTH 309Health Science Research Methods4 Major 
    Health ScienceHLTH 348Healthy Aging3Cross-listed as NRS 348  
    Major ElectiveUpper DivisionStudent Choice3 Major 
    Free ElectiveFree ElectiveStudent Choice4 Major 

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    Spring Senior

    Course AreaCourse NumberCourse TitleUnitsNotesRequirements MetGE Categories
     Health ScienceHLTH 492 or 499HLTH 492 - Service Learning in Health Sci  OR HLTH 499 - Senior Capstone Project3 Major 
    Major ElectiveUpper DivisionStudent Choice3 Major 
    General EducationComputers and Information TechnologyStudent Choice3Free Elective for students enrolling 2019 and beyondGE 
    Free ElectiveFree ElectiveStudent Choice4 Elective 
    Free ElectiveFree ElectiveStudent Choice3 Elective 

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