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.

Four Year Academic Roadmap

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  • Fall Freshman

    Course AreaCourse NumberCourse TitleUnitsNotesRequirements MetGE Categories
    BIOL 210Human Anatomy and Physiology I4If unable to enroll in BIOL 210, enroll in CHEM 110 instead.Major 
    ENGL105Composition & Rhetoric I3 GEA2
    HLTH100Medical Terminology1 Major 
    HLTH102Community Health Organizations2 Major 
    Statistics course

    Student's Choice

    MATH 201: Elementary Statistics or
    MATH 202: Biostatistics or
    BIOL 203: Statistics for Biologists

    3 Major & GEB4
    PSY 100Introduction to Psychology3 Major & GED

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    Milestones

    • Schedule an appointment with a Peer Advisor or Academic Advisor in the Academic Advising Center
    • Attend Major Fair (First Week of October)

    Spring Freshman

    Course AreaCourse NumberCourse TitleUnitsNotesRequirements MetGE Categories
    BIOL211Human Anatomy and Physiology II4If unable to enroll in BIOL 211, enroll in CHEM 110 or BIOL 217, if pursuing Nursing.Major 
    COMMStudent's ChoiceCOMM 101: Public Speaking, or
    COMM 210: Interpersonal Communication
    3If applying to the nursing program take COMM 101Major & GEA1
    HLTH101Overview of Health Care Industry and Its Delivery3 Major 
    GEStudent's ChoiceA3- Critical Thinking3See catalog for course titles & descriptions. Major & GEA3
    GEStudent's ChoiceF- Ethnic Studies3See catalog for course titles & descriptions. Also fulfills Multicultural Perspectives Requirement. GEF

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  • Fall Sophomore

    Course AreaCourse NumberCourse TitleUnitsNotesRequirements MetGE Categories
    CHEM 110Chemistry of Life4 Major & GEB1& B3
    CHEM111Chemistry of Life - Problem Solving1*RecommendedOther 
    SOC100 or
    201
    SOC 100: Introduction to Sociology, or
    SOC 201: Social Problems
    3If applying to the nursing program take SOC 100Major & GED
    GEStudent's ChoiceC1- Arts: Arts, Cinema, Dance, Music, Theater3See catalog for course titles & descriptionsGEC1
    GEStudent's ChoiceB2- Life Sciences3If applying to the nursing program take BIOL 217GEB2

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    Spring Sophomore

    Course AreaCourse NumberCourse TitleUnitsNotesRequirements MetGE Categories
    PHED or PSYPHED 208 or PSY 213PHED 208: Introduction to Kinesiology,or
    PSY 213: Developmental Psychology
    3 Major & GEE
    HISTStudent's ChoiceUS History3Choose one: HIST 270, 271, 272, 275. CHS 350 is an option however will need to be taken semester 5.OtherAIR: US History
    POLS150American Political Institutions3Also double-counts with GE:DGEAIR: US Constitution/State & Local Govt.
    GEStudent's ChoiceLanguage3Units may vary between 3-4 units depending on language chosen. Also double-counts with GE:C2.GELanguage
    GEStudent's ChoiceC1 or C23See catalog for course titles & descriptionsGEAdditional C

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  • Fall Junior

    Course AreaCourse NumberCourse TitleUnitsNotesRequirements MetGE Categories
    ANTH443Medical Anthropology3Triple counting with Major, UDGE D, and MulticulturalMajor & GEUDGE D
    HLTH300Nutrition, Exercise, and Wellness3 Major 
    HLTH301

    Introduction to Public Health Administration

    3 Major 
    HLTHStudent's ChoiceUpper Division HLTH elective3Any additional HLTH course 300 or 400 levelMajor  
    ElectiveStudent's ChoiceFree Elective3Needed for 120 Unit Requirement - Can be any class, any major, any level 100-299 or 100-499  that you have not earned previous credit for.Other 

     

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    • Meet w/Graduate Studies Center
    • Meet w/Career Development Services

    Spring Junior

    Course AreaCourse NumberCourse TitleUnitsNotesRequirements MetGE Categories
     HLTH302Introduction to Health Care Informatics3 Major 
    HLTH309Health Science Research Methods4 Major 
    HLTHStudent's ChoiceUpper Division HLTH elective3Any additional HLTH course 300 or 400 levelMajor 
    GWARCOMM 345
    COMP 447
    ENGL 330
    PSY 345
    COMM 345: Media Literacy and Youth Culture
    COMP 447: Societal Issues and Computing
    ENGL 330: Interdisciplinary Writing
    PSY 345: Individuals with Disabilities in Society
    3Choose one from the list
    *Recommended ENGL 330 (double counts with UDGE C)
    Major & GWAR 
    Free ElectiveStudent's ChoiceFree Elective3Needed for 120 Unit Requirement - Can be any class, any major, any level 100-299 or 100-499 that you have not earned previous credit for.Other 

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  • Fall Senior

    Course AreaCourse NumberCourse TitleUnitsNotesRequirements MetGE Categories
    HLTH307Issues and Ethics in the Helping Profession3 Major 
    HLTH348Healthy Aging3 Major & GEUDGE D
    Major ElectiveStudent's ChoiceVarious3Choose one from the list. See CARR or catalog.Major 
    UDGEStudent's ChoiceUDGE C- Arts & Humanities3See catalog for course titles & descriptions.GEUDGE C
    ElectiveStudent's ChoiceFree Elective3Needed for 120 Unit Requirement - Can be any class, any major, any level 100-299 or 100-499 that you have not earned previous credit for.Other 

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    Milestones

    • Apply for Graduation (Priority deadline – October 1st)
    • Meet w/Academic Advisor for Grad Check
    • Meet w/Graduate Studies Center
    • Meet w/Career Development Services

    Spring Senior

    Course AreaCourse NumberCourse TitleUnitsNotesRequirements MetGE Categories
     HLTH492 or 499HLTH 492 - Service Learning in Health Science, or
    HLTH 499 - Senior Capstone Project
    3 Major 
    UDGEBIOL 332
    BIOL 333
    BIOL 432
    CHEM 335
    PHYS 338

    BIOL 332: Cancer and Society
    BIOL 333: Emerging Public Health Issues
    BIOL 432: Principles of Epidemoniology and Environmental Health
    CHEM 335: The Chemistry of the Kitchen
    PHYS 338: Science and Conscience

    3Choose one from the listMajor & GEUDGE B
    Major ElectiveStudent's ChoiceVarious3Choose one from the list. See CARR or catalog.Major 
    ElectiveStudent's ChoiceFree Elective3Needed for 120 Unit Requirement - Can be any class, any major, any level 100-299 or 100-499 that you have not earned previous credit for.Other 
    ElectiveStudent's ChoiceFree Elective3Needed for 120 Unit Requirement - Can be any class, any major, any level 100-299 or 100-499 that you have not earned previous credit for.Other 

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