The purpose of the General Education Core of Baptist Health Sciences University is to create a common curriculum that supports the mission of the College and educates well-rounded students capable of intellectual discourse. The courses that meet these criteria are selected by the faculty of the College.
General Education Core Courses (31 hours)
Humanities/Fine Arts (18 hours)
|English Composition I – ENG 101||3|
|English Composition II – ENG 102||3|
|Literature – ENG 201, 202, 203, or 204||3|
|Philosophy * - PHI 201, 202, or 301||3|
|Religion – REL 201, 210, 220, 301, or 302||3|
|Speech/Communication – COM 211 or COM 220||3|
Social/Behavior Sciences (6 hours)
|General Psychology – PSY 201||3|
|Introduction to Medical Sociology* - SOC 201||3|
Natural Sciences/Mathematics (7 hours)
|Natural Sciences* - BIO 110, 201, CHE 115 or PHY 205||4|
|College Algebra- MAT 110 or MAT 240||3|
* Non-traditional programs, which often accept a majority of the general education course work as transfer credit, may substitute with other courses from within that particular principal area of knowledge (Humanities/Fine Arts, Social/Behavior Sciences, or Natural Sciences/Mathematics). These programs include Medical Laboratory Sciences, Health Care Management, and RN-BSN.
Baptist University Required Courses (4 hours)
HSC 104 Baptist University Experience/HSC 105 Baptist University Online/Completion Experience (1 hour) and HSC 301 U.S. Health Care Systems and the Health Economy (3 hours) are required by all associate and baccalaureate programs.