Core Courses

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.

God's Blessings

But those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength.  They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.

Isaiah 40:31