Allied Health Sciences
The Bachelor of Science degree in Allied Health Sciences is designed to provide students with the requisite background and pre-requisites for study in a career in the medical/allied health fields.
The program is intentionally designed with a great deal of flexibility to meet the needs of students interested in pursuing graduate study in various fields of allied health such as Athletic Training, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Chiropractic medicine, Physician’s Assistant and more. Students will work closely with an academic advisor to choose the most appropriate major electives to support a future graduate school application. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required in any courses taken in the following disciplines: Athletic Training, Biology, Chemistry, Exercise Physiology, Physical Education. Learn about the student learning outcomes.
Students interested in athletic training at PSU who have completed all pre-requisite courses and have a minimum 3.2 GPA at the end of the 3rd year of study will be given special consideration for early entry into the Master of Science degree program in Athletic Training for their 4th year of study. The MS degree program in Athletic Training is a two-year program constituting years four and five for a student who entered the 3+2 program. Students who complete all requirements will earn the Bachelor of Science in Allied Health Sciences at the completion of year four and the Master of Science in Athletic Training at the completion of year five. For more information about the 3+2, click here
|BI 2110||Anatomy & Physiology I||3|
|BI 2130||Anatomy & Physiology I Lab||1|
|BI 2120||Anatomy & Physiology II||3|
|BI 2140||Anatomy & Physiology II Lab||1|
|HE 2310||Introduction to Allied Health Sciences||3|
|HE 2550||First Aid & CPR/AED||1.5|
|HE 3220||Applied Nutrition||3|
|HE 3310||Epidemiology & Evidenced Based Medicine||3|
|MA 2300||Statistics (Math Foundations)||3|
|EX 3580||Physiology of Exercise||3|
|EX 4780||Exercise Prescription||3|
|PS 2010||General Psychology||3|
|Major Electives *||24|
|General Education Total||33|
*Major Electives: Major electives will be chosen in consultation with the
academic advisor to best prepare the student for their intended career.
Complete 9 credits from one or more of the following disciplines: 9
AT, BI, CH, NR, PH
Complete 18 UL (3000 or higher) credits from one or more of 15
the following: AT, BI, CH, HE, EX, PS, NR