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Health Science

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Program Director:
Katharine M. Harris
Office: Shields Science Center 306
Phone: 508-565-5393
Assistant Professors:
J. Beatty
T. Rosebrock

Program Mission

The Health Science major is designed to promote deep, interdisciplinary study of human health and offers prerequisite courses for pre-service in the modern healthcare industry. Students are exposed to expertise in social science, natural science, and healthcare administration through coursework and practical experience.

Learning Goals

Majors in Health Science will:

  1. Demonstrate a clear understanding of foundations in human anatomy, organ function, molecular cell biology, public health and health disparities, and health informatics.
  2. Evaluate scientific information in the context of philosophical, ethical and societal concerns of human health science.
  3. Understand the scientific method.
  4. Gain direct experience critical to the discernment of post-baccalaureate and graduate school plans in professional healthcare settings. 



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