The purpose of the bachelor of science degree in Health Sciences is to allow students who have earned an associate of science degree from an accredited clinical program to obtain a baccalaureate degree in a track that complements their degree. The Psychology curriculum is designed to give students a knowledge base of theory, research, and practice in psychological sciences.
The Bachelor of Science degree in Health Sciences is conferred upon students when the following conditions are met, in addition to the general requirements for graduation:
Students who have completed an Associate of Science degree from an accredited clinical program are qualified for enrollment in the Bachelor of Health Sciences Degree program.
The length of the program depends on the number of credit hours that the student earned at the associate degree level and the number of upper level courses that transfer.
See the undergraduate Tuition & Fee Schedule.
Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University has financial aid counselors available to assist students with the financial aid process. All students are encouraged to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form available at www.fafsa.ed.gov. See Financial Aid for more details.
See Transfer Equivalencies regarding transferability of courses taken at other regionally accredited colleges and universities. Further information regarding transfer of credit can be obtained at the Office of Admissions. Credit for university level achievement may be awarded through the CLEP and/or ACT examination.
Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University.
Students should complete the regular application online indicating Health Sciences as the selected program. Any questions related to the online application process should be addressed through the Admissions Office at 225-768-1700.
|60 credit hours from coursework earned toward an eligible Associate degree program||60|
|22 credit hours of shared core courses||0|
|THEO 1310 - Introduction to Theology*||3|
|MATH 2315 - General Statistics||3|
|WRIT 2315 - Introduction to Professional Communication or WRIT 3335 - Technical Writing or WRIT 4315 - Writing for Science and Research||3|
|HSER 3340 - Healthcare Systems and Trends||3|
|HSER 3350 - Healthcare Management||3|
|HESC 3310 - Educating in the School of Health Professions||3|
|BIOL 3305 - Introduction to Scientific Research||3|
|PHIL 2320 - Ethical Issues in Health Care or THEO 3345 - Theological Bioethics||3|
|ACSM 4110 - Senior Seminar||1|
|15 credit hours in 3000 and 4000 level PSYC coursework||15|
|15 credit hours of approved 3000 and 4000 level courses outside of the area of concentration (With advisor approval, based on intended field of work or other academic interests.)||15|
|5 or more credit hours in general electives, including 4 credit hours in a combination lecture/lab (may be from Associate degree or previously completed coursework)||5|
|Curriculum Credit Hours||120|