Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Requirements: 120 total credit hours

I. Major Requirements (outlined below): 44 credit hours
II. System Wide General Education Requirements: 27 credit hours
III. Electives: 49 credit hours - If optional minor is chosen, the minor credit hours will replace 18 elective credit hours.
IV: Proficiency Exam: Must be completed after 48 credit hours

Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences Core Requirements (44 Credit Hours)

 Course Course Title
Site Rotation
HSC 110
The Interprofessional Health Care Team (3 cr.) Sioux Falls Every Fall - Hybrid Delivery*
HSC 305
Professional Communication and Relationship Centered Care (3 cr.)
Sioux Falls Every Spring- Hybrid Delivery*
HSC 310
Health Care Delivery (3 cr.)
Sioux Falls Every Semester - Hybrid Delivery*
HSC 315
Introduction to Public Health (3 cr.)
Online Every Semester
HSC 350
Principles of Health Care (3 cr.)
Sioux Falls Every Summer - Hybrid Delivery*
HSC 360
Technology in Health Care Delivery (3 cr.)
Sioux Falls Every Spring - Hybrid Delivery*
HSC 380
Health Literacy and Culture Care (3 cr.)
Sioux Falls Every Summer - Hybrid Delivery*
HSC 450
Patient Safety and Quality Improvement (3 cr.)
Sioux Falls Every Fall - Hybrid Delivery*
HSC 460
Leading Change (3 cr.)
Sioux Falls Every Fall - Hybrid Delivery*
LDR 404 Leadership Communication and Conflict Resolution (3 cr.)
Online Every Summer
PHGY 220/220L
Human Anatomy/Physiology I (4 cr.)
Sioux Falls Every Semester
PHGY 230/230L
Human Anatomy/Physiology II (4 cr.)
Sioux Falls Every Semester
 Choose one of the following: 3 credit hours required
HSAD 305
Health Services Systems (3 cr.)
Sioux Falls  TBA
HSAD 325
Gerontology & Long Term Care (3 cr.)
Sioux Falls  Every Fall
HSAD 350
Health Care Law (3 cr.)
Sioux Falls TBA
 Choose one of the following: 3 credit hours required
HSC 440
Major Issues in Health and Human Services (3 cr.)
Sioux Falls Every Fall - Hybrid Delivery*
SPAN/HSC 306
Spanish for Health Care Workers (3 cr.)
Sioux Falls TBA
SPCM 440
Health Communication (3 cr.)
Sioux Falls TBA
SPAN 120
Medical Spanish I (3 cr.)
Sioux Falls TBA
SPAN 121
Medical Spanish II (3 cr.
Sioux Falls
TBA

*Hybrid Delivery: Courses that are offered as hybrid will meet every other Tuesday or Thursday from 4:00 - 6:45 p.m.

It is recommended that students work closely with an advisor to ensure prerequisite coursework required for graduate programs are completed and/or that elective courses meet their desired career goals.

Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences Program Total: 120 credit hours

For more information about USD's Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences program offered at University Center in Sioux Falls, S.D., visit SDUniversityCenter.org or contact University Center at 605-367-5640 or by e-mail at info@sduniversitycenter.org.