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Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences (BSHS)

Curricular Requirements

See www.butler.edu/cophs/healthsciences for curricular requirements and more information.

Health Sciences Major

The undergraduate health sciences program blends basic sciences, health sciences, and healthcare-related courses to form an excellent foundation for students pursuing graduate programs in the healthcare field or non-licensed health-related careers in which an entry-level bachelor’s degree is appropriate. 

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate ethical, professional, collaborative, and culturally sensitive behaviors within the healthcare setting
  • Integrate knowledge and skills from natural, formal, and social sciences with healthcare fundamentals to solve complex problems and optimize health outcomes
  • Locate, critically analyze, and apply data in a manner that supports evidence-based healthcare
  • Communicate effectively with laypersons and healthcare professionals on a variety of health-related topics

Healthcare and Business Major

The undergraduate healthcare and business program is a collaboration between the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and the Lacy School of Business. This program is designed for students who are pursuing a career in the business of healthcare, for which a bachelor’s degree is the appropriate entry point into the workforce, or students who plan to pursue graduate programs related to healthcare and/or business.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate ethical, professional, collaborative, and culturally sensitive behavior in business and healthcare settings
  • Integrate natural and social sciences and healthcare fundamentals with business principles
  • Locate, critically analyze, and apply data in a manner that supports evidence-based healthcare
  • Communicate effectively with laypersons and healthcare professionals on health- and business-related topic