Rhode Island College

2014-2015 Catalog


Health Sciences B.S.

Course Requirements

Choose concentration A, B, C, D, or E below

A. Dental Hygiene Completion

Note: Prior dental hygienist licensure required for admission.

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
BIOL 231Human Anatomy

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
BIOL 335Human Physiology

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
CHEM 105General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry I

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
CSCI 101Introduction to Computers

3

Fall, Spring, Summer.
HED 233Social Perspectives of Health

3

Fall, Spring.
HED 307Dynamics and Determinants of Disease

3

Fall, Spring.
HSCI 402Current Topics in Respiratory Therapy

4

As needed.
HSCI 466Evidence-Based Decision Making for Respiratory Therapy

4

As needed.
HSCI 494Independent Study in Health Sciences

4

As needed.
MATH 240Statistical Methods I

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
PSYC 110Introduction to Psychology

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
SOC 200Society and Social Behavior

4

Fall, Spring.
Dental Hygiene Licensure Transfer Credits

48

Total Credit Hours:93

B. Food Safety

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
BIOL 108Basic Principles of Biology

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
BIOL 231Human Anatomy

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
BIOL 335Human Physiology

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
BIOL 348Microbiology

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
CHEM 103General Chemistry I

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
CHEM 104General Chemistry II

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
CHEM 205Organic Chemistry I

4

Fall, Summer.
CHEM 206Organic Chemistry II

4

Spring, Summer.
CHEM 310Biochemistry

3

Fall (even years).
HED 221Nutrition

3

Fall, Spring.
HSCI 100Introduction to Food Safety

3

Fall.
HSCI 102Food Plant Sanitation

3

Spring.
HSCI 202Fundamentals of Food Processing

3

Spring.
HSCI 300Food Chemistry

3

Fall.
HSCI 302Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points

3

Spring.
HSCI 400Quality Assurance of Food Products

3

Fall.
HSCI 403Food Borne Disease

3

Fall.
HSCI 404Food Microbiology

3

Spring.
HSCI 405Food Safety Case Study

1

Spring.
HSCI 494Independent Study in Health Sciences

4

As needed.
MATH 212Calculus I

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
MATH 240Statistical Methods I

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
PHYS 110Introductory Physics

4

Spring.
Total Credit Hours:79

C. Human Services

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
BIOL 108Basic Principles of Biology

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
BIOL 231Human Anatomy

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
BIOL 335Human Physiology

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.

Either

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
CHEM 103General Chemistry I

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
CHEM 104General Chemistry II

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.

Or

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
CHEM 105General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry I

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
CHEM 106General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry II

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
 

COMM 330Interpersonal Communication

4

Fall.
CSCI 101Introduction to Computers

3

Fall, Spring, Summer.
HED 102Personal Health

3

Fall, Spring, Summer.
HED 233Social Perspectives of Health

3

Fall, Spring.
HED 303Community Health

3

Fall, Spring.
HED 307Dynamics and Determinants of Disease

3

Fall, Spring.
HSCI 232Human Genetics

4

Annually.
HSCI 494Independent Study in Health Sciences

4

As needed.
MGT 301Foundations of Management

3

Fall, Spring, Summer.
MATH 240Statistical Methods I

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
NURS 201Introduction to Health Care Systems

3

Fall.
NURS 303Health Policy and Contemporary Issues

3

Spring.
NURS 402Health Care Informatics

3

Spring.
PHIL 206Ethics

3

Fall, Spring, Summer.
PSYC 110Introduction to Psychology

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
PSYC 221Research Methods I: Foundations

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
PSYC 230Human Development

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
SOC 217Aging and Society

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
SOC 314The Sociology of Health and Illness

3

Summer.

ONE COURSE from:

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
PSYC 335Family Psychology

4

Annually.
PSYC 339Psychology of Aging

4

Annually.
PSYC 345Physiological Psychology

4

Annually.
PSYC 424Health Psychology

4

Annually.
Total Credit Hours:89

D. Medical Laboratory Sciences

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
BIOL 108Basic Principles of Biology

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
BIOL 231Human Anatomy

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
BIOL 335Human Physiology

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
BIOL 348Microbiology

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
BIOL 429Medical Microbiology

4

As needed.
CHEM 103General Chemistry I

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
CHEM 104General Chemistry II

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
CHEM 205Organic Chemistry I

4

Fall, Summer.
CHEM 206Organic Chemistry II

4

Spring, Summer.
CHEM 310Biochemistry

3

Fall (even years).
CSCI 101Introduction to Computers

3

Fall, Spring, Summer.
MATH 209Precalculus Mathematics

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
MATH 240Statistical Methods I

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
MEDT 301Clinical Microbiology

8

Fall.
MEDT 302Clinical Chemistry

8

Spring.
MEDT 303Immunohematology

4

Fall.
MEDT 304Hematology

6

Spring.
MEDT 305Pathophysiology

2

Fall.
MEDT 306Clinical Immunology

2

Spring.
MEDT 307Clinical Microscopy

2

Fall.
PHYS 101General Physics I

4

Fall, Summer.
PSYC 110Introduction to Psychology

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
SOC 200Society and Social Behavior

4

Fall, Spring.
Total Credit Hours:94

E. Respiratory Therapy Completion

Note: Prior respiratory therapist licensure required for admission.

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
BIOL 231Human Anatomy

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
BIOL 335Human Physiology

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
CHEM 105General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry I

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
CSCI 101Introduction to Computers

3

Fall, Spring, Summer.
HED 233Social Perspectives of Health

3

Fall, Spring.
HED 307Dynamics and Determinants of Disease

3

Fall, Spring.
HSCI 232Human Genetics

4

Annually.
HSCI 402Current Topics in Respiratory Therapy

4

As needed.
HSCI 466Evidence-Based Decision Making for Respiratory Therapy

4

As needed.
HSCI 494Independent Study in Health Sciences

4

As needed.
MATH 240Statistical Methods I

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
PSYC 110Introduction to Psychology

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
SOC 200Society and Social Behavior

4

Fall, Spring.
Dental Hygiene Licensure Transfer Credits

42

Total Credit Hours:91