The purpose of the Bachelor of Science degree in health sciences is
to allow students who have previously received an associate degree
in a health care program obtain a baccalaureate degree. All of the
course work finished in the associate degree program will be applied
toward the baccalaureate degree, regardless of the clinical program
Students will be able to analyze the role of ethical decision
making in a health science field.
Students will appreciate the value of diversity in a health
Students will be able to explain the principles of scientific
methods in a selected health science field.
Students will demonstrate deep understanding of Christian values
as they apply to professional, personal and social interactions.
Students who have completed an Associate of Science degree in an
allied health field from a regionally-accredited post-secondary
institution are qualified for enrollment in the bachelor's
degree program in health sciences.
Length of Program
The length of the program depends on the number of credit hours that
the student earned at the associate degree level. Depending on the
associate degree completed, the student will be awarded up to 35
credits for the associate degree.
Requirements for BS Degree in Health Sciences
Associate of Science degree in nursing or health professions
field from a regionally-accredited post-secondary institution.
Completion of all core courses, including 44 hours as listed
Minimum of 121 total credit hours including:
• 15 hours of 3000 or higher level courses in arts and sciences
• 15 hours of 3000 level or higher courses in natural sciences
• 12 hours of science + lab series courses
Fulfillment of the residency requirement of OLOL College for the
baccalaureate degree, which is 36 credit hours.
Clearance of all indebtedness to OLOL College including the
return of all materials borrowed from the College library.
General Education Requirements
ACSM 1110- Introduction to College Education (1 hr) (May be
waived. See “undergraduate academic policies” in this
ENGL 1310- English I (3 hrs)
ENGL 1311- English II (3 hrs)
RELS 1310- Introduction to Theology (3 hrs)
Humanities- (6 hrs)
HIST and one class chosen from (Art, Civics, Geography,
Linguistics, English, Music, Philosophy, Religion, Spanish) (3
SPCH 1310- Interpersonal Communication (3 hrs)
Behavioral/Social Sciences (9 hrs chosen from Anthropology,
MATH 1315- College Algebra (3 hrs)
MATH 2315- General Statistics (3 hrs)
PHIL 2315- Current Moral Problems or PHIL 2320- Ethical Issues
in Health Care (3 hrs)
BIOL 2310 - Human Anatomy and Physiology I (3 hrs) AND BIOL 2311 - Human
Anatomy and Physiology II (3 hrs)
BIOL 2310L or BIOL 2311L (1 hr)
Two service learning credits connected with required classes in
General Education or in Major Requirements. Classes with service
learning component will be identified in the schedule of
classes. (2 hrs)
Total General Education Requirements (44 Credit Hours)
Credit for Allied Health Associate Degree (35 Credit Hours)
Requirements (42 Credit Hours)
hours of 3000 or higher level arts and sciences
hours of 3000 or higher level science
12 hours of science and lab series
Total for Bachelor of Science degree in Health Sciences (121 Credit