Graduates with an associate degree in dental hygiene, emergency medical services, respiratory care, medical assisting technology, medical laboratory technology, or in any medical/health related discipline (for example, radiological technology, physical therapy assistant, or dietetics) will be admitted to the BSAS in allied health program as juniors.
Graduates of non-accredited or diploma-based programs will be admitted provisionally and placed at a level determined by an evaluation of their program academic transcripts.
|General Education Requirements|
|ENGL 1550||Writing 1||3-4|
|or ENGL 1549||Writing 1 with Support|
|ENGL 1551||Writing 2||3|
|CMST 1545||Communication Foundations||3|
|Stat Lit and Crit Reasoning|
|Arts and Humanities (6 s.h.)||6|
|Natural Sciences (2 courses, 1 with lab) (7 s.h.)||7|
|Social Science (6 s.h.)||6|
|Social and Personal Awareness (6 s.h.)||6|
|First-Year Experience course|
|AHLT 1500||Introduction to Online Learning in Health Professions||3|
|AHLT 3704||Quantitative Methods in Health Sciences||3|
|AHLT 3708||Preventive Public Health Care||3|
|AHLT 3711||Health Care Information Systems||3|
|AHLT 4806||Research Methods||3|
|AHLT 4810||Management Skills for Health Professionals||3|
|AHLT 4820||Directed Research||3|
|AHLT 5840||Comparative Health Systems||3|
|Allied Health Electives|
|Select 6 s.h. from the following:||6|
|Clinical Informatics for the Healthcare Provider|
|Elements of Urban Environmental Health Practices|
|Pathology of Infectious Diseases|
|Principles of Occupational Health and Safety|
|Stress and the Health Care Professional|
|Health Education for Allied Health|
|Environmental Health Concerns|
|Advanced Cardiac Life Support (YSU Only)|
|Select 48 s.h. of 3700 or higher upper division courses.|
|Minor (Optional) or Electives|
|Select a minimum of 18 s.h.||18|
|Total Degree Hours 120 sh|
Pre-admission counseling is required for students seeking entry to the BSAS in Allied Health. For greater detail on program content or admissions, students should contact the Department of Health Professions.
The student learning outcomes for the major in allied health are as follows:
- Students will conduct a quantitative, qualitative, or mixed method research project involving data collection and analysis.
- Students will utilize current technologies such as computer and online systems/services to access and communicate information.
- Students will be able to analyze health care-related issues.
- Students will demonstrate effective written and verbal communication skills.