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2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Integrated Health Science, B.S.

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Contact Information

Phone: (470) 578-6216

Program Description

The Bachelor of Science with a Major in Integrated Health Science will provide a broad-based interdisciplinary degree designed for students interested in pursuing a career in healthcare. To do so, the IHS major will consist of a core group of classes grounded in the basic natural, social and health sciences with a thread of interprofessional education (IPE) and healthcare innovation woven throughout. The IHS major prepares students to become informed and engaged health professionals, able to think critically about health-related issues and work as part of a healthcare team to develop innovative solutions to current and future healthcare issues. Coursework focuses on the core functions of the healthcare system while emphasizing strategies to promote population health. In addition, the curriculum provides a venue for career exploration. The IHS program of study is flexible enough to allow students career options in the healthcare industry or preparation for graduate education in allied health fields.

Admissions Requirements

This program does not have specific admission requirements and only admission to Kennesaw State University is required. For more information, please visit the Admissions section of the Catalog.

Graduation Requirements

Each student is expected to meet the Academic Policies Graduation Policies and Procedures outlined in the Academic Policies section of the Catalog. 

Double Owl Pathway

This program offers a Double Owl Pathway. The Double Owl Pathway is an advising pathway for high-potential KSU undergraduate students who want to accelerate the attainment of a Master’s degree at KSU. For pathway options and to learn if you qualify, visit https://doubleowl.kennesaw.edu

Program of Study

General Education Core Curriculum (Areas A-E) (42 Credit Hours)

See listing of requirements 

Lower Division Major Requirements (Area F) (18 Credit Hours)

Upper Division Major Electives (18 Credit Hours)

Any 3000-4000 level courses with the following prefix: COM, ES, HPE, HS, IHS, LDRS, NURS, PHE, SOCI, PSYC, SM, or TCOM.

For a list of recommended courses, consult an advisor.

Free Electives (12 Credit Hours)

Any course in the university curriculum.

Note: IHS Majors are encouraged to consider a minor or certificate program to fulfill elective requirements.

Program Total (120 Credit Hours)

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