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ARCHIVED 2021-22 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
ARCHIVED 2021-22 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Health Sciences - Crete


Offered on the Crete campus

Mission Statement

Doane University's Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences mission is to provide an exceptional liberal arts education to prepare graduates to graciously lead through the development of innovative inquiry, personal values, and professional engagement as a committed member of the interprofessional team. Graduates are prepared for advancement in health care employment and/or continuing education for advanced health profession degrees.

Student Learning Outcomes:

As a result of completing the Health Science program with a Pre-Professional Emphasis, students will be able to: 

  1. Integrate knowledge from liberal arts education and principles of biological, physical, and social sciences to the study and interpretation of human health and disease.
  2. Apply critical thinking and innovative problem solving skills in health sciences.
  3. Demonstrate scientific inquiry and basic research skills through classroom, laboratory, and experiential learning.
  4. Analyze roles, systems, and emerging issues as they pertain to the ethical and legal responsibilities in health sciences.

Requirements for the Health Sciences Major:


Complete one of the following emphases:


Pre-Dental emphasis


Pre-Medicine emphasis


Pre-Nursing emphasis


Special Program Requirement: Science and math courses must be completed within 5 years of graduation to count toward the major

Complete one of the following cognate courses:

Pre-Optometry emphasis


Pre-Pharmacy emphasis


Pre-Physician Assistant emphasis


Special Program Requirement: Science and math courses must be completed within 5 years of graduation to count toward the major

Minor requirement for emphases:


All emphasis, except Nursing, require students to acquire one minor. Although not required, a second major would satisfy the minor requirement for this degree. 

*Students with an earned associates degree, diploma, or certificate of a minimum of 18 credits will have the minor requirement waived and HSI 110  .