This emphasis is intended for those interested in pursuing advanced study in a health sciences related professional field such as the master's degree in occupational therapy (OT) or athletic training (AT), or the Doctorate in Chiropractic Medicine (DCM). While undertaking the HS promotion emphasis, students additionally work with an advisor in the Department of Health and Human Performance to satisfy the necessary college/university prerequisite coursework needed to apply for advanced academic preparation in OT, AT, and DCM.
Pre-Occupational Therapy: Suggested prerequisite courses include statistics, anatomy and physiology I and II, human growth and development, abnormal psychology, medical terminology, and general psychology.
Pre-Athletic Training: Suggested prerequisite courses include statistics, anatomy and physiology I and II, biology I and II, exercise science, physics I, college math or statistics, English, social sciences, and nutrition.
Pre-Chiropractic Medicine: Suggested prerequisite materials include a health sciences degree with coursework in English, psychology, social sciences, biology, general chemistry, organic chemistry, physics, kinesiology, statistics, and exercise physiology.