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Health Sciences-Pre-Professional Emphasis (BS)

This grid offers a suggested approach for students to prepare them for a BS degree in Health Sciences (Pre-Professional Emphasis) while best satisfying Marymount University’s Liberal Arts Core and University requirements.

A full description of MU’s Liberal Arts Core and University requirements is available here. Please click here for more information about NOVA courses that fulfill Liberal Arts Core requirements.

Please verify with your NOVA advisor that the courses you choose are appropriate for a timely NOVA graduation. It is also imperative that you meet with your Marymount advisor for Marymount's program and graduation requirements. For more information about the BS in Health Sciences, please contact the Malek School of Health Professions at mshp@marymount.edu or 703-284-1580.

Below is a two-year pathway from NOVA. A full 4-year sample plan is available here.
Fall Semester (Year One) Credits MU Notes and Equivalents Major and/or Core Requirements
ENGL 111 College Composition 3 EN 101 Composition I Written Communication (WR)
BIO 101 General Biology I 4 BIO 151 General Biology I + BIO 151L General Biology I Lab Natural Science (NS)/Major
PSY 230 Developmental Psychology 3 PSY 110 Human Growth and Development Introductory Social Science (SS-1)
Art or Music Course 3 See Liberal Arts Core courses here Fine Arts (FNA)
Elective 3    
Total Credits 16    
 
Spring Semester (Year One) Credits MU Notes and Equivalents Major and/or Core Requirements
ENGL 112 College Composition II 3 EN 102 Composition II Written Communication (WR)
BIO 102 General Biology II 4 BIO 152 General Biology II + BIO 152L General Biology II Lab Natural Science (NS)/Major
MTH elective 3-4 See Liberal Arts Core courses here Mathematics (MT)
Religion TRS-2 Course 3 See Liberal Arts Core courses here Advanced Theology/Religous Studies (TRS-2)
Sociology, Economics, or Political Science elective 3 See Liberal Arts Core courses here Introductory Social Science (SS-1)
Total Credits 16-17    
 
Fall Semester (Year Two) Credits MU Notes and Equivalents Major and/or Core Requirements
ENGL Literature Elective 3 See Liberal Arts Core courses here Introductory Literature (
BIO 141 Anatomy and Physiology I 4 BIO 161 Anatomy and Physiology I + BIO 161L Anatomy and PhysiologyI Lab Major
HLT 110 Concepts of Personal & Community Health 3 HPR 230 Community Health Major
DIT 121 Nutrition 3 HPR 340 Nutrition for Optimal Health Major
Elective or pre-professional course 3    
Total Credits 16    
 
Spring Semester (Year Two) Credits MU Notes and Equivalents Major and/or Core Requirements
PED activity elective 1-2 HPR 200 Major
BIO 142 Anatomy and Physiology II 4 BIO 162 Anatomy and Physiology II Major
PHI 101 Introduction to Philosophy 3 PH 200 Introduction to Philosophy Introductory Philosophy (PH-1)
Introductory History Course 3 See Liberal Arts Core courses here Introductory History (HI-1)
Elective or pre-professional course 3    
Total Credits 14-15    

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