Core Courses

The purpose of the General Education Core of Baptist College of Health Sciences is to create a common curriculum that supports the mission of the College and educates well-rounded students capable of intellectual discourse. The courses that meet these criteria are selected by the faculty of the College.

General Education Core Courses (31 hours)

Humanities/Fine Arts (18 hours)

  English Composition I – ENG 101 3
  English Composition II – ENG 102 3
  Literature – ENG 201, 202, 203, or 204 3
  Philosophy * - PHI 201, 202, or 301 3
  Religion – REL 201, 210, 220, 301, or 302 3
  Speech/Communication – COM 211 or COM 220 3
     

Social/Behavior Sciences (6 hours)

  General Psychology – PSY 201 3
  Introduction to Medical Sociology* - SOC 201 3
     

Natural Sciences/Mathematics (7 hours)

  Natural Sciences* - BIO 110, 201, CHE 115 or PHY 305 4
  College Algebra- MAT 110 or MAT 240 3

*   Non-traditional programs, which often accept a majority of the general education course work as transfer credit, may substitute with other courses from within that particular principal area of knowledge (Humanities/Fine Arts, Social/Behavior Sciences, or Natural Sciences/Mathematics). These programs include Medical Laboratory Sciences, Health Care Management, and RN-BSN.

Baptist College Required Courses  (4 hours)

HSC 104 Baptist College Experience/HSC 105 Baptist College Online/Completion Experience (1 hour) and HSC 301 U.S. Health Care Systems/HCM 470 US Health Care Systems and the Health Economy (3 hours) are required by all associate and baccalaureate programs.