Students pursuing a degree in Allied Health Science must satisfy the following requirements:

Major Requirements

The Allied Health Science major comprises 18 lower- and upper-division courses, many with corresponding laboratories, as detailed below. In order to officially declare as an Allied Health Science major, a student must have completed Chemistry 8 and 9  with a C- or better, have completed (with a C- or better) or be enrolled in Chemistry 10 and 11, and obtain approval of the Allied Health Science Advisor. In order to finish an Allied Health Science major within four years, students should comeplete Chemistry 10 and 11 prior to the beginning of their sophomore year.

Lower Division

  • Chemistry 8 and 9 (lab)
  • Chemistry 10 and 11 (lab)
  • Mathematics 27
  • Mathematics 28, 38, or 4
  • Biology 1 and 1L (lab)
  • Biology 2 and 2L (lab)
  • Biology 15 and 16 (lab)
  • Biology 25 and 26 (lab) or Biology 127 (requires a two-semester organic chemistry prerequisite)
  • Physics 10 and 10L (lab)
  • Physics 11 and 11L (lab)
  • Psychology 1

Upper Division

In addition, a minimum of seven upper-division are to be taken from biology, psychology, kinesiology (two from each department) and chemistry. The selection of upper-division courses for this major must be chosen in consultation with the Allied Health Advisor. Note that additional lower-division courses may be required as prerequisites for some upper-division courses. 

For a description of the courses, please see the corresponding pages for 
BiologyChemistryKinesiologyMathematics, and Psychology.

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