Applied Health Science Courses

The Applied Health Science major consists of 36 hours of required core courses. See the Wheaton College Catalog for more detailed department and course descriptions.

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Applied Health Science Major Courses

Required Courses (36 hours)

  • AHS 271 - Research Methods and Statistics (4)
  • AHS 273 - Lifestyle Management (2)
  • AHS 351 - Human Anatomy (4)
  • AHS 361 - Integrative Human Physiology (4)
  • AHS 368 - Concepts in Nutrition (4)
  • AHS 371 - Clinical Kinesiology (4)
  • AHS 381 - Concepts in Epidemiology (4)
  • AHS 452 - Applied Physiology (4)
  • AHS 494 - Integrative Seminar (2)
  • AHS 496 - Internship (4-8)

Elective Courses (# hours)

  • AHS 231 - LaboratoryTechniques in AHS (2)
  • AHS 292 - Leadership Practicum (1)
  • AHS 362 - Orthopedic and Athletic Injury (2)
  • AHS 369 - Cardiovascular Evaluation & Prescription (2)
  • AHS 378 - Community Health and Urban Environment (4)
  • AHS 384 - Public Health:Physical Activity Promotion (2)
  • AHS 391 - Community Based Research in Urban Public Health (4)
  • AHS 394 - Topics in AHS (2-4)
  • AHS 434 - Readings in Health Related Leadership (2)
  • AHS 451 - Advanced Human Anatomy (2)
  • AHS 468 - Advanced Nutrition: Vitamins (2)
  • AHS 495 - Problems (Independent Study) in AHS (1-4)
     

Applied Health Science General Education Courses 

  • AHS 101 - Wellness

Applied Health Science Urban Public Health Concentration

The Applied Health Science major with Urban Public Health concentration consists of:

  • 38 hours of AHS courses
  • 6 hours of URBN courses and
  • 4-8 hours of electives 

The Urban Public Health concentration requires students to participate in a semester of study at “Wheaton in Chicago” (see Urban Studies for further information). 

AHS courses include:

  • AHS 271 Research Methods and Statistics (4)
  • AHS 273 Lifestyle Management (2)
  • AHS 351 Human Anatomy (4)
  • AHS 361 Integrative Human Physiology (4)
  • AHS 368 Concepts in Nutrition (4)
  • AHS 378 Community Health and the Urban Environment (4)
  • AHS 381 Concepts in Epidemiology (4)
  • AHS 384 Public Health: Physical Activity Promotion (2)
  • AHS 391 Community-Based Research in Urban Public Health (4)
  • AHS 494 Integrative Seminar (2)
  • AHS 496 Internship in Public Health (4-8)
  • plus URBN 231 Chicago (2)
  • URBN 451 Urban Theory and Experience (4)
  • and two elective courses (4-8 hr) from ANTH 361 , BIOL 381 , PSCI/URBN 385 , PSCI 373 or SOC 326  


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