Dec 14, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog

Health Science BS, (Exercise Science Specialization)


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College of Health Sciences and Education
Program Director: Jack Goble, MHA, PA-C

Students completing the BS in Health Science will:

  1. Integrate and demonstrate knowledge of diverse research designs from both the qualitative and quantitative paradigms, and will conceptually synthesize and demonstrate all steps of the research process.
  2. Demonstrate critical reasoning skills in the patient care process by conducting a client assessment, identifying functional problems, and developing an appropriate intervention plan.
  3. Interact and communicate professionally and courteously with clients while demonstrating the necessary clinical competencies required within their respective health care discipline.

Statement of Program Assessment for BS in Health Science:

Program courses are evaluated each semester via both University faculty evaluations and individual department course evaluations.

Specialization in Exercise Science

The Exercise Science specialization is a 4 year program resulting in a bachelor’s degree in Health Science.

Program Goals:

Goal 1: KNOWLEDGE

Students will demonstrate knowledge and skills appropriate for entry-level employment as a Health Exercise Specialist.

Goal 2:  COMMUNICATION

Students will demonstrate effective communication skills.

Goal 3: CRITICAL THINKING

Students will demonstrate critical thinking skills.

Goal 4: PROFESSIONALISM

Students will demonstrate a commitment to applying professional behaviors and adhering to ethical principles.

Choose One (must fulfill sequence begun in Fall)


Exercise Science Courses to be completed at Luzerne County Community College


The following courses are offered at Luzerne County Community College (LCCC), Nanticoke campus. Students are expected to supply their own transportation to and from LCCC. Students will be expected to follow LCCC’s academic calendar and schedule of classes, which may not match Misericordia’s calendar.

Sample Program of Study


First Year


Fall


Total Credits 16

Total Credits 16

Second Year


Third Year


Fall


Total Credits 16

Spring


Total Credits 16

Fourth Year


Fall


  • Core  3 credits
  • Core  3 credits
  • Free Elective 3 credits
  • Free Elective 3 credits
  • Free Elective 3 credits
  • CPR Certification (HP 999) 0 credits
Total Credits 15

Spring


Total Credits 12

Total Credits Required for Graduation 121 credits


This total includes all major requirements, university core curriculum requirements, and free electives.

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