Bachelor of Science in Allied Health with Integrated Credential
This degree program is offered collaboratively by the Department of Biology and Chemistry in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the Division of Teacher Education in the School of Education. Students earn a bachelor of science degree in allied health and a teaching credential in a total of four years. Full program details and requirements are available on the Integrated Bachelor’s/Credential program page of this catalog.
|BIOL 151||General Biology I 1||4|
|BIOL 240||Biology of Microorganisms||4|
|BIOL 250||Human Anatomy||4|
|BIOL 251||Human Physiology||4|
|BIOL 280||Cell Biology||4|
|BIOL 396||Topics in Biology and Christian Thought 2||1|
|BIOL 496||Writing 3: Ethics and the Sciences 3||3|
|CHEM 151||General Chemistry I 1, 4||4|
|CHEM 152||General Chemistry II 4||4|
|CHEM 240||Introduction to Organic and Biochemistry 5||4|
|MATH 130||Introduction to Statistics 6||3|
|PHYC 151||Physics for Life Sciences I 1, 4||4|
|PHYC 152||Physics for Life Sciences II 4||4|
|General Psychology 7|
|Human Growth and Development 7|
|SOC 120||Introduction to Sociology 7||3|
|Select one of the following:||4|
|Principles of Biochemistry 8|
|Biochemistry I 8|
|Biochemistry II 8|
|Practicum and Topics in Allied Health 11|
|Select at least 3 units from the following: 2||3|
|Pre-health Seminar 9|
|Medical Missions Practicum 9|
|Biology Seminar 9|
|Advanced Topics in Biology|
|Directed Research 9|
|or an additional 4-unit course from the previous Electives list above|
Meets the General Education Humanities: Natural Sciences requirement.
BIOL 152 meets this requirement if taken at APU.
Meets either the General Education Writing 3.
This course may be waived with an appropriate Advanced Placement test score.
Meets the General Education Quantitative Literacy requirement.
Meets the General Education Humanities: Social Science requirement.
Students should take BIOC 360 if taking only one semester of biochemistry. For a two-semester sequence, BIOC 380 and BIOC 381 should be taken. Credit will not be given for both BIOC 360 and BIOC 380, nor for both BIOC 360 and BIOC 381. BIOC 360 is an elective option only for students who have completed CHEM 252 and CHEM 262.
Meets the General Education Civic Knowledge and Engagement requirement.
Meets the General Education Integrative and Applied Learning requirement.
Credential Requirements for the Integrated Bachelors and Credential Program
|TESP 501||Art of Teaching I: Foundations of Teaching 1||3|
|TESP 511||Art of Teaching II: Pedagogy and Instructional Design 1||3|
|TESP 502||Science of Teaching I: How Students Learn 1||3|
|TESP 512||Science of Teaching II: Effective Assessment Strategies for All Learners 1||3|
|TESP 503||The Soul of Teaching: Tapestry of American Education||3|
|TESP 504||Schools and Educational Systems||3|
|TEP 531||Methods of Teaching Reading and Writing (7-12)||3|
|TEP 532||Secondary Pedagogy I: Teaching in Secondary Schools (7-12)||2|
|TEP 533||The Differentiated Classroom: Maximizing Capacity of Each Learner (7-12)||3|
|TEP 534||Secondary Pedagogy II: Content-Specific Strategies, Teaching, and Assessment (7-12)||2|
|TEP 561||Clinical Practice I: Single Subject Credential||2|
|TEP 562||Clinical Practice II: Single Subject Credential||2|
Must be completed prior to beginning clinical practice.
The following courses meet the undergraduate General Education requirements within the Integrated Bachelors and Credential programs:
- TESP 502 meets the General Education Social Sciences requirement.
- TESP 503 meets the General Education Intercultural Competence requirement.
- TESP 504 meets the General Education Civic Knowledge and Engagement requirement.
- TEP 551 and TEP 552 meet the General Education Integrative and Applied Learning requirement.
- TEP 561 and TEP 562 meet the General Education Integrative and Applied Learning requirement.