Health Studies offers five focal areas within the BS in Health Studies degree program:
Prepares students to work in a wide variety of community health settings such as:
- worksite wellness programs
- public health departments
- healthcare systems, schools
- voluntary health associations
- community health curriculum
Masters Preparation (Master's in O.T.)
Health Studies majors who are interested in working toward a Master's in Occupational Therapy, can complete this degree on the TWU Denton Campus in a shortened time frame. Students who maintain the application requirements are eligible to apply in their junior year of study. Admittance is not guaranteed. Pre-OT students who have been admitted into the Master's program will begin OT courses in the fall after they graduate.
Please review the OT Prep Curriculum. This degree worksheet is for students who will begin taking Health Studies courses during the Fall 2009 semester of after.
For information regarding the minimum GPA requirement for the Master’s in Occupational Therapy, contact:
Master's Preparation (all other Master's degrees)
Prepares students who are interested in working toward a Master's or Doctorate in:
Those admitted will complete the B.S. in Health Studies degree while taking preparation courses for the Master’s program. Master’s prep tracks may be customized according to the required prerequisites of the advanced degree.
Please review the following. All degree worksheets are for students who will begin taking Health Studies courses during the Fall 2009 semester or after:
All-Level Health Education Teaching Certification
Prepares students to teach Health Education at the elementary or secondary school level. Students who plan to earn a teaching certificate must apply for admission through the Teacher Education program.
Please review the All Level Education Curriculum Teaching Certification worksheet. This degree worksheet is for students who will take Health Studies courses during the Fall 2009 semester or after.
BAS Admission Requirements
- Successful completion of an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree in an applied health field
- Official acceptance into TWU
- A cumulative GPA of 2.75 to be accepted into and to remain in the program
- Unofficial copy of Associate of Applied Science degree
For specific requirements and other information, contact:
Dr. Roger Shipley for the Face to Face option Phone: 940-898-2840
Wesley Gillum for the Online option Phone: 940-898-2834
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