Feb 22, 2024  
Butler University Bulletin 2023-2024 
  
Butler University Bulletin 2023-2024

Health Sciences, BSHS


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Core Courses


Required for all Butler graduates

  • FYS 101 (First Year Seminar; 3 hrs) or HN 110  (Honors FYS; 4 hrs)
  • FYS 102 (First Year Seminar; 3 hrs) or HN 111   (Honors FYS; 4 hrs)
  • PCA (Perspective in the Creative Arts; 3 hrs)
  • TI (Text & Ideas; 3 hrs)
  • AR (Any Analytical Reasoning Course or MA 106) 
  • GHS (Global & Historical Studies; 3 hrs)
  • GHS (Global & Historical Studies; ​3 hrs)
  • SW (Social World; 3 hrs) Recommend that this requirement be met by an introductory psychology or sociology course: such as SW 250 or SW 200
  • PWB (Physical Well-Being; 1 hr)
  • BCR (Butler Cultural Requirement; 8 events) 

EPS Course Series


Explore. Prepare. Succeed.

Beginning Fall 2022 every student must enroll in the appropriate BSHS 300 section every semester they are in the major.

  • BSHS 300-01 EPS First-year Fall; 0.5
  • BSHS 300-01 EPS First-year Spring; 0.5
  • BSHS 300-02 EPS Sophomore Fall​; 0.5
  • BSHS 300-02 EPS Sophomore Spring; 0.5
  • BSHS 300-03 EPS Junior Fall​; 0.5
  • BSHS 300-03 EPS Junior Spring; 0.5
  • BSHS 300-04 EPS Senior Fall​; 0.5
  • BSHS 300-04 EPS Senior Spring​; 0.5
  • BSHS 300-05 EPS Transfer students initial term; 0.5 hrs (Transfer students only, first-term in major. Takes place of prior EPS course requirements. Second term enroll as normal.)

Elective Courses *#


Electives courses - at least 15 hrs required (no more than 6 elective hrs may double count with any declared minor)

*Please see Approved Elective Choices for Health Sciences Majors below for a list of Butler University courses approved as electives for Health Science majors.

#Please see description for Optional BSHS Medical Spanish Concentration below. The courses you choose for your concentration will contribute to your BSHS electives requirement.

Approved Elective Choices for Health Sciences Majors

Optional BSHS Medical Spanish Concentration

The Medical Spanish concentration within the health science and healthcare and business majors would not add additional required hours for graduation, rather it would focus many elective choices into one area. The courses you choose for your concentration (from the list below) will contribute to your BSHS electives requirement.

Students pursuing this concentration must successfully complete:

 

The minimum number of credit hours for the Health Science major (BSHS degree) is 122.

Per university requirements, a minimum of 40 credit hours must be at the 300 level or above.

And for students transferring into Butler from another university, at least 45 credit hours of coursework must be successfully completed here to earn a Butler degree.

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