Curriculum

Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences—Acupuncture Pathway (BS/MAc)

Variations on this sample curriculum are possible. Please see the MCPHS Catalog for a detailed description of the program curriculum.

COURSE
TITLESEMESTER HOURS

Year I—Fall

BIO 110/LAnatomy & Physiology I (w/lab)4
CHE 110/LBasic Chemistry I (w/lab)4
ITM 101Introduction to the Major1
LIB 111Expository Writing I3
MAT 141Algebra & Trigonometry
3
TOTAL15

Year I—Spring

BIO 210/LAnatomy & Physiology II (w/lab)4
CHE 210/LBasic Chemistry II (w/lab)4
HSC 110Health Sciences Seminar1
LIB 112Expository Writing II3
LIB 120
Introduction to Psychology3
TOTAL15

Year II—Fall

LIB 133American Culture, Identity, and Public Life
3
HSC 210Introduction to Health Sciences1
HSC 301OHealth Promotion3
MAT 261
Statistics3
LIB 220Interpersonal Communication3
BEH 352
Human Development through the Life Cycle
3
TOTAL16

Year II—Spring

HSC 401OPublic Health and Policy3
BIO 255
Medical Microbiology (w/lab)
4
BEH 250
Health Psychology
3
 Social Sciences Elective
3
 Humanities Elective
3
TOTAL16

Year III—Fall

HSC 310O
Healthcare Informatics
3
LIB 512
Healthcare Ethics
3
HSC 320OWriting for Health Science Professionals3
BIO 151
Biology I: Cell & Molecular Biology
3
 Health Sciences Electives6
TOTAL18

Year III-Spring

HSC 410OResearch Analysis & Methods3
SSC 495Evolution of the Health Professions3
PSB 320
Introduction to Healthcare Delivery
3
 Health Sciences Electives6
TOTAL1

View the Master of Acupuncture curriculum and the Master of Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine curriculum.