Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2023-2024 
    Sep 25, 2023  
Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2023-2024

Pre-Health Sciences - Business Emphasis, B.A.

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Department Chair: Andrew Sensenig, Ph.D.


This emphasis prepares individuals who wish to enter a career in the healthcare industry with particular application to the business and management of healthcare companies. A broad foundation to science, including biology, chemistry, and statistics, prepares the student to biotechnology and other healthcare business sectors. Core business principles are acquired through additional accounting, finance marketing, and/or management courses. 

Program Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate proficiency in general science concepts and theories, as well as in self-selected health science sub-disciplines in order to succeed in careers and graduate programs.
  2. Use critical and creative thinking to solve problems by compiling and analyzing scientific information from library, electronic, and experimental sources. Effectively apply current technology and scientific methodologies for problem solving.
  3. Design and conduct experiments –both individually and in small groups– using appropriate strategies such as: collect, organize, analyze, interpret, and present quantitative & qualitative data and incorporate them into the broader context of health sciences knowledge.
  4. Operate basic scientific instruments necessary for biological investigations such as microscopes, centrifuges, spectrophotometers, electrophoresis equipment and pH meters thus demonstrating competency in basic laboratory skills, cell culture, and field techniques. 
  5. Describe economic and social contexts surrounding the practice of medicine in the United States and are able to apply socioeconomic and ethical perspectives in analysis of current issues in health care.

Locations Offered

Main Campus Fresno

Degree Pathway

Pre-Health Sciences - Business Emphasis, B.A. Four Year Pathway  

Required Courses (48-52 Units)

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