Bachelor of Arts in Health Studies

Degree Requirements

Students must complete a total of 180 credits to receive a Bachelor of Arts in Health Studies:

Courses Credits
Statistics 5
Required core courses:
  • BHS 201 Introduction to Public Health (5 credits)
  • BHS 300 Principles of Health Research (5 credits)
  • BHS 302 Global Communities, Culture, and Health Equity (5 credits)
  • BHS 303 Introduction to Epidemiology (5 credits)
  • BHS 310 Pathways to Health Studies (2 credits)
22
One course in each of the 4 concentration areas:
  • Health and Life Sciences
  • Community Health Intervention and Practice
  • Health and Society
  • Health Policy, Leadership and Ethics
20
Additional concentration area courses – choose between broad OR focused pathway
  • Broad Pathway: 4 courses from across 2-4 concentration areas
  • Focused Pathway: 4 courses in a single concentration area
20
BHS 496 Fieldwork in Health 2
BHS 499 Health Studies Senior Portfolio 3
General UW electives 20
Additional UW Bothell and/or Transfer credits 88

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Forty-six percent of UW Bothell's first year students are the first in the families to attend college.