The University of San Francisco: School of Nursing and Health Professions

Bachelor of Health Services (BHS) Curriculum

(effective 2014 semester)

Health Services Courses
Semester 1    
HS 400 Introduction to the American Healthcare System 3 units
HS 401 Leadership in Healthcare Organizations 4 units
     
Semester 2    
HS 402 Epidemiology 4 units
HS 403 Cultural Perspectives in Healthcare
(fulfills Cultural Diversity requirement)
3 units
     
Semester 3    
HS 404 Healthcare Policy and Law 3 units
HS 405 Human Resource Management 4 units
     
Semester 4    
HS 406 Educational and Instructional Systems 3 units
HS 407 Financial Resource Management 4 units
     
Semester 5    
HS 408 Healthcare Informatics 4 units
HS 409 Healthcare Research and Evidence-based Practice 3 units
     
Semester 6    
HS 410 Project Management (Healthcare) 4 units
HS 411 Field Project (fulfills Service Learning requirement) 3 units
 
TOTAL HEALTH SERVICES UNITS
42 units
     
USF Core Courses
(Core courses may be taken as needed,
in any semester when offered.)
 
Area A: Foundations of Communication  
  1. Public Speaking 4 units
  2. Rhetoric and Composition 4 units
     
Area B:
Math and the Sciences
 
  1. Math or Quantitative Science 4 units
  2. Applied or Laboratory Science 4 units
     
Area C:
Humanities
 
  1. Literature 4 units
  2. History 4 units
     
Area D:
 
  1. Philosophy 4 units
  2. Theology and Religious Studies 4 units
  3. Ethics 4 units
     
Area E:
Social Sciences
 
  1. Social Sciences 4 units
     
Area F:
Visual and Performing Arts
 
  1. Visual and Performing Arts 4 units
  TOTAL USF CORE COURSES UNITS 44 units
     
General Elective Courses
Complete or transfer in a minimum of 42 units for a total of 128 units. This is the number of units USF requires for the BHS degree.  
 
TOTAL ELECTIVE UNITS NEEDED
42 units
     
 
TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED FOR BHS DEGREE
128 units