B.S. in Health Humanities

The Bachelor of Science in Health Humanities will prepare students for immediate entry into a health profession or progression into the Doctor of Pharmacy program. The bachelor’s degree may also serve as the foundation for professional or graduate study.

Students may complete the bachelor’s degree as a standalone program consisting of 122 semester hours of study.

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Students may also choose to pursue a Pharm.D. with an integrated B.S. in Health Humanities consisting of a total of 241 semester hours. In the integrated program, the final year of undergraduate coursework overlaps with the first professional year of the Pharm.D. program.

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Ability-Based Outcomes

At St. Louis College of Pharmacy, we strive to provide students a strong foundation in the basic sciences and liberal arts. Our undergraduate program prepares students to contribute directly to patient care at an entry level and work in collaboration other health care providers.

By the end of the undergraduate program, students will develop skills and demonstrate ability in:

  • Written communication
  • Oral communication
  • Critical thinking
  • Problem solving
  • Integrative learning
  • Conceptual understanding of scientific and mathematical principles
  • Valuing and ethical decision-making

Requirements for Graduation

The Bachelor of Science in Health Humanities is earned upon satisfactory completion of all degree requirements which typically occurs after four academic years of study.

Requirements include:

  • A minimum of 69 semester hours of biological, physical and health science credits
  • A minimum of 43 semester hours of 300- or 400-level courses (transfer hour equivalency will be determined on an individual basis)
  • A minimum of 48 semester hours completed at the College
  • A cumulative GPA must be ≥ 2.0
  • A total of ≥ 122 semester hours
  • Completion of all general education requirements including
  • A minimum of 18 semester hours of electives
  • Fulfillment of Liberal Arts Convocation requirements

Detailed requirements are listed in the Academic Catalog.