First Year (Freshman)

Fall Semester (Malcolm X - CCC)

  • English 101 (Composition I) 3 credits
  • Biology 121 (Biology I) 5 credits
  • Health Professions 102 or Biology 120 (Health Career Studies or Terminology for Medical Careers) 3 credits

Spring Semester (Malcolm X - CCC)

  • Biology 226 (Human Structure & Function I) 4 credits

Second Year (Sophomore)

Fall Semester (Malcolm X - CCC)

  • Biology 227 (Human Structure & Function II) 4 credits
  • Business 284 (Business Communications) 3 credits
  • Surgical Technology 111 (Introduction to Surgical Technology) 3 credits
  • Surgical Technology 112 (Preparation for Surgery) 4 credits
  • Surgical Technology 113 (Special Patient Care) 3 credits

Spring Semester (Malcolm X - CCC)

  • Surgical Technology 114 (Surgical Interventions I) 4 credits
  • Surgical Technology 115 (Surgical Interventions II) 4 credits
  • Surgical Technology 116 (Surgical Interventions III) 4 credits

Third Year (Sophomore)

Fall Semester (Malcolm X - CCC)

  • Social Science 101 or 102 3 credits
  • Surgical Technology 117 (Surgical Pharmacology) 2 credits
  • Surgical Technology 200 (Application of Aseptic Technique) 3 credits

Spring Semester (Malcolm X - CCC)

  • Sociology 201 (Introduction to Sociology) 3 credits
  • Speech 101 (Fundamentals of Speech Communication) 3 credits
  • Surgical Technology 211 (Surgical Intervention IV) 2 credits
  • Surgical Technology 212 (Clinical Practicum I) 5 credits

summer SEMESTER (Malcolm X - CCC)

  • Psychology 201 (General Psychology) 3 credits
  • Surgical Technology 213 (Clinical Practicum II) 8 credits

Fourth Year (Junior)

Fall Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • TRS 101* (Transfer Success Course), 1 credit
  • HSAD 250 (Pubic Health Issues) 3 credits
  • Humanities 3 credits
  • MATH 110 (Quantitative Literacy) 3 credits
  • ENGL 102 (Composition II) 3 credits

Spring Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • HSAD 351 (Introduction to Health Services) 3 credits
  • OLED 335 (Organizational Change) 3 credits
  • HSAD 363 (Health Disparities) 3 credits
  • Physical Science 3 credits
  • Humanities 3 credits

Fifth Year (Senior)

Fall Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • HSAD 352 (Healthcare Policy) 3 credits
  • HSAD 360 (Intra-Professional Teams) 3 credits
  • MATH 217 (Elementary Statistics) 3 credits
  • DSIT 103 (Introduction to Data Science) 3 credits

Spring Semester (Roosevelt University)

  • HSAD 370 (Healthcare Budgeting & Reporting) 3 credits
  • HSAD 353 (Medical Ethics and the Law) 3 credits
  • HSAD 365 (Health Informatics) 3 credits
  • Humanities 3 credits 

Grade of C or higher required for major courses

Malcolm X - some courses listed may require pre-requisites, please see your advisor

The HSAD major consist of 7 required courses (21 credit hours), 3 required major elective courses (9 credit hours), and 1 capstone/experiential course (3 credit hours).  The menu of electives in the major are subject to change.  Please see your advisor to determine offerings.  You may participate in a HSAD capstone course or internship even if you transfer in your experiential requirement.  See advisor for details.

HSAD capstone requirement can be fulfilled by Surgical Technology 213

As a 76 credit AAS, RU's Ideas course is waived and the two course experiential requirement is reduced to one course.

HSAD coursework can begin in either the fall or Spring Semester.