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  Dec 07, 2022
2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
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2019-2020 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Preprofessional Health Science Major (PPHS), BA or BS

The preprofessional health science major is designed to recognize the academic efforts of students who are preparing for professional study in one of the various physical health areas and will have a primary Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science major other than biomedical engineering, or any degree from the departments of biology or chemistry. The BA or BS designation of this secondary major will be chosen to match that of the primary degree.

(Second Major Only)


Liberal Arts: 44 Hours

All majors at Harding are required to complete 53 hours of Liberal Arts studies. The following Liberal Arts requirements are met within the content of the major:

  • Biology, Mathematics and Physical Science are counted below in the hours required for the major.

Major: 46 Hours

Leveling work, if needed, increases the total number of hours in the degree.

Primary Major: 31 or more hours

A primary major leading to a Bachelor of Arts (BA) or Bachelor of Science (BS) degree is required. Because of this, a minor is not required. For the exact number of hours, consult the primary major listed elsewhere in this catalog.

Remaining Bible/Electives: 7 Hours Maximum

See Bible Class Enrollment policy here .

Total Hours: 128 minimum