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The Rehabilitation Science program includes a variety of curriculum topics to help any student reach their health career goals. These include:

  • Disability and health care issues
  • Global citizenship
  • Human sciences (anatomy, physiology, kinesiology)
  • Research methods

Students complete the required coursework during their junior and senior years. While enrolled in the Rehabilitation Science program, they must complete a minimum of 30 credits of SHRS coursework, including the core courses and at least one course from each of the core areas. Students must complete 120 cumulative credits to graduate with the BS in Rehabilitation Science degree. 

The 30 required SHRS credits include courses from the following programs: ATHLTR, CSD, EM, HIM, HRS, NUTR, REHSCI.
HRS 1018 Survey of Health and Rehabilitation Professions does not count toward the required 30 SHRS credits for graduation.

Core courses  

Core areas 

Human Physiology - 4 credits (Choose one)

Neuroscience (Choose one)

Research Methodology (Choose one)

Global Citizenship (Choose one. Check with department for more information.)

Health/Science Writing Intensive (Choose one) Applies to students entering the program in Fall 2020 or later. 

Elective Courses

Example Plan of Study

This plan of study example includes both required and elective courses offered in the Undergraduate Program in Rehabilitation Science. Students are encouraged to design their own plan of study based on their career, academic and personal interests. 

Junior Year – Fall Term 

Junior Year – Spring Term

  • Study Abroad


Senior Year – Fall Term 

Senior Year – Spring Term

Total RS Curriculum Credits: 60  

RS Handbook Addendum 2020-2021