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Health Sciences Registration Information

It is your responsibility to track your degree progress and follow the registration policies and procedures. Prior to registration review your curriculum guide and degree audit to ensure you are registering for the appropriate classes.

Registration Reminders

  • Registration for Labs: Students may only register for one lab section. If a student registers for more than one lab section or registers for one lab section and waitlists in another, the student will be removed from BOTH lab sections.
  • HSCI 172: Evaluating Research Literature is required for Fall semester of the junior year. Students should plan to complete HSCI 060 or an appropriate substitute in their second year.
  • Senior Internship Reminder: When planning your schedule, you should leave blocks of time for your internship hours. You will be spending 8 hours per week at your internship site. Please contact Dr. Alisa Drapeaux if you have questions regarding your internship experience.
  • Planning to repeat a course, but not the lab? Students planning to repeat a lecture section ONLY of CHEM 001, 002, 097, 108 and BIO 012 and/or BIO 013, may register for the lecture section without the lab via MyDUSIS.  For assistance with any other repeat course registration-related issues, please contact Jill Batten at jill.batten@drake.edu for assistance and include your Drake ID along with your request.
  • To search for Health Sciences Professional Electives Electives, log in to MyDUSIS, click on the Student Services tab --> Registration link --> Look Up Classes to Add. From the subject menu, select Health Sciences, Pharmacy, Education and Spanish (to select these, click on one, scroll to the next, press Control/command, and click on the next). Approved electives (if course is not required as part of your health science track) are HSCI 100-199, PHAR 100-199, EDUC 172, and SPAN 165. Biomedical, business and psychology professional electives are listed on the curriculum guides for each track.
  • The Health Sciences program offers several dual and accelerated degree programs. The Health Sciences Curricular Options webpage outlines the various degrees and provides additional details.
  • NEW: Health Care Administration (For Students Entering Fall 2020) and Public Health (For Students Entering Fall 2021)
    These options will be replacing the Health Services Management Track. Current students are NOT required to follow the new changes being implemented. Please contact Jill Batten at jill.batten@drake.edu for questions regarding this program.

If you have any questions regarding your degree audit, curriculum requirements, or schedule, please contact Jill Batten at jill.batten@drake.edu.

Clinical & Applied Sciences

To prepare for registration, please generate a new degree audit in MyDUSIS to review the following items:

  • What AOI’s do you have left to complete? You are responsible for completing the following AOI’s: Artistic Experience, Engaged Citizen (SCSR 073 Public Speaking required for Pre-OT), 2 Historical Foundations, and Written Communication.
  • What Clinical and Applied Sciences Requirements do you have left to complete? Have you completed the necessary prerequisite coursework for your required classes?
  • How many Professional Elective Credits do you have left to complete? (22 credits required)
    • Biomedical Sciences Electives (min 3 credits)
    • Health Sciences Electives (min 6 credits)
    • Professional Electives (min 13 credits) Any combination of Biomedical, Health Sciences, Psychology or Business electives
  • How many General Elective Credits do you have left to complete? (27 credits required – this includes the AOI’s above)

HS-C Curriculum Guide

Health Care Administration (Formally Health Services Management)

To prepare for registration, please generate a new degree audit in MyDUSIS to review the following items:

  • What AOI’s do you have left to complete? You are responsible for completing the following AOI’s: Artistic Experience, Engaged Citizen, 2 Historical Foundations, Physical Science, and Written Communication.
  • What Health Care Administration Requirements do you have left to complete? Have you completed the necessary prerequisite coursework for your required classes?
  • How many Professional Elective Credits do you have left to complete? (15 credits required)
    • Biomedical Sciences Electives (no min)
    • Health Sciences Electives (min 3 credits)
    • Business Elective (min 3 credits)
    • Psychology Elective (no min)
    • Leadership Electives (no min)
  • How many General Elective Credits do you have left to complete? (24 credits required – this includes the AOI’s above)

HS-D Curriculum Guide

Public Health

To prepare for registration, please generate a new degree audit in MyDUSIS to review the following items:

  • What AOI’s do you have left to complete? You are responsible for completing the following AOI’s: Artistic Experience, Engaged Citizen, 2 Historical Foundations, Physical Science, and Written Communication.
  • What Public Health Requirements do you have left to complete? Have you completed the necessary prerequisite coursework for your required classes?
  • How many Professional Elective Credits do you have left to complete? (12 credits required)
    • Environmental Science Electives (min 3 credits)
    • Health Sciences Electives (min 3 credits)
    • Social Sciences & Humanities Electives (min 3 credits)
    • Biology Electives (no min)
  • How many General Elective Credits do you have left to complete? (24 credits required – this includes the AOI’s above)

HS-U Curriculum Guide

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