Courses Which Fulfill Both General Education Goals and Major Requirements (9 credits)
MATH 252 Statistics 3 cr
ECON 201 Economic Principles and Problems 3 crGoal 12
PSYC 111 Introduction to Psychology 3 cr OR SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology 3 cr OR ANTH 100 Introduction to Anthropology 3 cr TOTAL: 9 cr
Other Required Courses in Liberal Arts (6 credits)
ENGL 307 Professional Writing 3 cr OR ENGL 308 Business Communications 3 cr ECON 202 Economic Principles and Problems 3 cr TOTAL: 6 cr
Business Core Requirements
ACCT 201 Principles of Accounting I 3 cr ACCT 202 Principles of Accounting II 3 cr CIS 120 Introduction to Computer Systems 3 cr OR Equivalent FIN 315 Corporate Financial Management 3 cr FIN 478 Investments 3 cr MGT 261 Legal Environment of Organizations 3 cr MGT 329 Operations/Production Management 3 cr MKTG 325 Basic Marketing Management 3 cr TOTAL: 24 cr
Health Care Administration Core Requirements
HCA 110 Introduction to the Allied Health Professions 2 cr HCA 210 Medical Terminology and Communication 2 cr HCA 350 Organizational Behavior in Health Care 3 cr HCA 375 Health Care Law 3 cr HCA 382 Health Services Organization and Policy 3 cr HCA 383 Epidemiology 3 cr HCA 401 Internship in Health Care Administration 8 cr HCA 453 Health Care Finance 3 cr HCA 455 Health Care Organization Management 3 cr HCA 484 Human Resource Management in Health Care Organizations 3 cr HCA 491 Seminar in Health Care Administration 3 cr
Plus 2 credits from the following courses:
HCA 451 Hospital Management 2 cr HCA 452 Long Term Care Management 2 cr HCA 473 Marketing For Health Care Organizations 2 cr TOTAL: 38 cr
The student is required to select 51 semester hours of goal and elective courses. Elective courses should be selected according to the student's interests and career needs, in conjunction with a faculty advisor. No more than a total of 32 credit hours (required and elective) may be taken in the College of Business.
The student is strongly encouraged to take the following 3 credits among the 51 semester hours:
CIS 381 Management Information Systems 3 cr
Total required credits for Bachelor of Science
in health care administration: 128 cr
Admission and Program Graduation Requirements
Application forms for admission as a major in health care administration should be requested from the department office. Completed application forms and copies of transcripts of previous college work must be submitted to the department not before the student's second semester, sophomore year. February 15 is the application deadline for admission fall semester and October 15 is the application deadline for admission spring semester. Cumulative college or university grade point averages of 2.5 or higher are required for admittance as a major. There are no prerequisite courses for acceptance.
Students are required to earn a grade of C or better in all business, HCA and required courses. Students who receive a grade of D or below twice in the above required courses will be dropped from the Bachelor of Science program.
Students whose cumulative GPAs fall below 2.5 will be unable to continue in the program until the cumulative average is 2.5 or better.