2016-2017 Catalog

Business and Organizational Management — Health Care Management Specialization, B.A.S.

B104: Bachelor of Applied Science in Business and Organizational Management — Health Care Management Specialization

The Health Care Management specialization enables students to develop skills and knowledge for health organizations such as hospitals and all other providers of health care. The focus of the specialization is on the supervisory skills needed for advancement in the field of health care for clinicians, new and mid-level managers.

A grade of C or better is required in all technical, program core and program specialization courses, and all courses used to satisfy the Gordon Rule requirement. Students transferring into baccalaureate programs with an A.A. degree or higher do not need to meet our general education requirements with the exception of college level English and Gordon rule math. These students must have successfully completed, with a grade of C or better, at least one college level English and one Gordon rule math course. General education courses must total 36 credits. The A.A. or higher degree must be from an accredited institution but can be public, private and/or out of state. Additional coursework may be required for students transferring into B.A.S. programs with an A.S. or A.A.S. degree.

Requirements

General Education/Technical Specialization Courses: 21 credit hours

Courses in this section will be comprised of those General Education or area-related Technical Specialization courses needed to fulfill the requirements of the program. These courses will vary based on the student's associate-level coursework. Students will work with their advisor to choose the necessary coursework for their program. The Health Care Management specialization requires students to take 21 credits of technical courses. The technical course options include: any business course, any course with a prefix of HIM, HSA or HSC, or any health care course leading to licensure (DEA, EMS, DES, PHT, NUR or STS).

Core and Specialization: 39 credit hours

Program Core Courses

MAN 3303Management and Leadership

3

COM 3120Organizational Communications

3

ACG 3024Accounting for Nonfinancial Majors

3

BUL 3130The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business

3

MAN 4940Internship in Business and Organizational Management

3

Program Specialization Courses

HSA 3111Survey of American Health Care Systems

3

HSC 3652Health Care Ethics

3

HSA 4421Policy and Legal Aspects of Health Care

3

HSA 4110Management Foundations for Health Care Administration

3

HSA 3170Health Care Financial Management

3

HSA 3340Human Resource Management for Health Care

3

MAN 4900Capstone in Organizational Management

3

HSA 4922Health Care Management Practicum

3

Credit Hours from Associate Degree 60

Total Credit Hours: 120