Health Sciences B.H.S. (Concentration in Health Services Administration)

Degree Requirements: 124 Credit Hours

See Core Curriculum for required courses in Area A1 through Area E.

Credit Hours
General Requirements (Core Areas A - E)42
Additional Requirements4
Area F - Courses Appropriate to Major18
Survey of Accounting
Health Communication
Management of Health Information
Health Issues and Resources
Elementary Statistics
Medical Terminology
If STAT 2231 is taken in Area D, select 3 credit hours from the following:
Introduction to Anthropology
Survey of Economics
Principles of Macroeconomics
Principles of Microeconomics
Introduction to Psychology
Introduction to Sociology
Major Requirements
HSCC   3100Research Methods3
HSCC   3110Legal Iss In Hlth Care Environ3
HSCC   3140Epidemiology3
HSCC   4020Seminar in Professional Issues3
Related Concentration Requirements48
Survey of Gerontology
Interprofessional Teams in Healthcare Organizations
Ethical Theories/Moral Issues in Health
Health Policy Issues
Financial Management for Health-Related Organizations
Health Care Marketing
Prin Of Human Resources Manage
Health Care Economics
Prin Of Man/Health Srvs Admin
Health Information Systems
Principles of Health Insurance and Reimbursement
Survey of Health Outcomes
Comparative Health Care System
Select 9 credit hours from the following:
Principles of Macroeconomics
Principles of Microeconomics
Healthy Aging
Interprofessional Patient Advocacy Internship
Worksite Wellness and Safety
Women and Minority Health Issues
Introduction to the Disease Continuum
Indep Study In Health Science
Leadership and Group Dynamics
Elementary Spanish I
Elementary Spanish II
Total Credit Hours124

Admission Requirements

In addition to a completed health sciences program application made to the department, students must seek regular admission to Georgia Southern University. Students must be eligible for Quantitative Reasoning (MATH   1001) or Composition I (ENGL   1101) , and must undergo a formal interview conducted by a health sciences faculty member.

Progression Requirements

All students are required to submit evidence of liability insurance and a health assessment prior to beginning their practicum.

Students must complete the degree program within six consecutive years from the date of their initial admission to the major. Students who do not complete the program within this time limit must apply for readmission, meet current criteria for admission, and have their previous credits calculated. Students who are granted readmission must meet course requirements in effect at the time of readmission. A minimum grade of C or better must be earned in each course in the major.

It is recommended that all bachelor of health science students have current CPR certification at the time of graduation.


For questions regarding specific undergraduate program requirements, please contact the Waters College of Health Professions Student Success Center.