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
Medical Terminology
Health Communication
Management of Health Information
Health Issues and Resources
Elementary Statistics
If STAT   1401 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 Requirements12
Research Methods
Legal Iss In Hlth Care Environ
Seminar in Professional Issues
Related Concentration Requirements48
Survey of Gerontology
Interprofessional Teams in Healthcare Organizations
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
Health Policy Issues
Ethics in Health Professions
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

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.


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