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2013-14 College Catalog

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Health Care Management - A.A. Degree (Transfer)

An Arts and Sciences Area of Study

Application Code 167

For curriculum information, contact the Health Sciences Division–Room HS-236–443-518-1560.

The Health Care Management area of study is designed for students who are interested in health and health care in America. Students in this area of study realize that public health and health care are major public concerns and plan to seek employment in one of a variety of health-related management, administrative, supportive, planning, and policy positions. The Health Care Management area of study is designed to provide students with a basic understanding of both the business and health fields. Students will achieve a comprehensive understanding of health care issues and the health care system that underpin various educational and career goals. The area of study offers the first two years of an undergraduate major developed for students with an interest in non-clinical or non-technical health and health care careers. Upon completion of the associate of arts degree in Health Care Management, students will be prepared to transfer to a four-year institution which offers a baccalaureate in health care manage­ment, administration, and/or policy.

General Education Core

Students enrolled in transfer patterns must take a minimum of 30 credits in General Education. Each student’s total of general education and required courses must equal at least 60 semester hours of credit.

Composition

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENGL-121College Composition

3 credits

Humanities, Arts and Literature

Course NumberTitleCredits
-Humanities Core Course

-Arts Core Course

-Literature Core Course

9-11

One Humanities Core Course (3 credits), plus one Arts Core Course (3 credits), plus one Literature Core Course (3 credits) satisfies the Humanities, Arts and Literature Core requirement, OR a World Language Sequence (8 credits), plus another Humanities, Arts, and Literature Core (3 credits) in a second discipline other than a world language satisfies the Humanities, Arts and Literature Core requirement.

Social Sciences

Course NumberTitleCredits
-Social and Behavioral Sciences Core Course

3

PSYC-101General Psychology

3 credits

One History Core Course is required and may be taken as either a Social and Behavioral Sciences Core or a Humanities Core. No more than 6 credits may be taken in History to meet Humanities Core and Social and Behavioral Sciences Core requirements.

Science

Course NumberTitleCredits
BIOL-101General Biology I

4 credits

-Science Core Courses

4

must include one course with lab

Mathematics

Course NumberTitleCredits
MATH-138Statistics

4 credits

Interdisciplinary

Course NumberTitleCredits
HEED-101Health and the World of Risk

1 credit

Required Courses Related to Major

Required Courses

Course NumberTitleCredits
ACCT-111Principles of Accounting I

3 credits

ACCT-112Principles of Accounting II

3 credits

BMGT-145Principles of Management

3 credits

BMGT-151Business Law I

3 credits

CMSY-110Software Applications for Micros

3 credits

CMSY-120Introduction to Computer Systems

3 credits

ECON-101Principles of Economics (Macro)

3 credits

ECON-102Principles of Economics (Micro)

3 credits

HEED-216Health Care in the US

3 credits

Total Credit Hours: 61-63