Program Requirements
Major in Health Studies - Management

Bachelor of Science Degree • School of Business and Justice Studies

Program Details

Health Studies - Management Major

This major is designed for students who plan to enter the health or health-related professions in a managerial capacity. Majors include students planning graduate work in health management or health-related government service upon graduation, and students interested in exploring the areas of health care management and planning applications in the context of a liberal arts background. (The degree does not lead to a professional credential or prepare the student for licensure in any of the health fields.)

Total credit hours required for degree: 120


(See also General Education Core)

Course Credit Hours Year Taken
Core 34-55  
Major Course Requirements
(Some of the following may be used to satisfy college core requirements)
Accounting 201 Financial Accounting 3 2
Accounting 202 Managerial Accounting 2 2
Anthropology 415 Cultures, Health, and Healing 3 3,4
Business Law 301 The Legal Environment of Business  
Economics 346 Government and Economic Life 3 2,3
Economics 131 Principles of Microeconomics 3 1
Economics 141 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 1
Economics 375 Health Economics 3 3,4
Finance 333 Corporation Finance 3 2
Health Studies 101 Introduction to Health Professions 1 1
Management 101 Introduction to Contemporary Business 3 1
Management 201 Principles of Business Management I 3 2
Management 202 Principles of Business Management II 3 2
Management/Marketing Elective One course in Management or Marketing 3 2,3
Social Studies 207 Social Organization of the US Health Care System 3 2

One of the following mathematics options:
Mathematics 143 & 144 Mathematical Analysis for Business and Economics I and II  
Mathematics 201 Calculus I 3 or 6 2

One of the following statistics courses:
Economics 241 Statistics  
Psychology/Sociology 211 Statistics in the Behavioral Sciences 3 1,2

One of the following ethics courses:
Philosophy 107 Ethics  
Philosophy 108 Professional Ethics 3 1,2

One of the following human development courses:
Health Studies 245 Human Development Across the Life Span  
Psychology 223 Life Span Developmental Psychology 3 2,3

One of the following:
Gerontology 101 Introduction to Aging  
Psychology 363 Health Psychology  
Psychology 366 Individuals with Disabilities  
Psychology 374 The Helping Relationship 3 3,4

One of the following research methods courses:
Economics 474 and 475 Research Proposal and Research Methods in Economics (4 credits)  
Health Studies 445 Clinical Research  
Psychology 413 Program Evaluation  
Sociology 312 Social Science Research Methods 3 or 4 3,4
The student must complete sufficient elective courses to earn at least the minimum credit hours required for this degree, and at least 60 credit hours of the 120 required must be in the liberal arts and sciences. Students are encouraged to select electives that will complement their major course of study, for example, courses in Anthropology, Communications, Government and Politics, History, International Studies, Law, and Sociology.


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