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Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management: 180 Credits
Area I General Education Requirements: 64-68 Credits
Professional Development
ITS1000 Computer and Internet Literacy, 4 Credit Hours
UVC1000 Strategies for Success, 4 Credit Hours
Basic Communications
ENG1100 Composition I, 4 Credit Hours
ENG1200 Composition II, 4 Credit Hours
ENG1300 Composition III, 4 Credit Hours
SPC1026 Public Speaking, 4 Credit Hours
Mathematics and Statistics
MAT2058 Statistics, 4 Credit Hours
Choose two additional courses from the following:
MAT1001 College Algebra I, 4 Credit Hours
MAT1005 College Algebra II, 4 Credit Hours
MAT1500 College Mathematics, 4 Credit Hours
MAT2000 Pre-Calculus, 4 Credit Hours
MAT2101 Calculus I, 4 Credit Hours
MAT2102 Calculus II, 4 Credit Hours
Natural Sciences (choose two)
BIO1020 Principles of Biology I, 4 Credit Hours
BIO1021 Principles of Biology II, 4 Credit Hours
CHM1010 General Chemistry, 4 Credit Hours
BIO1011 Anatomy and Physiology I, 4 Credit Hours

(must be taken concurrently with BIO1012 Anatomy and Physiology I Lab)

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BIO1012 Anatomy and Physiology I Lab, 2 Credit Hours
BIO1013 Anatomy and Physiology II, 4 Credit Hours

(must be taken concurrently with BIO1014 Anatomy and Physiology II Lab)

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BIO1014 Anatomy and Physiology II Lab, 2 Credit Hours
Note(s):

*If a BS Healthcare Management student chooses to take an Anatomy and Physiology course, only BIO1011 and BIO1013 satisfy the Natural Sciences requirement. Students enrolling in either course must, however, also take the related co-requisite lab courses: BIO1012 and BIO1014 respectively. Students electing this option for their Natural Sciences requirement will complete up to 184 credit hours of work for their degree, depending on their exact choice.

Arts and Humanities (choose two)
ENG2002 World Literature I: From the Ancient World to the Middle Ages, 4 Credit Hours
ENG2003 World Literature II: From Enlightenment to Modernity, 4 Credit Hours
ENG2011 Introduction to American Literature: 1865 to present, 4 Credit Hours
HIS1101 U.S. History I: Colonial to 1865, 4 Credit Hours
HIS1102 U.S. History II: 1865 to Present, 4 Credit Hours
HUM1001 History of Art through the Middle Ages, 4 Credit Hours
HUM1002 History of Art from the Middle Ages to Modern Times, 4 Credit Hours
HUM2101 World Civilization I: Prehistory to 1500 C.E., 4 Credit Hours
HUM2102 World Civilization II: 1500 to Present, 4 Credit Hours
PHI2301 Introduction to Philosophy, 4 Credit Hours
REL1001 World Religions, 4 Credit Hours
Social and Behavioral Sciences
ECO2071 Principles of Microeconomics, 4 Credit Hours
ECO2072 Principles of Macroeconomics, 4 Credit Hours
Choose one additional course from the following:
PSY1001 General Psychology, 4 Credit Hours
SOC1001 Introduction to Sociology, 4 Credit Hours
Area II Foundation Requirements: 28 Credits
ACC1001 Accounting I, 4 Credit Hours
ACC1002 Accounting II, 4 Credit Hours
ACC1003 Accounting III, 4 Credit Hours
AHS1001 Medical Terminology, 4 Credit Hours
BUS1101 Introduction to Business, 4 Credit Hours
BUS2023 Business Communications, 4 Credit Hours
MGT2037 Principles of Management, 4 Credit Hours
Area III Major Requirements: 88 Credits
Core
HCM2001 Issues in Public Health, 4 Credit Hours
HCM2005 Healthcare Delivery and Organization, 4 Credit Hours
HCM3002 Economics of Healthcare, 4 Credit Hours
HCM3004 Ethics and Law for Administrators, 4 Credit Hours
HCM3005 Healthcare Finance, 4 Credit Hours
HCM3006 Healthcare Marketing and Strategy, 4 Credit Hours
HCM3008 Health Information Management Systems, 4 Credit Hours
HCM4002 Risk Management in Healthcare Settings, 4 Credit Hours
HCM4004 Research Topics in Health Administration, 4 Credit Hours
HCM4007 Leadership in Healthcare Organizations, 4 Credit Hours
HSC3010 Long-Term Care, 4 Credit Hours
MGT3045 Human Resources Management, 4 Credit Hours
Capstone Sequence
HCM4012 Case Studies in Healthcare Administration, 4 Credit Hours
HCM4025 Strategic Management in Healthcare Organizations, 4 Credit Hours
Elective Pool (eight courses or 32 credit hours)

Transfer students may transfer any course to help fulfill the elective pool requirements, provided the course meets the standards of the Credit for Transcripted and Non-transcripted Work policy found in the Academic Affairs section of this catalog.

Non-transfer students, with their advisor's consultation and approval may choose courses from any department recommended and listed course or more broadly from any course offered by South University. Work from other fields must include any required prerequisite courses in the elective field.

A course can be used to meet only one requirement in Area I, Area II, or Area III, but not simultaneously in two areas. Students should work with their academic advisor or counselor to be sure they are making appropriate course choices.

Choose eight courses from the following list:
BUS3041 Managerial Communications, 4 Credit Hours
BUS4101 Quality Management, 4 Credit Hours
EDM2010 Fundamentals of Emergency and Disaster Management, 4 Credit Hours
HCM2004 Introduction to Healthcare Management, 4 Credit Hours
HCM4010 Leadership in Healthcare Organizations - Internship, 4 Credit Hours
HSC3020 Managed Care, 4 Credit Hours
HSC3030 Federal and State Healthcare Programs, 4 Credit Hours
MGT3002 Organizational Behavior, 4 Credit Hours
MIS3101 Application of Management Information Systems, 4 Credit Hours
PHE3050 Public Health Policy, 4 Credit Hours

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PRL2100 Introduction to Public Relations, 4 Credit Hours
PSY2010 Abnormal Psychology, 4 Credit Hours

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PUB2001 Introduction to Public Administration, 4 Credit Hours
SOC2010 Social Problems, 4 Credit Hours

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Note(s):

** Requires a prerequisite that may or may not satisfy Area I. If not, then prerequisite must be selected as an elective.

South University, Online Program offerings may not be available to residents of all states.  Please contact an admissions representative for further information.

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