Health Care Admin Program Courses

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Financial Accounting

Credit Hours: 3

Course Number: ACC 142

Course Description: This course emphasizes fundamental bookkeeping procedures, including the handling of typical business and corporate transactions, adjusting, closing and reversing entries, the use of controlling accounts, and subsidiary ledgers, and the voucher system, preparation of financial statements, and financial statement analysis. Computers are used.

Managerial Accounting

Credit Hours: 3

Course Number: ACC 146

Course Description: This course gives attention to partnership of corporation accounting, the use of departmental branch and manufacturing accounts, and an overview of job order and process cost accounting. Computers are used.

Introductory Biology

Credit Hours: 3

Course Number: BIO 102

Course Description: An introduction to the science of biology. This course is designed for students who are not majoring in biology or health related fields. Topics include scientific method, diversity of life, genetics, ecology and evolution. This course satisfies a general education requirement in the Math/Science area.

Introduction to Computers

Credit Hours: 3

Course Number: CSC 110

Course Description: This is an introductory course in computer literacy and software applications. The literacy components of the course include history of computing, computer systems, communications, networks, and computers in society. The applications training will include word processing, spreadsheets, database management and presentation software. No prior computer experience necessary.

Principles of Macroeconomics

Credit Hours: 3

Course Number: ECN 120

Course Description: This course is an introduction to the general field of economics, description and analysis of the American economic system, national income accounting, modern employment theory, fiscal policy, monetary policy, and economic growth.

Composition I

Credit Hours: 3

Course Number: ENG 105

Course Description: This course focuses on the process of writing expressive and informative prose, in incorporating oral, visual and electronic modes. It introduces research skills and critical thinking skills.

Composition II

Credit Hours: 3

Course Number: ENG 106

Course Description: This course is a continuation of ENG-105 with advanced work in research techniques. The major focus is on persuasive and argumentative writing in incorporating oral, visual, and electronic modes with an emphasis on critical thinking skills.

Overview of Health Care

Credit Hours: 3

Course Number: HCA 151

Course Description: This course will explore the career field as it relates to health care. Items covered in class will included identifying components of health care system in the U.S., quality, size, scope and business functions of health care. The student is introduced to different sectors of health care.

Career Opportunities

Credit Hours: 3

Course Number: HCA 153

Course Description: This course allows the student the opportunity to explore the professional opportunities related to health care. Students who complete this course will be able to identify leadership styles and skills, human resources issues, recruitment strategies, compensation practices, and various health care professions.

Technology of Health Care

Credit Hours: 3

Course Number: HCA 155

Course Description: This course will examine the informational technology used in health care. Students will be able to define the implications, efficiency and effectiveness of technology, and identify the evolution of technology. Past, current and future issues relating to technology will be discussed.

Health Care and Economics

Credit Hours: 3

Course Number: HCA 157

Course Description: This course provides students an overview of economics and how it affects health care. Items such as financing systems, products and the costs associated with health care will be examined.

Financial Matters for Health Care Professionals

Credit Hours: 3

Course Number: HCA 159

Course Description: This course provides students with the general principles of the financial aspects of the health care professionals. Students will be able to define financial terminology, understand budgeting and cost analysis, payment methods for services and understand the responsibilities of financial management. Current issues of building a budget will be examined.

Legal Issues in Health Care

Credit Hours: 3

Course Number: HCA 161

Course Description: This course will discuss the legal and ethical issues dealing in health care. The intent of the course is to clarify legal issues that might approach health care professionals. Students will be able to define negligence, malpractice and understand the importance of confidentiality.

Medical Terminology

Credit Hours: 2

Course Number: HSC 113

Course Description: The student will study terminology of the human body systems. The emphasis will be on recognition and functional vocabulary related to the medical science. Definitions, standard abbreviations, pronunciation, and correct spelling will be included.

Introduction to Sociology

Credit Hours: 3

Course Number: SOC 110

Course Description: This course is a concise study of human behavior from the perspective of sociologists. It will examine the ways in which social interaction, social processes, and social institutions comprise our sociological imagination. The course will also explore the ways that personality, status, role, class, gender, age, race, and ethnicity affect human interaction and institutions.

Social Problems

Credit Hours: 3

Course Number: SOC 115

Course Description: The course is an examination of social phenomena that have been defined as social problems in contemporary society. The course provides an understanding of some of the causes, effects and proposed solutions to these defined problems based upon the latest research.

Math for Liberal Arts

Credit Hours: 4

Course Number: MAT 111

Course Description: This course is designed to introduce a student in non-math related majors to some of the basic uses of mathematics in society today including uses of algorithms for problem solving. Topics covered include principles of counting, sets, probability and statistics, geometry, logic, math of finance, and number theory. This course satisfies a general education requirement in the Math/Science area.

Principles of Management

Credit Hours: 3

Course Number: MGT 101

Course Description: Functions of management and describes the role of the manager. Major concepts in organization are developed along with an understanding of the decision-making process and consideration of the human factor in management. Students may receive credit through a CLEP examination.

Introduction to Ethical Conflict

Credit Hours: 3

Course Number: PHI 145

Course Description: This course explores contemporary ethical conflicts as a way to develop students critical thinking skills. Students will examine various moral theories and their application to ethical problem solving by the use of case studies. Students will determine principles upon which to base their decision making. Areas for discussion may include personal decision making, job and workplace ethics, the social aspects of medicine, and the morals of politics and war.

Introduction to Psychology

Credit Hours: 3

Course Number: PSY 111

Course Description: This course includes the tools for the study of psychology, basic psychological processes, personality and social behavior, contemporary knowledge of motives, intelligence, learning and emphasis on the language of modern psychology.

The Online Experience

Credit Hours: 3

Course Number: SDV 118

Course Description: This course will provide online students the understanding and expectations of learning in an online environment. Students will learn skills such as time management and study habits. They will also learn about academic integrity and how to become a successful online student.

Public Speaking

Credit Hours: 3

Course Number: SPC 112

Course Description: This course is designed to develop the basic skills of speech communication by studying the process from invention through delivery. Emphasis is placed on the preparation and delivery of presentations.

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