Bachelor of Science in Health Care Business degree with a major in Management - Transfer Option

Director of Health Care Business
Carla Dirkschneider, M.S., RHIA
PH 402.552.6295  TF 800.647.5500 
dirkschneider@clarksoncollege.edu

Introduction

The program for the Bachelor of Science in Health Care Business degree with a major in Management (Transfer Option) is designed specifically for those students who already have a minimum of an Associate Degree. The program will aid in the development of health care specific business knowledge, leadership and critical thinking skills for individuals to become successful in business and health care work environments.

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of the Bachelor of Science in Health Care Business degree with a major in Management, graduates will:

  • Relate and integrate the concepts of accounting, marketing, finance, management, law, economics and global business to the health care business environment.
  • Practice awareness of cultural, ethnic, gender and lifestyle differences.
  • Demonstrate proficiency of written and verbal communication skills necessary for the business environment.
  • Apply and use the necessary technology and decision support tools in order to succeed in the health care and business setting.
  • Demonstrate ethical, professional and legal standards of conduct appropriate in health care business.

Dual Degree Curriculum

Clarkson College has two dual degree options that will allow the associate’s degree obtained at Clarkson College to be used directly as electives in the bachelor’s degree program. The two options are:

  • Dual Degree: Associate of Science in Physical Therapist Assistant degree/Bachelor of Science in Health Care Business degree with a major in Management (131 total credit hours)
  • Dual Degree: Associate of Science in Health Information Technology degree/Bachelor of Science in Health Care Business degree with a major in Management (128 total credit hours)

Curriculum Requirements

In order to complete a Bachelor of Science in Health Care Business degree with a major in Management (Transfer Option) at Clarkson College, students must successfully complete a total of 128 semester hours. These hours must be distributed as follows:

  • General Education = 27 semester hours (which must include nine semester hours of the Clarkson College Health Care Core curriculum)
  • Previous Associate Degree Coursework = 38 semester hours
  • Support Courses = 6 semester hours
  • Business Major Courses = 48 semester hours
  • Health Care Business Elective Courses = 9 semester hours

Service Requirements

Service reflects a holistic view that focuses on how individuals provide high quality, ethical and compassionate service in the field of health care and the community at large. Students will become familiar with service agencies, connect learning with practice and engage in civic service activities to live and demonstrate the Clarkson College Values of Learning, Caring, Commitment, Integrity and Excellence.

All students are required to complete designated service courses as a component of their program of study. Successful completion of service experiences is required to pass the designated service courses. Designated service courses are identified using the following symbol: ◊

Required courses for Health Care Business with Major in Management Program (Transfer Option)

View course descriptions for Health Care Administration & Management Program or General Education

General Education Courses (27 semester hours) Semester Hours
EN 101 English Composition I 3
EN 102 English Composition II 3
◊ Intercultural Communication Health Care Core IC 200 Developing Cultural Competence OR  IC 250 Advancing Cultural Competence 3
Humanities Health Care Core HU 200 A Cultural History of the Healing Arts OR HU 205 The History of Science, Technology and Medicine OR HU 210 American Social Movements OR HU 215 Academic Travel Abroad Humanities 3
Ethics, Empathy, and Advocacy Health Care Core EA 200 Biomedical Ethics in Health Care OR EA 205 Death and Dying OR EA 210 American Poverty and Health Care OR EA 215 Abnormal Psychology 3
MA 120 College Algebra 3
PY 101 Introduction to Psychology 3
SO 101 Introduction to Sociology 3
ST 310 Statistics 3
    Total 27
Support Courses (6 semester hours) Semester Hours
BU 104 Basic Computer Applications 3
BU 205 Advanced Computer Applications 2
GEN 105 Medical Terminology 1
    Total 6
Business Major Courses (48 semester hours) Semester Hours
BU 121 Survey of Economics 3
BU 130 Principles of Financial Accounting 3
BU 199 Principles of Managerial Accounting 3
BU 210 Business Communications 3
BU 211 Business and Health Law 3
BU 240 Health Care Delivery Systems 3
BU 306 Principles of Management 3
BU 320 Human Resource Management 3
BU 326 Principles of Marketing 3
HM 342 Health Care Information Systems 3
BU 344 Business Finance 3
BU 371 Organizational Behavior 3
BU 411 Operations and Quality Management 3
BU 425 Project Management 3
BU 450 Strategic Management 3
BU 499  ◊ Capstone 3
    Total 48
Health Care Business Courses ( Choose 9 of the following 47 semester hours) Semester Hours
BU 310 Revenue Cycle Management 3
BU 335 Managing Health Care Departments 3
Bu 375 Concepts of Leadership 2
BU 420 Long-Term Care 3
BU 470 Issues and Policies in Public Health 3
BU 496  ◊ Internship 3
HM 180 Essentials of Pharmacology 2
HM 224 Anatomy and Physiology 4
HM 230 Coding I 3
HM 255 Legal and Ethical Aspects of Health Information 3
HM 260 Data Management and Analytics 3
HM 324 Disease Process 4
HM 331 Coding II 3
HM 444 Advanced Health Care Information Systems 4
HM 460 Advanced Data Management and Analytics 4
    Total 9

Total Semester Hours in Program 128

Sample curriculum plan for Health Care Business with Major in Management Program

Freshman Year

Fall Semester Semester Hours
BU 104 Basic Computer Applications 3
BU 130 Principles of Financial Accounting 3
EN 101 English Composition I 3
PY 101 Introduction to Psychology 3
    Total 12
  Spring Semester Semester Hours
BU 121 Survey of Economics 3
BU 199 Principles of Managerial Accounting 3
BU 210 Business Communications 3
HC Core Health Care Core:  ◊ Intercultural Communications IC , Humanities HU, Ethics, Empathy & Advocacy EA. View complete list of Health Care Core Courses. 3
    Total 12
Summer Semester Semester Hours
EN 102 English Composition II 3
GEN 105 Medical Terminology 1
SO 101 Introduction to Sociology 3
BU 205 Advanced Computer Applications 2
BU 306 Principles of Management 3
    Total 12

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Semester Hours
  HCB Elective 3
MA 120 College Algebra 3
HC Core Health Care Core:  ◊ Intercultural Communications IC , Humanities HU, Ethics, Empathy & Advocacy EA. View complete list of Health Care Core Courses. 3
BU 326 Principles of Marketing 3
BU 425 Project Management 3
    Total 15
Spring Semester Semester Hours
ST 310 Statistics 3
BU 211 Business and Health Law 3
BU 240 Health Care Delivery Systems 3
BU 320 Human Resource Management 3
HM 342 Health Care Information Systems 3
    Total 15
Summer Semester Semester Hours
  HCB Elective 3
HC Core Health Care Core:  ◊ Intercultural Communications IC , Humanities HU, Ethics, Empathy & Advocacy EA. View complete list of Health Care Core Courses. 3
BU 371 Organizational Behavior 3
BU 450 Strategic Management 3
    Total 12

Junior Year

Fall Semester Semester Hours
  HCB Elective 3
BU 344 Business Finance 3
BU 411 Operations and Quality Management 3
BU 499  ◊ Capstone 3
    Total 12

Grand Total Semester Hours 128