Rhode Island College

2013-2014 Catalog


Health Care Administration B.S.

Course Requirements

Courses

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ACCT 201Principles of Accounting I: Financial

3

Offered fall, spring, summer.
CIS 251Computers in Management

3

Offered fall, spring, summer.
ECON 214Principles of Microeconomics

3

Offered fall, spring, summer.
 

FIN 230Personal Finance

3

Offered as needed.
Or

FIN 301Managerial Finance and Control

4

Offered fall, spring, summer
 

HCA 461Seminar in Strategic Health Care Management

3

Offered as needed.
HCA 467Internship in Health Care Administration

3

Offered fall, spring, summer.
MGT 301Foundations of Management

3

Offered fall, spring, summer.
MGT 320Human Resource Management

3

Offered fall and spring.
MGT 322Organizational Behavior

3

Offered fall and spring.
MGT 355Quality Assurance

3

Offered spring.
MKT 301Introduction to Marketing

3

Offered fall, spring, summer.
NURS 201Introduction to Health Care Systems

3

Offered fall.
NURS 302Health Care Organizations

3

Offered spring.
NURS 303Health Policy and Contemporary Issues

3

Offered spring.
NURS 401Ethical and Legal Issues in Health Care Management

3

Offered spring.

THREE COURSES from

(It is recommended that the three courses be taken from the same category, but courses may be selected from multiple categories)

Gerontology
CourseTitleCreditsOffered
GRTL 314Health and Aging

4

Offered fall and spring.
Or

NURS 314Health and Aging

4

Offered fall and spring.
 

SOC 217Aging and Society

4

Offered fall, spring, summer.
SOC 320Law and the Elderly

3

Offered spring.

SOC 217: Fulfills the Social and Behavioral Sciences category of General Education.

Human Resource Management
CourseTitleCreditsOffered
MGT 423Compensation and Benefits Administration

3

Offered fall.
MGT 424Employee Relations and Performance Appraisal

3

Offered spring.
MGT 425Recruitment and Selection

3

Offered fall.
MGT 428Human Resource Development

3

Offered spring.
Informatics
CourseTitleCreditsOffered
CIS 352Management Information Systems

3

Offered fall and spring.
CIS 440Issues in Computer Security

3

Offered as needed.
CIS 455Database Programming

3

Offered fall and spring.
NURS 402Health Care Informatics

3

Offered spring.
Management Foundations
CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ACCT 202Principles of Accounting II: Managerial

3

Offered fall, spring, summer.
MGT 349Service Operations Management

3

Offered fall.
MKT 334Consumer Behavior

3

Offered fall and spring.
POL 301Foundations of Public Administration

4

Offered fall.
Wellness
CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ANTH 309Medical Anthropology

4

Offered alternate years.
HED 406Program Development in Health Promotion

3

Offered spring or as needed.
PSYC 424Health Psychology

4

Offered annually.
SOC 314The Sociology of Health and Illness

3

Offered summer.

Cognates

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
BIOL 103Human Biology

3

Offered fall, spring, summer.
Or

BIOL 108Basic Principles of Biology

4

Offered fall, spring, summer.
 

COMM 358Interpersonal Communication

3

Offered fall.
ENGL 230Writing for Professional Settings

4

Offered fall, spring, summer.
MATH 181Applied Basic Mathematics

3

Offered fall, spring, summer.
MATH 240Statistical Methods I

4

Offered fall, spring, summer.
PSYC 221Research Methods I: Foundations

4

Offered fall, spring, summer.

BIOL 108: Fulfills the Natural Science category of General Education.

MATH 181, MATH 240: Fulfills the Mathematics category of General Education.

Note: Up to 11 credit hours may simultaneously fulfill General Education requirements.

Total Credit Hours: 79-83