Rhode Island College

2016-2017 Catalog


Health Care Administration B.S.

Course Requirements

Courses

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ACCT 201Principles of Accounting I: Financial

3

Fall, Spring, Summer.
CIS 251Computers in Management

3

Fall, Spring, Summer.
ECON 214Principles of Microeconomics

3

Fall, Spring, Summer.
 

FIN 230Personal Finance

3

As needed.
-Or-

HCA 330Health Care Finance

3

Annually.
 

HCA 355Quality Management/Improvement in Health Care

3

Annually.
HCA 461Seminar in Strategic Health Care Management

3

As needed.
HCA 467Internship in Health Care Administration

3

Fall, Spring, Summer.
MGT 301Foundations of Management

3

Fall, Spring, Summer.
MGT 320Human Resource Management

3

Fall, Spring, Summer.
MGT 322Organizational Behavior

3

Fall, Spring, Summer.
MKT 301Introduction to Marketing

3

Fall, Spring, Summer.
NURS 201Introduction to Health Care Systems

3

Fall.
NURS 302Health Care Organizations

3

Spring.
NURS 303Health Policy and Contemporary Issues

3

Spring.
NURS 401Ethical and Legal Issues in Health Care Management

3

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

Fall, Spring, Summer.
-Or-

NURS 314Health and Aging

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
 

HCA 403Long-Term Care Administration

3

Annually.
HCA 404Long-Term Care Laws and Regulations

2

Annually.
SOC 217Aging and Society

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
SOC 320Law and the Elderly

3

Annually.

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

Human Resource Management
CourseTitleCreditsOffered
MGT 423Compensation and Benefits Administration

3

Fall.
MGT 424Employee Relations and Performance Appraisal

3

Spring.
MGT 425Recruitment and Selection

3

Fall.
MGT 428Human Resource Development

3

Spring.
Informatics
CourseTitleCreditsOffered
CIS 352Management Information Systems

3

Fall, Spring.
CIS 440Issues in Computer Security

3

As needed.
CIS 455Database Programming

3

Fall, Spring.
NURS 402Health Care Informatics

3

As needed.
Management Foundations
CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ACCT 202Principles of Accounting II: Managerial

3

Fall, Spring, Summer.
MGT 349Service Operations Management

3

Fall.
MKT 334Consumer Behavior

3

Fall, Spring.
POL 301Foundations of Public Administration

4

Fall.
Wellness
CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ANTH 309Medical Anthropology

4

Alternate years.
HPE 406Program Development in Health Promotion

3

Spring or as needed.
PSYC 424Health Psychology

4

Annually.
SOC 314The Sociology of Health and Illness

4

Annually.

Cognates

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
BIOL 103Human Biology

3

Fall, Spring, Summer.
-Or-

BIOL 108Basic Principles of Biology

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
 

COMM 330Interpersonal Communication

4

Fall.
ENGL 230Writing for Professional Settings

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
MATH 177Quantitative Business Analysis I

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
MATH 240Statistical Methods I

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
PSYC 221Research Methods I: Foundations

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.

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

Note: MATH 177, MATH 240: Fulfills the Mathematics category of General Education.

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

Total Credit Hours: 78-83