General Education Courses
As a bachelor’s level student, you are required to take about 30 credits of general education courses as part of the 120 credits required for a bachelor’s degree. General education courses are required regardless of your major.
All students take 10.5 to 17 credits in these areas:
- Mathematical Reasoning
- Argumentative and Research Writing
- Introduction to Christian Theology
- Interpersonal Communication
- Introduction to Ethical Reasoning
Healthcare administration majors will take courses covering topics such as:
- Healthcare Information Systems
- Leadership in Ethical Organizations
- Healthcare Law
- Medical Terminology
- Financial and Economic Aspects of Healthcare
- Students will possess an integrated knowledge of business functions and systems.
- Students will possess effective written communications skills.
- Students will possess effective oral communications skills.
- Students will know how to effectively apply critical thinking skills to business problems.
- Students will possess an integrated knowledge of Health Care functions and systems.
Our BS in Healthcare Administration program empowers students to enter their desired field immediately and positively contribute to the industry as it continues to evolve.
Our BS in HCA program adheres to the following principles of business education promoted:
Outcomes Assessment – The academic business unit has developed and fully implemented an outcomes assessment process consistent with their mission and broad-based goals.
Strategic Planning – The academic business unit has developed and implemented a strategic planning process that enables continuous improvement and guides it into the future consistent with its mission.
Curriculum – Programs offered are consistent with current, acceptable business practices and the expectations of professionals in the academic and business communities.
Faculty – Appropriate program coverage is provided by highly-qualified faculty with adequate time to devote to teaching, service, and scholarly activity.
Scholarly and Professional Activities – Faculty members are involved in scholarly and professional activities that enhance the depth and scope of their knowledge.
Resources – Financial resources available are sufficient to support a high-quality learning environment.
Internal and External Relationships – The academic business unit has effective working relationships with other functional units within the institution, meaningful linkages to business practitioners and organizations, effective relationships with external organizations, and is accountable to the public.
International Business Education – The academic business unit ensures that students possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities to effectively understand and deal with critical issues in a dynamic global business environment.
Educational Innovation – The academic business unit maintains an environment that encourages and recognizes innovation and creativity in the education of business students.
Professional Conduct (Standard for Students)
Faculty and staff in the School of Business expect the highest standards of honest, ethical professional conduct from each of our students. Primary components of professional behavior expected include:
- Respect for others
- Full engagement
- Responsibility and integrity, and
- Commitment to quality