Health Care Management, B.B.A.

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Major

The Core Curriculum is designed to foster critical thinking skills and introduce students to basic domains of thinking that transcend disciplines. The Core applies to all majors. Information on specific classes in the Core can be found at https://www.marshall.edu/gened/.

Core Curriculum
Core 1: Critical Thinking
FYS 100First Yr Sem Critical Thinking3
PSY 201 Bison image  Cap graduation image Introductory Psychology (CT)3
ACC 215 Bison image Accounting Principles (CT)3
Core 2
ENG 101 Bison image  Cap graduation image Beginning Composition3
ENG 201 Bison image  Cap graduation image Advanced Composition3
CMM 207 Bison image  Cap graduation image Bus & Prof Communication3
STA 150 Bison image Foundations of Statistics3
STA 150L Bison image Foundations of Statistics Lab1
Core II Natural/Physical Science4
Core II Humanities3
PSY 201 Bison image  Cap graduation image Introductory Psychology (CT)3
Core II Fine Arts3
Additional University Requirements
ENG 204Writing for the Workplace (Writing Intensive)3
MGT 460 Bison image Strategic Management (Writing Intensive)3
MC or I: Intl Business Elective3
MGT 455 Bison image Hlth Care Policy Seminar (Capstone)3
College-Specific
ENG 204Writing for the Workplace3
ACC 215 Bison image  Cap graduation image Accounting Principles (CT)3
ACC 216 Cap graduation image Principles of Accounting3
ECN 250 Cap graduation image Principles Microeconomics3
ECN 253Principles Macroeconomics3
FIN 323Principles of Finance3
LE 207Legal Environ of Business3
MIS 200Bus Computer Applications3
MIS 290 Cap graduation image Prin Management Info Systems3
MGT 218Business Quantitative Methods3
MGT 320 Cap graduation image Principles of Management3
MGT 460 Bison image Strategic Management3
MKT 340 Cap graduation image MKT Concepts and Applications3
Communication Studies Elective:
Select one of the following:3
Professional Presentations
Persuasive Communication
Group Communication
Superior-Subordinate Comm
Intercultural Communication
International Business Elective:
Select one of the following:3
Comparative Econ Systems
International Trade
Global Macroeconomic Analysis
Economic of Dev Countries
International Fin Management
International Management (cannot count as both the International Business Elective and a MGT elective)
International Marketing
Major-Specific
MGT 350Health Care Management3
MGT 354Health Care Delivery Systems3
MGT 355Health Care Prods & Services3
MGT 424Human Resource Management3
MGT 471Prac Health Care Mgt I4
LE 351 Cap graduation image Legal Aspts Hlth Care Org3
MGT 455 Bison image Hlth Care Policy Seminar3
MGT Elective3
Free Elective3
Free Elective3
Free Elective3
Free Elective3
Free Elective3
Free Elective3
Free Elective2

Major Information

  • The total number of free electives required depends on the number of hours completed in STA 150 Foundations of Statistics or STA 150B Foundations of Stats-Expanded and ENG 101 Beginning Composition or ENG 101P Beginning Composition Plus and the number of hours that can be double-counted toward multiple degree requirements.
  • MGT electives can be any 300 or 400 level MGT courses not already required (except MGT 490 Internship). MGT 445 may not count as both a MGT elective and the International Business elective.
  • The Health Care Practicum is completed during the summer of the senior year.
  • MGT 455 Hlth Care Policy Seminar is the capstone course for all Health Care Management majors. It can only be taken during the senior year after all prerequisites are met.
  • Multicultural or International additional university requirement met with International Business Elective.
  • Please check with advisor about course offerings. Not all classes will be offered every semester.

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Four Year Plan

The Department of Management and Health Care Administration offers a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree in Health Care Management. Graduates with the degree are prepared to provide health care organizations with the necessary skills to manage the complexities of delivering health care in the dynamic health care environment. In the program, you will learn financial and organizational skills, how to prepare budgets, and how to make effective decisions. Health care managers have a wide range of career options through which to apply their knowledge and provide needed services to the community.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
First SemesterCredit Hours
FYS 100 First Yr Sem Critical Thinking 3
ENG 101 Bison image  Cap graduation image Beginning Composition 3
STA 150 Bison image Foundations of Statistics 3
STA 150L Bison image Foundations of Statistics Lab 1
PSY 201 Bison image  Cap graduation image Introductory Psychology (CT) 3
MIS 200 Bus Computer Applications 3
UNI 100 Freshman First Class 1
 Credit Hours17
Second Semester
Free Elective 3
ECN 250 Cap graduation image Principles Microeconomics 3
CMM 207 Bison image  Cap graduation image Bus & Prof Communication 3
Core II Physical or Natural Science 4
Core II Fine Arts 3
 Credit Hours16
Second Year
First Semester
ACC 215 Bison image  Cap graduation image Accounting Principles (CT) 3
ECN 253 Principles Macroeconomics 3
ENG 201 Bison image  Cap graduation image Advanced Composition 3
LE 207 Legal Environ of Business 3
CMM Studies Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
ACC 216 Cap graduation image Principles of Accounting 3
MGT 218 Business Quantitative Methods 3
ENG 204 Writing for the Workplace 3
Free Elective 3
MGT 320 Cap graduation image Principles of Management 3
 Credit Hours15
Third Year
First Semester
FIN 323 Principles of Finance 3
MGT 350 Health Care Management 3
MKT 340 Cap graduation image MKT Concepts and Applications 3
MIS 290 Cap graduation image Prin Management Info Systems 3
Free Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
LE 351 Cap graduation image Legal Aspts Hlth Care Org 3
MGT 354 Health Care Delivery Systems 3
MGT 355 Health Care Prods & Services 3
Free Elective 3
 Credit Hours12
Fourth Year
Summer
MGT 471 Prac Health Care Mgt I 4
 Credit Hours4
First Semester
MGT 424 Human Resource Management 3
MGT 455 Bison image Hlth Care Policy Seminar 3
Core II Humanities 3
Free Elective 3
 Credit Hours12
Second Semester
MGT 460 Bison image Strategic Management 3
MGT Elective 3
International Business Elective 3
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 2
 Credit Hours14
 Total Credit Hours120