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Course Schedule


Required Colonnade Coursework plus BIOL 131 (Anatomy & Physiology), Microeconomics (ECON 202), Introductory Statistics (MATH 183), Medical Terminology (AH 290), ACC 200 (Financial Accounting). The students in the cohorts will progress through the curriculum as a group.

HCA Course Plan (tentative)

Year 1: Semester (fall) (15 Hours)

  • HCA 120 (3 Hours): Healthy Literacy for Consumers.
  • HCA 340 (3 hours): Health Care Organization Management
  • HCA 342 (3 hours): Human Resource Management for Healthcare Managers
  • HCA 345 (3 hours): Long Term Care Administration
  • HCA 353 (3 hours): Quality and Patient Safety in Long-Term Care

Year 1: Semester (winter) (0 hours)

  • Open if students still need to fill requirements

Year 1: Semester (spring) (13 Hours)

  • HCA 344 (3 hours): Health Systems Management
  • HCA 355 (3 hours): Nursing Facility Administration
  • HCA 383 (1 hour): Healthcare Biostatistics Lab
  • HCA 441 (3 hours): Legal Aspects in Healthcare
  • HCA 445 (3 hours): Health Care Finance 

Year 1: Semester (summer) (9 hours)

  • PH 443 (3 hours): Health and Aging
  • HCA 401 (3 hours): Fundamentals of Health Care Financial Management

Year 2: Semester (fall) (13 hours)

  • HCA 247 (3 hours): Contemporary Healthcare Issues
  • HCA 440 (3 hours): Health Economics
  • HCA 442 (3 Hours): Principles and Methodology in Health Planning
  • HCA 446 (3 hours): Health Care Informatics
  • HCA 447 (1 hour): Information Systems Lab

Year 2: Semester (winter) (0 hours)

  • Open if students still need to fill requirements

Year 2 Semester (spring) (12 hours)

  • HCA 347 (3 hours): International Comparisons of Health Care Systems
  • HCA 445 (3 hours): Health Care Finance
  • HCA 448 (3 hours): Health Care Analysis and Policy
  • HCA 449 (3 hours): Internship in Health Care Administration 

Please note that the course sequence may be subject to change



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 Last Modified 4/30/18