Health Administration and Policy

Specific Requirements for Admission to the Health Administration and Policy Major

  • Successful completion of HAP 200 Introduction To Healthcare Administration with a grade of "C" or higher and cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.  

B.S., Major in Health Administration and Policy Requirements: 46 credits

Health Issues Core Requirements
HAP 200Introduction To Healthcare Administration3
ANT 111Introduction to Anthropology: Human and Cultural Diversity3
or ANT 113 Introduction to Anthropology: Social and Cultural Determinants of Health
or SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology: Self and Society
HAP 310Health Finance and Budgeting3
HAP/PLS 334Public Policy And Health Care3
HAP 515Law and Health Systems3
Management Core Requirements
ACC 201Introduction to Financial Accounting3
HAP/PLS 331Public and Non-Profit Administration3
MGT 271Organizational Behavior3
Qualitative and Quantitative Methods Requirement4
HAP/SOC/ANT 314Statistics for the Social Sciences4
or HAP 491 Applied Research: Assessment and Evaluation
or PLS 310 Political Science Research Methods 2
Ethics Requirement
HAP/JPS 416Healthcare Ethics: Public Health, Administration, and Clinical Care3
or HAP 404 Bioethics and Society
or PHL 425 Sciences, Ethics & Society
or HAP 457 Biomedical Ethics: Philosophical and Theological Approaches
Internship Requirement3
Internship In Health Administration And Policy
HAP Electives: Select two courses from the following list: 6
Medical Anthropology
Management Information Systems
Leadership: Theories, Styles, And Skills
Family Communication About Health and Well-Being
Health Economics
Dominican Republic in Context
Global Health: A Biosocial and Justice-Oriented Approach
The Essentials of Public Health
Essentials of Epidemiology
Cultural Epidemiology: Global Perspectives
Health Communication
Healthcare, Society and Culture
Health, Disease, and Suffering in the Past and Present
Communicating Health Narratives
Statistical Methods for Public Administration and Policy Analysis
Personnel/Human Resources Management
Recruitment and Selection
Training and Development
Principles of Marketing
Making Maps that Matter: Introduction to GIS
Trauma Care for the Whole Person
HAP Topical Seminars: Select two courses from the following list: 6
Seminar In Health Administration (May take twice if topics are different)
Seminar in Healthcare Administration: Healthcare Planning and Marketing
Information Systems in Healthcare Management
Service Excellence and Human Resources in Healthcare
Careers in Health Administration
Seminar in Healthcare Management
Public Policy Analysis