B104: Bachelor of Applied Science in Business and Organizational Managementâ€” Health Care Management Specialization
The Bachelor of Applied Science in Business and Organizational Management is designed to prepare students to become effective leaders in organizations and society. Specializations in Agribusiness Management, Health Care Management, Management Information Systems, and Public Safety Administration will prepare graduates for administrative or managerial positions in agriculture, business, information technology, health services, government, criminal justice, fire services and other related or managerial careers.
Requirements for admission into the B.A.S. in Business and Organizational Management degree program are:
- Completion of an application to the baccalaureate program indicating business management or a specialization
- completion of an associate degree
- submission of official transcripts indicating all collegelevel and high school coursework taken and degrees earned.
Students accepted for these programs must have completed either an Associate in Arts degree or an associate in science degree in a program related to a specialization with a minimum 2.0 GPA. A minimum of 60 credits from the student's associate degree will count toward completion of the baccalaureate program.
Depending on the associate degree the student possesses, additional general education or technical specialization courses will be required before taking most upper-division coursework. Students should work closely with their advisor to ensure that all program requirements are met.
Associate degree core credit requirements (36 credits):
- ENC 1101 (3); MAC 1105 or higher (3); Humanities (3); Social Science (3); Biological or Physical Science (3) for a total of 15 credit hours.
- General Education electives for a total of 21 credit hours.
Anyone holding an Associate in Arts degree from an accredited institution fulfills the general education requirements.
A B.A.S. degree requires completion of two years of the same foreign language at the high school level or two courses (8 credits) in the same language at the college level with grades of C or better.
The B.A.S. Health Care Management specialization ensures seamless transfer of credits earned in an associate degree program in a health care field such as nursing, emergency medical services, radiography, physical therapist assistant, and other health-related programs of study. These students will need to complete the general education requirements.
B.A.S. core requirements are MAN 3303 Management and Leadership (3); COM 3120 Organizational Communications (3); ACG 3024 Accounting for Non-Financial Majors (3); BUL 3130 Legal and Ethical Environment of Business (3); MAN 4940 Internship in Business and Organizational Management (3).
Courses for the Health Care Management specialization are: HSA 3113 Survey of American Health Care Systems (3); HSC 3652 Health Care Ethics (3); HSA 4421 Policy and Legal Aspects of Health Care (3); HSC 4110 Management Foundations of Health Care Research (3); HSA 3170 Health Care Financial Management (3); HSA 3340 Human Resource Management for Health Care (3); HSA 4922 Capstone in Health Care Management (6).
For more information about the B.A.S. Health Care Management specialization, call call Bonnie Hays at 352-854-2322, ext. 1855.
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