Feb 02, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin

FYG - Health Care Management, BS


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Program Code: 845A Department Chair: Dr. Margaret Barth
CIP Code: 51.0701 828-262-2661   barthmm@appstate.edu
Non-Teaching Program Director: Dr. Trent Spaulding
  828-262-8993   spauldingtj@appstate.edu

Semester One [15 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
UCO 1200 - First Year Seminar (3)       First Year Seminar
Gen Ed Science Inquiry (4)     Begins Gen Ed Science Inquiry
Gen Ed Wellness Literacy (2)      
Gen Ed (3)     Liberal Studies
Gen Ed (3)     Integrative Learning

 

Semester Two [13 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade  Major GPA Important Notes
MAT 1035 - Business Mathematics With Calculus (3)     Yes Begins Gen Ed Quantitative Literacy
RC 1000 - Expository Writing (3)       First Year Writing
Gen Ed Science Inquiry (4)     Completes Gen Ed Science Inquiry
Gen Ed (3)     Integrative Learning

 

Semester Three [15 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
ACC 2100 - Principles of Accounting I (3)   C- Yes  
ECO 2030 - Principles of Microeconomics (3) [GenEd: SS]   C- Yes  
HCM 2110 - Introduction to Health System Organization (3)     Yes  
RC 2001 - Introduction to Writing Across the Curriculum (3)       Sophomore Writing
Gen Ed (3)     Liberal Studies

 

Semester Four [15 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
ACC 2110 - Principles of Accounting II (3)     Yes  
ECO 2100 - Business and Economic Statistics I (3)     Yes Completes Gen Ed Quantitative Literacy
HCM 2130 - Managing Health Care Organizations (3)     Yes  
Gen Ed (3)     Completes Gen Ed Integrative Learning
Gen Ed (3)     Completes Gen Ed Liberal Studies

 

Semester Five [15 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
HCM 3580 - Health Services Research Methods (3)     Yes  
HCM 3680 - Human Resource Management in Health Service Organizations (3)     Yes  
HCM 3700 - Health Information Systems (3)     Yes  
MKT 3050 - Principles of Marketing (3)     Yes  
Free Elective (3)      

 

Semester Six [14 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
ENG 3100 - Business Writing (3) [WID]  or CTE 3340 - Business Communications (3) [WID]     Yes Writing in the Discipline
HCM 3590 - Quality Management and Process Improvement in Health Care (3)     Yes  
HCM 3610 - Health Care Economics (3)  or ECO 3610 - Economics of Health Care (3)     Yes  
HCM 3800 - Professional Development (1)     Yes  
HCM 4710 - Health Informatics (3)     Yes  
NUT 4552 - Medical Terminology/Records (1)     Yes  

 

Summer [6 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
HCM 3900 - Internship (1-6)   S Yes Internship is usually 6 credit hours

 

Semester Seven [15 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
HCM 3570 - Principles of Financial Management for Health Care (3)     Yes  
HCM 3630 - Health Services Organization Behavior and Design (3)     Yes  
HCM 4630 - Principles of Leadership for Health Service Organizations (3)     Yes  
HCM 4930 - Ethics in Health Care (3)     Yes  
Free Elective (3)      

 

Semester Eight [12 Hours]


Course Subject, Title and Credit Hours Min Grade Major GPA Important Notes
HCM 4570 - Health Services Financial Management (3)     Yes  
HCM 4910 - Health Law and Policy (3)     Yes  
HCM 4950 - Seminar in Health Care Management (3) [CAP]     Yes Capstone
Free Elective (3)      

 

General Requirements Summary


Minimum Total Hours Gen Ed Hours Writing Minimum Major GPA Minimum Overall GPA
120 44 RC 1000 and RC 2001 2.0 2.0

 

General Education Program Model [44 Hours]


Program Categories Hours Important Notes- Be sure to check for Gen Ed courses required in your major
First Year Seminar 3 Can be taken first or second semester of freshman year
First Year Writing 3 Can be taken first or second semester of freshman year
Wellness Literacy 2  
Quantitative Literacy 4  
Sophomore Writing 3  
Integrative Learning Experience 9 Must choose a minimum of two disciplines
Liberal Studies Experience 12 Must choose a minimum of three disciplines
Science Inquiry  
You must also meet the Fine Arts, Literary Studies, Historical Studies, and the Social Science Designations. Those may be met within the Integrative Learning Experience and the Liberal Studies Experience.

Additional Notes


  • HCM GPA requirements: 2.0 cumulative GPA required for declaration, and 2.0 cumulative and major GPA required for graduation. There are no GPA retention requirements.
  • 18 s.h. in major and 9 s.h. in minor must be at ASU.
  • 50 s.h. must be earned from a Senior Institution and 25% of the degree hours must be in residency at ASU
  • As stated in the catalog, the final responsibility for meeting graduation requirements remains with the student.

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