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Bachelor of Health Sciences Course Descriptions and Curriculum

Course descriptions

All course descriptions can be found in the School of Health Related Professions section of the current UMMC Bulletin. Click here to access the UMMC Bulletin.

Curriculum

Health Care Practitioners Track I

CourseSemester hours
HS 303Writing for Health Professionals3
HS 310Principles of Management in Health Care3
HS 311Introduction to Research3
HS 313Health Education in Health Care Systems3
HS 319Interdisciplinary Health Studies3
HS 330Introduction to Statistics3
HS 409Introduction to Policy, Advocacy and Ethics3
HS 420Leadership Development3
HS 427Finance and Reimbursement in Health Care3
HS 454Health Promotion and Implementation3
Total required hours30*

*Upon the successful completion of HS 454, students will be awarded an additional 30 semester hours of transfer elective credit based on required coursework completed in the associate degree program that enables them to sit for and earn their professional credential.

Health Care Operations Track I

CourseSemester Hours
HS 303Writing for Health Professionals3
HS 305Cultural Competency in Health Care3
HS 308Foundations of Disease and Health3
HS 310Principles of Management in Health Care3
HS 311Introduction to Research3
HS 313Health Education in Health Care Systems3
HS 319Interdisciplinary Health Studies3
HS 320The Role of Quality Improvement in Health Care3
HS 326Human Resources in Health Care3
HS 330Introduction to Statistics3
HS 401Introduction to Global Health3
HS 408Organizational Behavior in Health Care3
HS 409Introduction to Policy, Advocacy and Ethics3
HS 418Community Health3
HS 420Leadership Development3
HS 423Health Promotion3
HS 425Health Behaviors3
HS 427Finance and Reimbursement in Health Care3
HS 430Strategic Decision Making in Health Care3
HS 455 Capstone Seminar3
Total required hours60

Health Care Generalist Track III *

CourseSemester hours
HS 303Writing for Health Professionals3
HS 310Principles of Management in Health Care3
HS 311Introduction to Research3
HS 313Health Education in Health Care Systems3
HS 319Interdisciplinary Health Studies3
HS 330Introduction to Statistics3
HS 409Introduction to Policy, Advocacy and Ethics3
HS 420Leadership Development3
HS 427Finance and Reimbursement in Health Care3
HS 455Capstone Seminar3
Total required hours30*

*For students who meet the requirements of the Complete to Compete (C2C) initiative.

Plan of study

Students should consult with their academic advisor before course registration to determine the best plan of study.