Healthcare Management Courses

Introduction to Business (BUSI 1301)

Introduction to the role of business in modern society. Includes overview of business operations, analysis of the specialized fields within the business organization, and development of a business vocabulary. (Fall, Spring, Summer)

Credit Hours: 3 credit hours.

Lecture/Lab/Clinical: Three hours of class each week.

Business Communications (BMGT 1305)

Basic theory and processes of communication skills necessary for the management of an organization's workforce. (Spring)

Credit Hours: 3 credit hours.

Lecture/Lab/Clinical: Three hours of class each week.

Leadership (BMGT 2309)

Concepts of leadership and its relationship to management. Prepares the student with leadership and communication skills needed to motivate and identify. (Fall, Spring, Summer)

Credit Hours: 3 credit hours.

Lecture/Lab/Clinical: Three hours of class each week.

Principles of Macroeconomics (ECON 2301)

This course is an introduction to the study of general economic principles. Such topics as economic systems, demand and supply, business organizations, gross national product, unemployment, inflation, fiscal policy, monetary policy, interest rates, and business cycles are discussed. Macroeconomics and current economic topics are emphasized.

Credit Hours: 3 credit hours.

Lecture/Lab/Clinical: Three hours of class each week.

Principles of Accounting I (ACCT 2301)

A study of accounting concepts and their application in transaction analysis and financial statement preparation and asset and equity accounting in proprietorships and corporations. Emphasis on accounting cycle for service and merchandising enterprises.

Credit Hours: 3 credit hours.

Lecture/Lab/Clinical: Three hours of class each week.

Principles of Marketing (MRKG 1311)

Introduction to the marketing mix functions and process. Includes identification of consumer and organizational needs and explanation of environmental issues. Identify the marketing mix components in relation to market segmentation (focus on healthcare); explain the environmental factors which influence consumer and organizational decision-making processes; and outline a marketing plan.

Credit Hours: 3 credit hours.

Lecture/Lab/Clinical: Three hours of lecture each week.

Business Law (BUSI 2301)

Principles of law which form the legal framework for business activity.

Credit Hours: 3 credit hours.

Lecture/Lab/Clinical: Three hours of class each week.

Personal Finance (BUSI 1307)

Personal and family accounts, budgets and budgetary control, bank accounts, charge accounts, borrowing, investing, insurance, standards of living, renting or home ownership, and wills and trust plans.

Credit Hours: 3 credit hours.

Lecture/Lab/Clinical: Three hours of class each week.

Cooperative Education I-Business Administration & Management (BMGT 2382)

Cooperative education offers the student an opportunity for practical work experience related to career goals. Each student is assigned a coordinator to work with, an employer to set up work-related experiences, and student objectives for personal development and career growth. The co-op coordinator will visit the work site to assist the student in reaching the objectives of the of the co-op course. Students will attend a total of 16 hours of seminar during the semester.

Credit Hours: 3 credit hours.

Lecture/Lab/Clinical: One hour lecture and fourteen hours of external learning experience each week.

Prerequisites:

Approval of co-op coordinator.

Clinical-Medical/Clinical Assistant (MDCA 1360)

This course is a health-related work-based learning, experience that enables the student to apply specialized theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional. Additional requirements include completion of an approved Health Care Provider CPR course, completion of immunizations, and other administrative requirements.

Credit Hours: 3 credit hours.

Lecture/Lab/Clinical: Nine hours of clinicals each week

Prerequisites:

MDCA 1317

Note:

Additional course fee(s) required.

Cooperative Education II – Accounting (ACNT 2380)

Will expand work completed in ACNT 1380 . Career related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization are offered through a cooperative agreement between the College, employer, and student. Under supervision of the College and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Directly related to a technical discipline, specific learning objectives guide the student through the paid work experience.

Credit Hours: 3 credit hours.

Lecture/Lab/Clinical: One hour lecture and twenty hours of external learning experience each week.

Prerequisites:

Enrollment in Accounting A.A.S. degree program. Completion of 22 credits in degree plan, ACNT 1380 and approval of accounting faculty.

Clinical-Medical/Clinical Assistant (MDCA 1362)

A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direcct supervision is provided by the clinical professional. (Spring)

Credit Hours: 3 credit hours.

Lecture/Lab/Clinical: Sixteen hours of lab each week.

Prerequisites:

Admission to the Medical Assistant Program, MDCA 1360, MDCA 1361 

Note:

Additional course fee(s) required.

Human Resources Management (HRPO 2301)

Behavioral and legal approached to the management of human resources in organizations.

Credit Hours: 3 credit hours.

Lecture/Lab/Clinical: Three hours of class each week.

Medical Law & Ethics (MDCA 1205)

This is a course of instruction in principles, procedures, and regulations involving legal and ethical relationships among physicians, patients, and medical assistants in ambulatory care settings.

Credit Hours: 2 credit hours.

Lecture/Lab/Clinical: Five hours of lecture each week.

Note:

Additional course fee(s) required.

Medical Insurance (MDCA 1343)

This course emphasizes medical office coding for payment and reimbursement by patient or third-party payers for ambulatory care settings. (Fall)

Credit Hours: 3 credit hours.

Lecture/Lab/Clinical: Two hours of lecture and four hours of lab each week

Prerequisites:

MDCA 1313, BCIS 1305 

Note:

Additional course fee(s) required.

Coding and Reimbursement Methodologies (HITT 2435)

This course consists of advanced coding techniques with emphasis on case studies, health records, and federal regulations regarding prospective payment systems and methods of reimbursement. (Summer)

Credit Hours: 4 credit hours.

Lecture/Lab/Clinical: Two hours of lecture and six hours of lab each week.

Prerequisites:

HITT 1301, HITT 1342 

Note:

Additional course fee(s) required.