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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.

Plan of study

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

Curriculum

Health Care Practitioners Track I

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

*Upon the successful completion of BHSA 455, 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 II

CourseSemester Hours
BHSA 300Survey of Health Care Delivery 3
BHSA 303Writing for Health Professionals3
BHSA 305Cultural Competency in Health Care3
BHSA 308Foundations of Disease and Health3
BHSA 310Principles of Management in Health Care3
BHSA 311Introduction to Research3
BHSA 313Health Education in Health Care Systems3
BHSA 319Interdisciplinary Health Studies3
BHSA 320The Role of Quality Improvement in Health Care3
BHSA 326Human Resources in Health Care3
BHSA 330Introduction to Statistics3
BHSA 401Introduction to Global Health3
BHSA 408Organizational Behavior in Health Care3
BHSA 409Introduction to Policy, Advocacy and Ethics3
BHSA 420Leadership Development3
BHSA 423Health Promotion3
BHSA 425Health Behaviors3
BHSA 427Finance and Reimbursement in Health Care3
BHSA 430Strategic Decision Making in Health Care3
BHSA 455 Capstone Seminar3
Total required hours60

Health Care Generalist Track III *

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

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