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hcc catalogue '11-'12




Health Sciences - Programs of Study

Health Care Management
A.A. Degree (Transfer)
An Arts and Sciences Area of Study
Application Code 167
For curriculum information, contact the Health Sciences Division–
Room HS-236–443-518-1560.



The Health Care Management area of study is designed for students who are interested in health and health care in America. Students in this area of study realize that public health and health care are major public concerns and plan to seek employment in one of a variety of health-related management, administrative, supportive, planning, and policy positions. The Health Care Management area of study is designed to provide students with a basic understanding of both the business and health fields. Students will achieve a comprehensive understanding of health care issues and the health care system that underpin various educational and career goals. The area of study offers the first two years of an undergraduate major developed for students with an interest in non-clinical or non-technical health and health care careers. Upon completion of the associate of arts degree in Health Care Management, students will be prepared to transfer to a four-year institution which offers a baccalaureate in health care manage­ment, administration, and/or policy.



GENERAL EDUCATION CORECredits
Students enrolled in transfer patterns must take a
minimum of 30 credits in General Education. Each student’s
total of general education and required courses must equal
at least 60 semester hours of credit.
CompositionENGL-121 College Composition3
Humanities, Arts &
 Literature1Humanities Core Course (see p. 62)

Arts Core Course (see p. 62)

Literature Core Course (see p. 61)9-11
Social Sciences2Social and Behavioral Sciences Core

Course (see p. 63)3

PSYC-101 General Psychology1-3
ScienceBIOL-101 General Biology I4

Science Core Course (see p. 64; must

include lab)4
MathematicsMATH-138 Statistics4
InterdisciplinaryHEED-101 Health and the World of Risk1



REQUIRED COURSES RELATED TO MAJOR
ACCT-111Principles of Accounting I3
ACCT-112Principles of Accounting II3
BMGT-145Principles of Management3
BMGT-151Business Law I3
CMSY-110Software Applications for Micros3
CMSY-120Introduction to Computer Systems3
ECON-101Principles of Economics (Macro)3
ECON-102Principles of Economics (Micro)3
HEED-125Ethics in Professional Practice3
HEED-216Health Care in the U.S.3


61-63






1 One Humanities Core Course (3 credits), plus one Arts Core Course (3 credits), plus one Literature Core Course (3 credits) satisfies the Humanities, Arts and Literature Core requirement, OR a World Language Sequence (8 credits), plus another Humanities, Arts, and Literature Core (3 credits) in a second discipline other than a world language satisfies the Humanities, Arts and Literature Core requirement.
2 One History Core Course is required and may be taken as either a Social and Behavioral Sciences Core or a Humanities Core. No more than 6 credits may be taken in History to meet Humanities Core and Social and Behavioral Sciences Core requirements.






hcc catalogue '11-'12


Accounting - ACCT
Aging Services - AGNG
American Sign Language - AMSL
Anthropology - ANTH
Arabic - ARAB 
Art - ARTT 
Astronomy - ASTR
Bioinformatics - BFMT 
Biology - BIOL 
Biomechanical Engineering - BMET
Business - BMGT 
Cardiovascular Technology - CARD
Chemistry - CHEM 
Chinese - CHNS 
Cisco - CSCO 
Computer-Aided Design - CADD
Computer Forensics - CFOR 
Computer Systems - CMSY 
Conflict Resolution - CRES
Construction Management - CNST 
Cooperative Education - COOP
Criminal Justice - CRIM 
Culinary Management - CMGT 
Dance - DANC
Dental Hygiene - DHYG 
Diagnostic Medical
Sonography - DMSU

Economics - ECON 
Education - EDUC 
Electronics - ELEC 
Emergency Medical Technician/
Paramedic - EMSP
 
Engineering -ENES 
English- ENGL 
Entrepreneurship - ENTR 
Environmental Science - ENST
Exercise Science - EXSC 
Farsi - FARS
Film - FILM 
Financial PLanning- FNPL 
Fine Arts - FINE 
French - FREN 
Geography - GEOG 
Geology - GEOL 
German - GERM 
Greek - GREK 
Health Care - HEAL 
Health Education - HEED 
Hebrew - HBRW
Hindi - HNDI
History - HIST 
Horticulture - HORT 
Hospitality Management - HMGT
Human Development - HMDV 
Human Services - HUMS 
Humanities - HUMN
Interior Design - INDS
Italian - ITAL 
Japanese - JPNS
Korean - KORE 
Life Fitness - LFIT 
Mathematics - MATH 
Medical Laboratory
Technician - MLTS

Meteorology - METO 
Microsoft - MSFT 
Music - MUSC 
Nursing - NURS 
Nutrition - NUTR
Office Technology - OFFI 
Philosophy - PHIL 
Photonics - PHOT
Physical Therapist
Assistant - PTAP
 
Physics - PHYS 
Political Science - POLI 
Portuguese - PORT
Psychology - PSYC 
Public Health - PUBH
Radiologic Technology - RADT
Retailing - RETL 
Russian - RUSS 
Social Work - SOWK
Sociology - SOCI 
Spanish - SPAN 
Speech - SPCH 
Telecommunications - TELE
Television and Radio - TVRD
Theatre - THET 
Turkish - TURK
Wireless Communications - WCOM
Women's Studies - WMST