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LCIE Catalog 2014-2015


Health Management B.S.

The LCIE bachelor of science in health management degree prepares students for management positions in a variety of healthcare environments, including but not limited to, hospitals, ambulatory care, long-term care, health promotion/wellness, or community care organizations. The program is based upon curriculum content recommended by the Accrediting Commission on Education for Health Services Administration. The intent of the program is to expand upon existing skills and to give the student a strong liberal arts and professional health and business background. Students majoring in health management will complete the LCIE general education requirements, 54-semester hours of core requirements (listed below), and a capstone course. The health management major also requires either the completion of the mathematics cluster or appropriate transfer credit for the general education mathematics requirement. Transfer credit must include statistics. Either college algebra or an approved quantitative methods for business course will complete the general education mathematics requirement. A total of 128 credit hours are required to graduate.

Core Curriculum

Accounting Cluster

IBA 21010Principles of Financial Accounting

3

IBA 21011Principles of Managerial Accounting

3

IBA 32000Principles of Finance

3

Prerequisites: IMH 13200, IMH 14200, IMH 22000

Management Information Systems Cluster

IBA 24000Introduction to Information Systems

3

IBA 33400Introduction to Operations Management

3

IBA 36500Microcomputer Applications in Business

3

Foundation of Management Cluster

IHM 30100Ethical Issues in Healthcare Management

3

IHM 30200Healthcare Management

3

IHM 35100Healthcare Marketing

3

Health Law Cluster

IHM 33300Legal Issues in Healthcare

3

IHM 33400Government Organization & the Healthcare Industry

3

IHM 33500Cases in Healthcare Administration

3

Health Policy Cluster

IHM 46000Healthcare Delivery in the USA

3

IHM 46100Healthcare Policy and Research

3

IHM 46200Global Healthcare Reform

3

Healthcare Finance Cluster

IHM 47600Essentials of Healthcare Finance

3

IHM 47700Healthcare Finance

3

IHM 47800Economics of Health and Medical Care

3

Prerequisites: IMH 13200, IMH 14200, IMH 22000

Students must also complete:

IHM 48900Health Management Capstone

3

Elective course in Health Management:

IHM 40100Introduction to Public Health

3