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The Graduate School Madonna University
36600 Schoolcraft Road
Livonia, Michigan 48150-1176
(734) 432-5667 or (800) 852-4951, ext. 5667
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Email: grad@madonna.edu

Health Care Management Major: Bach Sci
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Health Care Management Major: Bach Sci    
   Required Major Courses    
      HCM 3750   Saint Leo's Transfer Course - This is a survey course that examines health care administration from an operational perspective. It serves as a foundation for higher-level health care courses and includes, among other things, quality improvement, risk management, strategic planning and control, medical terminology, and medical ethics. 
      HCM 4250    
      HCM 4350   Saint Leo University Transfer Credit. The course is designed to identify key occupational health, safety, and workplace security theory and concepts. Legal and regulatory issues affecting health-related programs and policies and employers' liabilities. Current practices are reviewed. 
      HCM 4740    
      HCM 4930   Internship/Practicum in Health Care Management 3 cr.  On-the-job experience in the business side of a health care setting. (Students with appropriate work experience may request evaluation for prior learning credit.) To be taken in the last six semester hours of the program. 
      MGT 3100   Strategic Human Resources Planning 3 cr.  Analysis of personnel functions, job and manpower requirements, techniques for recruitment and hiring, job analysis techniques; compensation process; collective bargaining process. Prerequisite: MGT 2360. 
      MGT 3210   Operations Management 3 cr.  A study of the organizational operations responsible for products, services, tasks and processes. Manufacturing and service operations are studied as linked, cross-functional, integrated, aimed at customer requirements, and designed to minimize waste. Prerequisites: CIS 2380, MGT 2360, MTH 2350, and QS 3550. 
      MIS 3350   Health Care Informatics 2 cr. (Not To Exceed 3 cr.)  Introducing applications of informatics systems to health care practitioners. Health care informatics issues covering hardware, software, databases, communications applications, computer developments, and associated legal and ethical issues are explored. How health care providers can assess, develop, and use information systems to work more efficiently, allocate resources more effectively, and improve client care. Hands-on experiences with industry standard software are required of those registered for 3 cr. Prerequisites: for pre-nursing and nursing majors; CIS 2250 or 2380 or equivalent; for health care management majors, CIS 2380 or equivalent. No credit for majors in Management Information Systems. 
      MIS 3440   Information Security 3 cr.  The requirement of organization managers to safeguard both electronic and non-electronic information and data; an understanding of the threats to information security to which organizations are exposed; and effective strategies for minimizing their effects. Topics such as risk assessment and management, human factors, compliance with regulations, and ethical considerations are discussed. Case studies are emphasized. Prerequisites:CIS 2380. 
      QOM 4230   Quality & Process Improvement Techniques 3 cr.  Study of continuous process improvement, process management, and quality management systems. Includes case studies and group work which explore data analysis tools and methods, including SPC, flowcharting, and root-causes analysis. Students define, analyze, and evaluate a process in a workplace setting, preparing a final report outlining the process and recommending process improvement.Prerequisite:QS3550 
      Req Business Foundation   (21 cr. to be chosen)    
         ACC 2010   Principles of Accounting I 3 cr.  An introduction to the theory and concepts of financial accounting, including generally accepted accounting principles and issues as to classification, recognition, realization, measurement, and reporting. Emphasis on the accounting process, including preparation of basic financial statements and the accounting for and analysis of transactions affecting assets, selected liabilities, and equity. Prerequisites: MTH1050 or equivalent and CIS2380. 
         ACC 2020   Principles of Accounting II 3 cr.  Continued study of the theory and concepts of financial accounting. Emphasis on accounting for and the analysis of transactions affecting selected liabilities, special topics, and types of entities. An introduction to managerial-cost accounting principles and techniques of analysis, including budgeting, cash flows, product and standard costing, short-term operational decisions, financial ratio analysis, and capital budgeting. Prerequisite: ACC 2010. 
         BL  3330   Business Law I 3 cr.  Study of the law and the legal process as it relates to business and society. Emphasis on the law of contracts, sales under the U.C.C., negotiable instruments, secured transactions, and agency. Basic concepts of the law of crimes and torts, including products liabilities and performing legal research. Prerequisite: MGT 2360 or consent of instructor. 
         BUS 3950   Business & Society 3 cr.  A conceptual course which studies the historic and sociological relationship between business and society, the development of economic and management thought, and the social responsibility of business. Prerequisites: junior standing, MKT 2440 and MGT 2360. 
         HCM 4950    
         MKT 2440   Principles of Marketing 3 cr.  Study of marketing concepts, terminology, and applications, with special emphasis on the marketing mix relationships: e.g., product, price, promotion, and distribution. Introduction to the role and operation of marketing functions and their respective influence on the organization, both internally and externally. Prerequisites: ENG 1010 and 1020. Recommended prerequisite: ACC 2010 or equivalent. 
         QS  3550   Applied Business Statistics 3 cr.  Applied study of computerized statistical analyses as they relate to general business operations. Statistical procedures include descriptive statistics, t-test, ANOVA, two-way ANOVA, chi-square, simple correlation. Case study methodology is heavily employed. A computerized data analysis project which uses a minimum of two statistical tests is required. Prerequisites: CIS2380, MTH 2350,and junior standing. 
      Req Support Courses       (23 cr. to be chosen)    
         CIS 2380   Introduction to Computers 3 cr.  Study of the evolution of computers and the operating functions of the hardware, systems software, application software, data communications, and ethics of data storage and retrieval; exploration of the integration and application of information processing in the business environment and in the global society; hands-on experience with word processing, electronic spreadsheets, graphics, database management, and electronic mail. 
         ECN 2720   Principles of Microeconomics 3 cr.  Theories of production and cost, demand, supply, competition, consumer behavior, and distribution of income. Prerequisite: MTH 1050. 
         ECN 2730   Principles of Macroeconomics 3 cr.  Measurement and determination of economic activities and development, aggregate income, and employment. Emphasis on consumption, monetary policy, fiscal policy, taxes, government, investment, and expenditures. Prerequisites: ECN 2720 and MTH 1050. 
         MGT 2360   Principles of Management 3 cr.  An introduction to the nature and principles of management; history, theories, practices, problems, and techniques; characteristics and qualities of managers; contemporary trends in management thought and practice. 
         MGT 3020   Organizational Behavior 3 cr.  Analysis of group and individual behavior in the organization; analysis of social structures which affect management policies and procedures. Prerequisite: MGT 2360. 
         MTH 1050   Intermediate Algebra 4 cr.  Second course in algebra, designed to help students develop appropriate skills with algebraic concepts and processes needed for later courses. Emphasizes problem solving, multiple representations of functions, and the use of a graphing calculator. Topics include linear, quadratic, rational, and logarithmic functions. Prerequisite: two years of high school algebra, MTH 1040, or placement test. Does not apply toward mathematics major or minor. 
         MTH 2350   Probability & Statistics 4 cr.  Topics include data collection and graphic presentation; measures of central tendency; measures of dispersion; normal distribution; regression and correlation; sampling methods; design of experiments; probability and simulation; sampling distributions; statistical inference including confidence intervals and hypothesis testing for one-sample and two-sample problems. Prerequisite: two years of high school algebra within the last three years, or placement test, or MTH 1040. 
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