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Undergraduate Admissions Information
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Madonna University
36600 Schoolcraft Road
Livonia, Michigan 48150-1176
(734) 432-5339 or (800) 852-4951, ext. 5339
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Email: admissions@madonna.edu

Long Term Care Adminstration Major: Assoc Sci | Long Term Care Adminstration Major - Support: Assoc Sci | Long Term Care Administration Major: Bach Sci | Long Term Care Administration - Care Management: Concen | Long Term Care Administration - Nursing Home Admin: Concen
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Long Term Care Adminstration Major: Assoc Sci    
   Major Courses (29 cr. to be chosen)    
      ACC 2000   Survey of Accounting 3 cr.  Survey for students in non-business majors and non-business minors. Introduction to both financial and managerial accounting concepts and topics: reading and interpreting a complete set of financial statements for an organization, the conceptual foundation and terminology of financial accounting, understanding the nature and role of an internal control system, and analyzing financial and non-financial data to assist managers in making operating decisions. 
      AGE 2300   Programs and Services for Older Adults 3 cr.  Focus on the continuum of care. Lectures by practitioners in gerontology on the range of programs, services, and resources available for older adults and family caregivers. 
      AGE 3150   How and Why the Body Ages 3 cr.  Study processes that affect normal aging of the human body, as well as age-related chronic diseases. Examination of strategies that contribute to health and vitality into later life. Focus on life choices through the life span to promote positive responses to physical aging. 
      AGE 3700   Legal Issues for Older Adults 3 cr.  An overview of legal issues typically encountered by people in their later years with emphasis on laws and policies affecting management of their care, substitute decision making, public benefits, and medical treatment issues. 
      AGE 4250   Public Policy and Resources in Aging 2 cr.  Examination of public policies, legislation, and resources related to older people. Focus on the role of gerontology professionals in policy decision-making and the role of ethics. Analysis of structure and functions of service delivery systems and organizations. 
      AGE 4760   Internship in Aging Studies 4 cr.  Professionally supervised practical experience (225 clock hours) in organizations that provide services and opportunities to benefit older adults. Must be taken concurrently with AGE 4770, Professional Development Seminar. 
      AGE 4770   Professional Development Seminar 2 cr.  Uses the internship experience to apply principles of professional values, ethics, communication, and relationships. Students learn concepts in conflict resolution, leadership, and capacity building. In addition they apply job search strategies and activities. Must be taken concurrently with AGE 4760, Internship in Aging Studies. 
      AGE 4850   Gerontology Management 3 cr.  Examination of gerontology management techniques. Focus on basic principles of management as they relate to senior living and human services. 
      AGE 4870   Nursing Home Administration I 3 cr.  An overview of health, administrative, and leadership concerns in a nursing home. Topics include: Federal and State regulations in relation to public policy and leadership, pharmacology, infection control, nursing, quality assurance, insurances, and accounting and budgeting. 
      AGE 4880   Nursing Home Administration II 3 cr.  An overview of health, administrative, and leadership concerns in a nursing home. Topics include: Federal and State regulations in relation to life safety code, social services and activity therapy, dietary services, physical plant, and occupational safety and health; normal aging; and the legal environment of a licensed nursing home. 
Long Term Care Adminstration Major - Support: Assoc Sci    
   Support Courses (9 cr. to be chosen)    
      AGE 1070   Introduction to the Aging Experience 3 cr.  Never before in human history have so many people lived into old age. This aging population impacts the aging individual, families, communities, and social policy. An overview of the field of aging, with attention to the cultural, social, psychological, and economic factors which influence the life of the older adult. 
      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. 
      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: WRT 1010 and WRT 1020. Recommended prerequisite: ACC 2010 or equivalent. 
Long Term Care Administration Major: Bach Sci    
   Major Courses (52 cr. to be chosen)    
      ACC 2000   Survey of Accounting 3 cr.  Survey for students in non-business majors and non-business minors. Introduction to both financial and managerial accounting concepts and topics: reading and interpreting a complete set of financial statements for an organization, the conceptual foundation and terminology of financial accounting, understanding the nature and role of an internal control system, and analyzing financial and non-financial data to assist managers in making operating decisions. 
      AGE 1070   Introduction to the Aging Experience 3 cr.  Never before in human history have so many people lived into old age. This aging population impacts the aging individual, families, communities, and social policy. An overview of the field of aging, with attention to the cultural, social, psychological, and economic factors which influence the life of the older adult. 
      AGE 2300   Programs and Services for Older Adults 3 cr.  Focus on the continuum of care. Lectures by practitioners in gerontology on the range of programs, services, and resources available for older adults and family caregivers. 
      AGE 3070   Psychology of Midlife and Aging (AGE*/PSY) 3 cr.  What does it really mean to be a grown up? Examine adult psychological development from midlife to later years, including behavior and coping strategies as well as the cognitive, personality, and intellectual changes that occur with aging. Prerequisite: PSY 1010. 
      AGE 3150   How and Why the Body Ages 3 cr.  Study processes that affect normal aging of the human body, as well as age-related chronic diseases. Examination of strategies that contribute to health and vitality into later life. Focus on life choices through the life span to promote positive responses to physical aging. 
      AGE 3700   Legal Issues for Older Adults 3 cr.  An overview of legal issues typically encountered by people in their later years with emphasis on laws and policies affecting management of their care, substitute decision making, public benefits, and medical treatment issues. 
      AGE 4150/4250 Option (2 cr. to be chosen)    
         AGE 4150   Societies and Aging 2 cr.  Globally, societies are facing rapidly aging populations. Examination of the social and cultural forces that impact the process of aging and the status and roles of older adults in world societies. The course analyzes: social factors, such as race, gender, and class, that influence aging; the integration of older adults into society; and the way in which population aging affects a society as a whole. 
         AGE 4250   Public Policy and Resources in Aging 2 cr.  Examination of public policies, legislation, and resources related to older people. Focus on the role of gerontology professionals in policy decision-making and the role of ethics. Analysis of structure and functions of service delivery systems and organizations. 
      AGE 4770   Professional Development Seminar 2 cr.  Uses the internship experience to apply principles of professional values, ethics, communication, and relationships. Students learn concepts in conflict resolution, leadership, and capacity building. In addition they apply job search strategies and activities. Must be taken concurrently with AGE 4760, Internship in Aging Studies. 
      AGE 4850   Gerontology Management 3 cr.  Examination of gerontology management techniques. Focus on basic principles of management as they relate to senior living and human services. 
      AGE 4950   Gerontology Senior Seminar 2 cr.  Methodological and philosophical foundations of gerontology. Students prepare and present an original research paper and formulate an individual approach to aging. To be taken during the senior year. 
      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. 
      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 3690   Entrepreneurship 3 cr.  A study of the entrepreneur and the entrepreneurial spirit in business and the financial, organizational, and personal influences which combine to create a flow of new ideas, new markets, new products, and new technology. Applications of business research techniques for assisting local business owners and operators in analyzing their operations and practices. Prerequisites: ACC 2010, MGT 2360, and MKT 2440. 
      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: WRT 1010 and WRT 1020. Recommended prerequisite: ACC 2010 or equivalent. 
      Concentration Option (10 cr. to be chosen)    
Long Term Care Administration - Care Management: Concen    
   Concentration Courses (10 cr. to be chosen)    
      AGE 3850   Documentation and Assessment 3 cr.  An overview of documentation and assessment in the field of human services with a strong emphasis on the practice of gerontology. Content includes the biopsychosocial assessment, behaviorally-specific care planning, care management, care path design, and other documentation required in settings that serve older adults. 
      AGE 3900   Care Management for Older Adults 3 cr.  The theory and practice of care management. Content includes the five core functions, development of comprehensive care plans, monitoring of the client's progress toward achieving intervention goals, and discussion of ethical practice standards. The role of diversity, client rights, and professional values in the practice of care management also addressed. 
      AGE 4760   Internship in Aging Studies 4 cr.  Professionally supervised practical experience (225 clock hours) in organizations that provide services and opportunities to benefit older adults. Must be taken concurrently with AGE 4770, Professional Development Seminar. 
Long Term Care Administration - Nursing Home Admin: Concen    
   Concentration Courses (10 cr. to be chosen)    
      AGE 4760   Internship in Aging Studies 4 cr.  Professionally supervised practical experience (225 clock hours) in organizations that provide services and opportunities to benefit older adults. Must be taken concurrently with AGE 4770, Professional Development Seminar. 
      AGE 4870   Nursing Home Administration I 3 cr.  An overview of health, administrative, and leadership concerns in a nursing home. Topics include: Federal and State regulations in relation to public policy and leadership, pharmacology, infection control, nursing, quality assurance, insurances, and accounting and budgeting. 
      AGE 4880   Nursing Home Administration II 3 cr.  An overview of health, administrative, and leadership concerns in a nursing home. Topics include: Federal and State regulations in relation to life safety code, social services and activity therapy, dietary services, physical plant, and occupational safety and health; normal aging; and the legal environment of a licensed nursing home. 
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