Lower Division Requirements

 

The analysis of the Greek and Latin components of medical and biological terms with the objective of developing skills in word recognition and word building. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
BIO173-A
Panaro, Marilyn A.
01/08/2024 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS 123
BIO173-A
Panaro, Marilyn A.
09/03/2024 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Park Building 124
BIO173-A
Panaro, Marilyn A.
01/13/2025 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Park Building 123

This course studies economic behavior at the individual level. Topics include decision-making processes of households and firms, supply and demand, elasticity, and marginal analysis. Market structure and public policy are examined to evaluate their impact on economic welfare and the allocation of scarce resources. (3 units; Fall, Spring, & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
BUS217-B
Wendee, Paul Michael
03/04/2024 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM BUS 123
BUS217-A
Aboelsad, Riham
01/08/2024 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM BUS 124
BUS217-B
Wendee, Paul Michael
09/03/2024 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Park Building 203
BUS217-A
Aboelsad, Riham
09/03/2024 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Park Building 123
BUS217-B
Wendee, Paul Michael
01/13/2025 TTh 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM Park Building 125
BUS217-A
Aboelsad, Riham
01/13/2025 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Park Building 125

This course offers a common sense approach to economics, covering basic economic laws and how they apply to our world and everyday life. The course focuses on the overall economy and economic theories that offer explanations for its fluctuations and changes. Also, the course is designed to give the student a sufficient grounding in the terminology, basic concepts, and issues of economics to stimulate interest in further study and provide background in business. (3 units; Fall, Spring, & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
BUS218-A
Aboelsad, Riham
01/08/2024 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Yeager Center A111
BUS218-B
Wendee, Paul Michael
01/08/2024 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center A112
BUS218-A
Aboelsad, Riham
09/03/2024 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Park Building 203
BUS218-B
Wendee, Paul Michael
09/03/2024 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Park Building 202
BUS218-B
Wendee, Paul Michael
01/13/2025 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Park Building 125
BUS218-A
Aboelsad, Riham
01/13/2025 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Park Building 125

This course is designed to introduce students to the basic skills necessary for academic success in the health science majors, to review the numerous career options in the health, exercise, and allied health professions, and to explore the student's calling and vocation. (1 unit; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
HSC100-A
Fahnestock, Lindsay Ann
01/08/2024 M 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Health Science Campus A007
HSC100-A
Fahnestock, Lindsay Ann
09/03/2024 M 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Health Science Campus A007
HSC100-A
Fahnestock, Lindsay Ann
01/13/2025 M 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Health Science Campus A007

The course is designed to provide the students with a basic foundation in the ways in which health care is delivered to patients in the United States. The course will explore the matrix of insurance companies, financing, patient rights, and physician liabilities as it creates a contemporary illustration of how environmental factors influence and shape our current system. The primary foci will be the delivery, financing, and regulation of healthcare in the US. (3 units; As offered & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
HSC104-B
Sturz, Dominick L.
01/08/2024 MW 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Health Science Campus ONLN
HSC104-A
Kim, Sangmin
01/08/2024 Th 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Health Science Campus ONLN
HSC104-A
Kim, Sangmin
09/03/2024 Th 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Health Science Campus ONLN
HSC104-B
Sturz, Dominick L.
01/13/2025 MW 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Health Science Campus ONLN
HSC104-A
Kim, Sangmin
01/13/2025 Th 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Health Science Campus ONLN

Mathematical theory and applications, development of formulae, principles of statistical decision theory, descriptive measurements, probability concepts, random variables, normal distribution, inferential statistics, sampling distributions, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, chi-squared procedures, linear regression, and the use of computers in statistics. (3 units; Fall, Spring, & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
STA144-A
Carothers, Linn E.
01/08/2024 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM BUS 252
STA144-B
Carothers, Linn E.
01/08/2024 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM BUS 203
STA144-A
Carothers, Linn E.
05/06/2024 - Online
STA144-C
Nielsen Hernandez, Michelle
09/03/2024 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Mission Hall 125
STA144-B
Carothers, Linn E.
09/03/2024 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Mission Hall 126
STA144-A
Carothers, Linn E.
09/03/2024 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Mission Hall 126
STA144-A
Carothers, Linn E.
01/13/2025 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA
STA144-B
Carothers, Linn E.
01/13/2025 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Park Building 203
STA144-A
Carothers, Linn E.
05/05/2025 - Online
STA144-B
Carothers, Linn E.
06/30/2025 - Online

Upper Division Requirements

 

This is a survey of the principles and practices involved in supervising employees and administering personnel programs. It includes the study of human resource planning; recruitment; selection; training and development; and compensation and benefits. (3 units; Spring & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
BUS343-A
Board, Afarah
01/08/2024 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS 250
BUS343-A
Board, Afarah
01/13/2025 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Park Building

This course provides an overview of various health information systems, with emphasis on case studies of systems utilized in areas such as patient care, clinical decision-support, disease and demographic surveillance, imaging and simulation, and safety and environmental assessment. Fundamentals of proposing, reporting, and refereeing evaluation studies are covered. Legal and ethical issues related to training, security, confidentiality, and the use of informed consent are also addressed. (3 units; Fall & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
HCA330-A
Bonome, Janet H
09/03/2024 T 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Health Science Campus ONLN

This course deals with the financing and reimbursement functions associated with medical care in the United states. Primary attention is directed towards the economic purpose, structure, operation, and performance of the private health insurance industry. Emphasis is placed on the business of providing health insurance products such as underwriting, medical claims cost control, pricing, and marketing. In that context, managed care techniques, benefit package designs including consumer directed health plans, and cost sharing mechanisms are discussed. Attention is also paid to the Medicare and Medicaid programs, the impact of government regulations on the operation and performance of the private health insurance industry, and health care reform. (3 units; Spring & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
HCA360-A
Garza, Gregory S.
01/13/2025 T 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Health Science Campus ONLN

Students will explore the current forces driving the push toward quality outcomes and accountability at all levels and settings of healthcare, while focusing on the philosophy of continuous improvement through teamwork and statistical thinking. Students will use structural tools for analysis, decision making and performance measurement. (3 units; Fall & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
HCA410-A
Garza, Gregory S.
09/03/2024 Th 3:45 PM - 5:15 PM Health Science Campus ONLN

Students explore and analyze current ethical issues such as biomedical research, insurance statutes, and demand management. Students survey the extensive legal foundations of healthcare, and apply current case law to contemporary situations. Topics include legal aspects of legislation, patient rights, data security, professional liability, and labor relations. (3 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
HCA450-A
Garza, Gregory S.
01/08/2024 Th 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Health Science Campus ONLN
HCA450-A
Garza, Gregory S.
01/13/2025 T 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Health Science Campus ONLN

The purpose of this course is to expose students to current and relevant administrative issues prevalent within the healthcare sector. In addition, this course will help students develop the knowledge and skills to work with industry professionals to design a project scope and memorandum of understanding with a healthcare company to address a current issue. Prerequisite: STA 144. (3 units; Fall)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
HCA490-A
Bonome, Janet H
09/03/2024 Th 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Health Science Campus ONLN

The purpose of this course is to focus on the use of communication strategies to inform and influence individual and community decisions regarding health. The seminar will focus on the following contexts of health: the multidimensional nature of health communication; understanding empirical research in health communication; behavioral theories in health communication; rhetorical theories in health communication; legal and ethical concerns in health communication; the communication of risk and uncertainty; and the design of health campaigns. Students will be required (a) to research and prepare a health communication strategy for use in a specific context and (b) to design an accompanying print or hypertext document to be used in that context. (3 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
HSC300-A
Wigginton, Melissa L.
01/08/2024 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Health Science Campus A016
HSC300-A
Wigginton, Melissa L.
09/03/2024 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Health Science Campus
HSC300-A
Wigginton, Melissa L.
01/13/2025 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Health Science Campus

Principles and methods used to investigate the distribution, determinants, and prevention strategies for disease in human populations. Major topics include: disease classification, measures of disease frequency and relative effect, comparisons and contrasts of analytic study designs, methods used to isolate effects, statistical significance testing, interpretation of results, and screening for latent disease. (3 units; Fall & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
HSC305-A
Swanson, Justin Michael
01/08/2024 Th 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Health Science Campus ONLN
HSC305-A
Swanson, Justin Michael
09/03/2024 T 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Health Science Campus ONLN
HSC305-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 Th 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Health Science Campus ONLN

The purpose of this course is to provide students with an overview of the health care policy process in the United States. Students will gain an understanding of how the health care system works and how health care policy has been made in the U.S. Review and analysis of current various proposals for health care reform will be conducted. Prerequisite: HSC 104. (3 units; As offered & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
HSC420-A
Swanson, Justin Michael
01/08/2024 Th 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Health Science Campus ONLN
HSC420-A
Garza, Gregory S.
09/03/2024 Th 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Health Science Campus ONLN
HSC420-A
Garza, Gregory S.
01/13/2025 T 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Health Science Campus ONLN

This course introduces students to the executive and management skills necessary for successful leadership in public organizations. Emphasis is on assessment of personal growth needs and enhancement of administrative skills, including communication, decision-making, motivation, leadership styles, and team building. (3 units; Fall odd years & OPS).

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation

Complete one of the following courses:

This course is designed to be a culminating exercise for students to reflect upon, evaluate, and assimilate knowledge and experience they gained by participating in an action research project with a local healthcare provider. This course continues the student’s development in a research and reflective experience that utilizes the memorandum of understanding developed in HCA 490. At the completion of this course, students will prepare a presentation (both oral and written) that focuses on that experience. (3 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
HCA499-A
Garza, Gregory S.
01/13/2025 - Instructor OFFC

This course provides a supervised internship in a community-based setting. The student will work in their chosen field of study, under the supervision of a professional, and will periodically report their practicum experience to the instructor to reflect their field experience. The course entails two major components: (1) internship experience, (2) review and assessment of the student's attainment of professional competencies. A total of 90 hours of on-site work, observation, or participation is required. Prerequisites: Senior status and permission of the Department Chair. (3 units; Fall/Spring/Summer)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
HSC495-A
Kim, Sangmin
01/08/2024 M 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Health Science Campus L247
HSC495-A
Kim, Sangmin
05/06/2024 M 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Health Science Campus A015
HSC495-A
Kim, Sangmin
09/03/2024 W 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Health Science Campus L246
HSC495-A
Kim, Sangmin
01/13/2025 M 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Health Science Campus

Minor Requirement

 

Students must declare and complete all requirements for the Business Administration Minor.