Major Academic Plan for B.S. in Healthcare Administration

A Major Academic Plan (MAP) illustrates one way to complete a degree in a recommended number of semesters. Below is an example of an efficient and recommended plan, but actual plans will vary by individual student needs. Program requirements are based on Catalog Year.

MAP Grid
Course Subject and TitleCreditsMin Grade*Program Element**When OfferedPrerequisiteCo Requisite
First Semester
GE Objective 1: ENGL 1101 3 C-GEF, S, SuAppropriate placement score 
GE Objective 4 3  GEF, S, Su  
HCA 1115 US Health System 3   F, S, Su  
Free Electives 6      
Semester Total15
Second Semester
GE Objective 1: ENGL 1102 3 C-GE ENGL 1101 or equivalent 
GE Objective 2: COMM 1101 3  GEF, S, Su  
GE Objective 4 3  GE   
GE Objective 5: Lecture and Lab 4  GEF, S, Su  
GE Objective 7 or 8 3  GE   
Semester Total16
Third Semester
GE Objective 3: MGT 2216 3  GEF, SENGL 1101 and MATH 1108 
GE Objective 5 3  GE   
GE Objective 6: ECON 2201 3  GEF, S, Su  
GE Objective 9 3  GE   
ACCT 2201 Principles of Accounting I 3   F, SENGL 1101 and MATH 1108 
Semester Total15
Fourth Semester
GE Objective 6: NOT ECON 3  GEF, S, Su  
ACCT 2202 Principles of Accounting II 3   F, SACCT 2201, MATH 1108 
ECON 2202 Principles of Microeconomics 3   F, S, Su  
HCA 2215 Healthcare Leadership 3    SS 
Free Electives 3      
Semester Total15
Fifth Semester
HCA 3330 Health Information Systems
or INFO 3330 Health Informatics
3  UMFHCA 1115 and MGT 2216 
HCA 3340 Healthcare Policy 3  UMF  
HCA 4475 Health Law and Bioethics 3  UMF, S  
INFO 3301 Introduction to Informatics and Analytics 3  UMF, SINFO 1100 
Free Electives 3      
Semester Total15
Sixth Semester
FIN 3315 Corporate Financial Management 3  UMF, SACCT 2202, ECON 2201 & 2202, MGT 2216 
MGT 2217 Advanced Business Statistics 3   F, SMGT 2216 and MATH 1108 
MGT 3312 Individual and Organizational Behavior 3  UMF, SJunior standing and ENGL 1102 
MKTG 2225 Basic Marketing Management 3   D  
Free Electives 3      
Semester Total15
Seventh Semester
ECON 3303    UMFECON 2202 
HCA 3384 Human Resource Management in Healthcare Organizations 3  UMF  
HE 3383 Epidemiology 3  UMFMATH 1153 or MGT 2216 
Free Electives 4      
Semester Total10
Eighth Semester
HCA 4453 Healthcare Finance 3  UMSACCT 2202 and FIN 3315 
HCA 4465 Healthcare Operations and Quality 3  UMS  
HCA 4473 Healthcare Strategic Planning and Marketing
or HE 4473 Healthcare Strategic Planning and Marketing
3  UMS  
HCA 4495 Administrative Internship 4  UMF, S, SuHCA major or graduate status 
MGT 3329 Operations and Production Management 3  UMF, SMGT 2217 and completion of lower division requirementsINFO 3301.
Semester Total16
Total117
MAP Credit SummaryCredits
Major64
General Education37
Electives to reach 120 credits19
Total120