The purpose of the health care management emphasis is to integrate the fundamentals of business administration with a comprehensive knowledge of the U.S. health care delivery system.

sam tolbert teachingThe emphasis is designed to enable students to acquire the skills and knowledge needed to be successfully employed by various healthcare service organizations.

Lander College of Business graduates will:

  1. be effective oral and written communicators 
  2. understand the fundamental concepts of teamwork and demonstrate the ability to work in teams
  3. have a clear perception of business ethics
  4. possess business knowledge
  5. be capable problem solvers

 

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

Note: The information below provides convenient links to some of the courses required for this degree; however, it should not be used as a course registration guide. Please refer to the official Lander University Academic Catalog for the most accurate and up-to-date program requirements.

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS1  CREDIT HOURS
Humanities and Fine Arts

6

Approved Behavioral and Social Perspectives elective 3
ECON 101 3
Approved Lab Science 4

MATH 211

3
ENGL 101 3
ENGL 102 3
MATH 121 3
Approved Foreign Language 3
LINK 101 1
FALS 101 (15 FALS-approved events) 0
Approved General Education Electives2
NURS 310 ​ recommended

10

Total General Education Requirements 42

For approved courses see the General Education section
2 Students are required to take at least one Global Issues and Cultures course prior to graduation

 

MAJOR PROGRAM CORE REQUIREMENTS CREDIT HOURS
ACCT 201 3
ACCT 202 3
BA 101 3
BA 226 3
BA 251 3
BA 299 2
MGMT 301 3
MKT 301 3
FINA 301 3
BA 304 3
BA 325 3
MGMT 330 3
BA 399 1
BA 414 3
BA 499 1

 

MAJOR PROGRAM ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS CREDIT HOURS
ENGL 275 3

 

MAJOR PROGRAM EMPHASIS REQUIREMENTS CREDIT HOURS
HCMT 111 1
HCMT 201 3
HCMT 301 3
HCMT 311 3
HCMT 410 3
HCMT 490 3
MGMT 315 3
Select three courses
HCMT 315HCMT 369HCMT 402MGMT 411
9
   
Total Major Program Requirements 71
Additional Electives 7
TOTAL FOR BS DEGREE 120

 

  • In order to enroll in the upper-level Business courses (300-level and above), Business majors must meet the following requirements:
    • Complete at least 45 semester hours of college credit (including transfer courses);
    • Maintain a Lander GPA of 2.50 or better; and
    • Earn a grade of “C” or better in ACCT 201, MATH 211, ECON 101 and ENGL 275.
  • Students must earn a “C” or better in all program requirement courses.
  • Coursework must include at least 30 hours earned in 300 or above level courses, of which 12 hours must be in the major.
  • See the 4-year major guide for recommended order in which to take courses