Leadership & Innovation in Aging Studies Degree 4-Year Plan

The 4-Year Plan is a model for completing your BA in Leadership and Innovation in Aging Studies degree in a timely manner. The plan below is one of several possible ways for you to complete the Leadership and Innovation in Aging Studies degree. Your individualized plan may look different if you have already fulfilled some requirements. Check your Financial Aid as it may require additional term credits for full-time funding. You must complete all university and program requirements successfully to complete this degree (GPA, 120 credits, LASC, WI, residency).

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  • Program: Bachelor of Arts: Leadership & Innovation in Aging Studies
  • Total Credits: 120
  • Catalog: 2022-2023

First Year: Fall

Curriculum Course Course Title Credits
Fall (1st Fall)
LASC Goal 8 HSAD 218 Introduction to Healthcare and Global Health 3
LASC Goal 1A COMM 100 Speech Communication  
First-Year Experience Course FYE 101 First Year Experience 1
LASC Goal 4 MATH 105 or
MATH 110
Contemporary Math or
Intro to Math
3
LASC Goal 2     3
       
Total Credits: 13
Spring (1st Spring)
LASC Goal 1B ENGL 101 English Composition 3
LASC Goal 3     3
LASC Goal 7     3
General Elective/Minor Course:     3
General Elective/Minor Course:     3
Total Credits: 15

Notes:

  • Research methods and elective options presented are based on Health Services Administration degree. Please work with advisor if interested in other research methods/elective courses.

 

Second Year

Curriculum Course Course Title Credits
Fall (2nd Fall)
Core Requirement: HSAD 416 Health Services Management & Leadership 4
Core Requirement WI for major: HSAD 420 Health Policy & Economics 3
LASC Goal 3   Must include traditional lab 3
LASC Goal 5     3
General Elective/Minor Course:     3
Total Credits: 16
Spring (2nd Spring)
Core Requirement: HSAD 418 Healthcare Law & Ethics 3
Restricted Elective: HSAD 350 Evidence Based Planning & Research Methods 3
General Elective/Minor Course:     3
General Elective/Minor Course:     3
General Elective/Minor Course:     3
Total Credits: 15

 

Third Year

Curriculum Course Course Title Credits
Fall (3rd Fall)
Elective: HSAD 417 Quality Management in Healthcare 3
General Elective/Minor Course:     3
General Elective/Minor Course:     3
LASC Goal 6, 9 & WI PHIL 318 Professional Ethics 3
LASC Goal 5, 10 & WI HIST 374 Plagues & Peoples: Disease & the Environment *Recommended 3
       
Total Credits: 15
Spring (3rd Spring)
Core Requirement: HSAD 422 Regulatory Management in Healthcare 3
Core Requirement: PSY 403 Adulthood and Aging 3
Elective: HSAD 421 Long Term Care Administration 3
General Elective/Minor Course:     3
LASC Goal 6     3
Total Credits: 15

Notes:

  • Research methods and elective options presented are based on Health Services Administration degree. Please work with advisor if interested in other research methods/elective courses.

 

Fourth Year

Curriculum Course Course Title Credits
Fall (4th Fall)
Core Requirement: HSAD 468 Internship Seminar 1
Core Requirement: HSAD 401 Health Aspects of Aging 3
Core Requirement: HSAD 400 Aging in US Introduction to Gerontology and Senior Support Care 3
Elective: HSAD 419 Financial Management and Reimbursement Methods 3
General Elective/Minor Course:     3
General Elective/Minor Course:     3
Total Credits: 16
Spring (4th Spring)
Core Requirement: HSAD 469 or PSY 469 Internship 3
Elective: HSAD 403 Health Informatics 3
Restricted Elective: HSAD 326 Epidemiology & Introductory Biostatistics 3
General Elective/Minor Course:     3
General Elective/Minor Course:     3
Total Credits: 15

Notes:

  • Research methods and elective options presented are based on Health Services Administration degree. Please work with advisor if interested in other research methods/elective courses.