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  • Emphasis in Health Services Administration
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  • Fall 2013 Undergraduate Catalog - Official

    B.A. Degree in Gerontology - Health Services Administration Emphasis (120 Credits)

    Core Requirements

    In addition to the core requirements, students must complete an emphasis in Anthropology, Biology, Economics, Health, Health Services Administration, Political Science, Psychology, Social Work, or Sociology.

    NURS 420 Gerontological Nursing to Promote Successful Aging (3)
    PHIL 311 Morals and Medicine (3)
    PSY 403 Adulthood and Aging (3)
    SOC 308 Social Gerontology (3) or
    SW 308 Social Gerontology (3)
    SW 410 Gerontology: Policy and Practice (4) or
    SOC 410 Gerontology: Policy and Practice (4)


    Requirements


    COMH 315 Health Agencies and Services (3)
    HSAD 416 Health Services Management (3)
    HSAD 418 Medical and Health Care Law (3)
    HSAD 419 Financial Management of Health Care Organizations (3)


    Restricted Electives

    Students must earn at least six credits in research methods chosen from the following courses.

    ECON 370 Quantitative Economic Analysis (3)
    MATH 234 Introduction to Probability and Statistics (3)
    PSY 231 Psychological Statistics and Methodology I (3)
    PSY 232 Psychological Statistics and Methodology II (3)
    SOC 350 Methods and Statistics for Social Research (4)
    SOC 351 Quantitative Methods (3)
    SOC 352 Qualitative Methods (3)
    SW 400 Research Methods in Social Work (3)


    Electives

    Students must choose fifteen credits from the following courses. Concordia and NDSU offer courses which may also be used as electives in the Gerontology major. Students should consult with a faculty advisor prior to making such substitutions. Complete course lists are available from the department. Students are encouraged to take an internship related to gerontological issues.

    ACCT 230 Principles of Accounting I (3)
    ACCT 304 Legal Environment of Business (3)
    ACCT 321 Employment Law (3)
    ANTH 348 Ideas of Culture (3)
    BIOL 236 Introduction to Microbiology (3)
    BIOL 323 Human Anatomy (4)
    BIOL 349 Human Physiology (4)
    COMH 315 Health Agencies and Services (3)
    ECON 305 The Economics of Poverty, Discrimination, and Inequality (3)
    FINC 340 Financial Management (3)
    FINC 360 Principles of Investment (3)
    HIST 241 History of Social Welfare (3)
    HLTH 305 Introduction to Nutrition (3)
    HLTH 330 Disease Prevention (2)
    MGMT 360 Principles of Management (3)
    MGMT 451 Organizational Behavior (3)
    MKTG 310 Principles of Marketing (3)
    POL 221 Minnesota State and Local Government (3)
    POL 340 Public Administration (3)
    POL 341 Public Policy (3)
    PSY 202 Developmental Psychology (3)
    PSY 265 Health Psychology (3)
    PSY 463 Abnormal Psychology (3)
    SOC 315 Population (3)
    SOC 320 Sociology of the Family (3)
    SOC 375 Sociology of Health and Medicine (3)
    SOC 412 Sociology of Complex Organizations (3)
    SW 411 Chemical Dependency (3)
    SW 460 Social Policy and Policy Practice (3)
    SW 490 Topics in Social Work (1-3)