Health Care Administration

Health Care Administration Associate in Science Degree 2020-2021

(Major #C.4501.AS)

The Associate in Science Degree in Health Care Administration program prepares students for employment as a leader of business operations of health care facilities. Students receive instruction on the fundamentals of business and the theories and practices applied to health care organizations. As part of the management team of a health care organization, graduates ensure that the health care organization runs smoothly and patients receive effective and efficient care.

Major requirements (40 units minimum)
A grade of “C” or better is required in the following courses:

Required Core:
Course Course Description Units
BIOl 5 or
BIOL 25
Human Biology or
Human Anatomy and Physiology
4
COMM 10 Intercultural Communication 3
HCA 5 Introduction to Health Care and Careers 3
OT 10 Medical Terminology 3
BA 33 Human Relations in Business 3
HCA 104 Medical Billing Procedures 4
IS 15 Computer Concepts 3
HCA 103 Medical Office Administration 4
BA 10 Introduction to Business 3
ECON 1A or
ECON 1B
Principles of Macroeconomics or
Principles of Microeconomics
3
3
BA 39 or
MATH 11or
STAT 7
Finite Mathematics or
Elementary Statistics or
Elementary Statistics
3
4
3
ENGL 1A or
ENGL 1AH
Reading and Composition or
Honors Reading and Composition
4

Additional Information

Total Units 40-41

All courses require a “C” (2.0) or higher.

  1. Students will be able to demonstrate knowledge of the fundamentals of business theories and practices in health care organizations.
  2. Students will be able to utilize skills from health care, business, economics, and computer information systems to manage and lead health care organizations.

Faculty Advisor(s): James Vea


2020-2021 Health Care Administration Associate in Science Degree