Course Index

Questions about courses, descriptions or credit hours should be directed to the Registrar's Office.

BSH 410 Operations Management in Healthcare

This course focuses on healthcare operations management from the perspective of a healthcare professional. It provides a quantitative approach to analyzing business and logistics concepts and how they impact the healthcare equation. The course explores the foundations of operations management in healthcare, healthcare as a business, fundamentals of financial performance in healthcare, and the supply chain in support of healthcare and pharmaceutical operations management.

  • Credits: 3.0

BSH 405 Healthcare Policy

This course analyzes key contemporary issues in healthcare policy. This course includes design and structure of the U.S. healthcare system, policy initiatives and the roles of government, the private sector, consumers, and advocacy groups in setting policy agenda.

  • Credits: 3.0

BSH 400 Legal and Regulatory Issues

This course explores the legal and ethical issues found in the healthcare system, and investigates the healthcare manager as decision-maker, leader and moral agent. Legal topics include malpractice, contracts, corporate liability, professional liability, patient rights, and the legal aspects of healthcare.

  • Credits: 3.0

BSH 340 Health Information Management

A study of the history of health records, professional ethics, the functions of a health information department, retention of records, medical forms, health information practices, and responsibilities to healthcare administration, medical staff, and other medical professionals.

  • Credits: 3.0

BSH 335 Principles of Managerial Accounting

Course presents accounting information used for internal business management.  Focus is on planning, controlling and evaluating company performance.  Content includes budgeting, job costing, product pricing, breakeven analysis, standard costing, and decision models.

  • Credits: 3.0

BSH 330 Microeconomics

This course will cover basic economic concepts important for the study in healthcare economics, why healthcare is different from other good, aspects of the US healthcare market, healthcare reform, as well as basic economic evaluation techniques. The course presents a straightforward and unbiased approach to the application of basic core principles of microeconomics.

  • Credits: 3.0

BSH 325 Budgeting and Forecasting

The focus of this course is on the budget process for health care organizations. Participants are exposed to specific techniques of health care budgeting and variance analysis. This course accomplishes its objectives by covering a wide range of budgeting topics from introductory through advanced.

  • Credits: 3.0

BSH 320 Marketing in Healthcare

This course involves analysis, evaluation, and implementation of marketing strategies within health care and managed-care environments. Designed to develop skills in segmenting customer and medical markets, brand products and services, enhance a communication strategy to the consumer, and develop pricing approaches. Methods and models of marketing fundamentals will be introduced.

  • Credits: 3.0

BSH 315 Principles of Financial Accounting

Financial accounting examines accounting concepts, the accounting model, measurement processes, financial statements, financial analysis, the accounting cycle, monetary and fixed assets, inventory, current and long-term liabilities and equity structures of partnerships, proprietorships and corporations.

  • Credits: 3.0

BSH 310 Human Resources

This course explores the function of human resources within the healthcare organization. The focus of the course is on the development of skills that the department leader needs for effective management of personnel. Subjects include strategies to attract, hire, and retain high quality employees, compensation and benefit packages, productivity, and employee development, evaluation and training, as well as existing laws and policies surrounding employee relations.

  • Credits: 3.0