Bachelor of ScienceBachelor of Science in Health Services AdministrationStudents having health care experience should begin study with either HSA 319 Health Care Finance, HSA 339 Health Law, or HSA 410 Management in Health Care. This experience requirement consists of at least five years of experience, preferably with at least one year in a supervisory or management capacity. Otherwise, students should begin with HSA 301 The Health Care System, which is required prior to the six required courses in Health Care Administration. Students who wish to enroll in HSA courses without the experience requirement or the HSA 301 prerequisite may take the 400 level course work only with permission of the academic coordinator. In addition, HSA 499, Capstone in Health Service Administration is designed to be the final, course in the Health Service Administration program.Distribution Requirements - 45 CreditsRequired Portfolio - Up To 30 CreditsElectives - VariableRequired Courses - 18 CreditsStudents should plan their programs with advisor assistance so that courses can be completed in the sequence which follows.HSA 319 - Health Care FinanceHSA 339 - Health LawHSA 410 - Management in Health CareHSA 425 - Public and Community HealthHSA 475 - Issues in Health CareHSA 499 - Capstone in Health Services AdministrationAdditional Requirements - 12 creditsThese can be taken in any sequence or combination.Twelve hours must be taken from the following courses (other courses with the approval of the HSA academic coordinator):HSA 301 - The Health Care SystemHSA 441 - Health Care for the ElderlyHSA 459 - Independent Study in Health CareADM - Any ADM prefix coursePSY 304 Essentials of Lifespan DevelopmentPSY 329 - Understanding and Coping with StressPSY 410 - Group Dynamics and Decision-MakingPSY 417 - Psychology of AgingPSY 423 - Industrial PsychologyPUB 404 - Concepts and Issues in Public PlanningPUB 406 - Human Resources in the Public SectorPUB 409 - Contemporary Issues in Public SafetyNote:Up to six credits of related courses may also be accepted through General Administration, Behavioral Sciences, and Social Sciences discipline-specific portfolio credits and/or transfer credits to satisfy additional requirements.