Academic Catalog 2021-2022

Health Science - Health Admin. (HSHA)

HSHA 211  Health Info Systems  (3 Credits)  

Health Information Systems (3) Overview of the methods for collecting health data in the preparation of health surveys and reports with computer research applications emphasized. Three hours of lecture per week.

Prerequisite(s): (HSCR 150 and ENG 131 and ENG 132)

College/School: College Of Pharmacy/Hlth Sci.

Department: (R)Dept of Health Sciences

HSHA 233  History and Sociology of Healthcare  (3 Credits)  

An Investigation of the historical aspects of health and healthcare. 3 credit hour course.

College/School: College Of Pharmacy/Hlth Sci.

Department: Phar Adm and Adm Health Scienc

HSHA 234  Hlthcare Issue/Professionalism  (3 Credits)  

College/School: College Of Pharmacy/Hlth Sci.

Department: Phar Adm and Adm Health Scienc

HSHA 262  Public Policy & Hlth Care  (3 Credits)  

Public Policy and Health Care (3) Overview of major national and state health legislation and health policy. Three hours of lecture per week.

Prerequisite(s): (CS 116)

College/School: College Of Pharmacy/Hlth Sci.

Department: (R)Dept of Health Sciences

HSHA 312  Health Admin In Sch System  (3 Credits)  

Health Administration in School Systems (3) Examination of health care issues in the Houston Independent School District where enrollees are provided an opportunity to perform projects in school health settings. Three hours of lecture per week.

Prerequisite(s): (HSHA 211 and HSHA 262)

College/School: College Of Pharmacy/Hlth Sci.

Department: (R)Dept of Health Sciences

HSHA 313  Hlth Care Of Poor  (3 Credits)  

Health Care of the Poor (3) Examination of health care issues affecting the uninsured, the working uninsured, and the poor in the health care system. Three hours of lecture per week.

Prerequisite(s): (HSHA 211 and HSHA 262)

College/School: College Of Pharmacy/Hlth Sci.

Department: (R)Dept of Health Sciences

HSHA 314  Fin & Econ Of Hlth Care  (3 Credits)  

Finance and Economics of Health Care (3) Overview of health care financial and economics concepts in health care facilities. Three hours of lecture per week.

Prerequisite(s): (PA 321)

College/School: College Of Pharmacy/Hlth Sci.

Department: (R)Dept of Health Sciences

HSHA 330  Intro to Hlthcare Adm & Mgmt  (3 Credits)  

College/School: College Of Pharmacy/Hlth Sci.

Department: Phar Adm and Adm Health Scienc

HSHA 331  Health Information Systems  (3 Credits)  

College/School: College Of Pharmacy/Hlth Sci.

Department: Phar Adm and Adm Health Scienc

HSHA 332  Intro Commun & Population Hlth  (3 Credits)  

College/School: College Of Pharmacy/Hlth Sci.

Department: Phar Adm and Adm Health Scienc

HSHA 333  Hlthcare Finance & EconomicsI  (3 Credits)  

College/School: College Of Pharmacy/Hlth Sci.

Department: Phar Adm and Adm Health Scienc

HSHA 334  Long-Term Care  (3 Credits)  

College/School: College Of Pharmacy/Hlth Sci.

Department: Phar Adm and Adm Health Scienc

HSHA 335  Hlth Pol & US Hlthcare Sys  (3 Credits)  

College/School: College Of Pharmacy/Hlth Sci.

Department: Phar Adm and Adm Health Scienc

HSHA 336  Res Health Professionals  (3 Credits)  

College/School: College Of Pharmacy/Hlth Sci.

Department: Phar Adm and Adm Health Scienc

HSHA 337  Intro Human Resource Manag HC  (3 Credits)  

College/School: College Of Pharmacy/Hlth Sci.

Department: Phar Adm and Adm Health Scienc

HSHA 338  Hlthcare fin & Econ II  (3 Credits)  

College/School: College Of Pharmacy/Hlth Sci.

Department: Phar Adm and Adm Health Scienc

HSHA 339  Health Disparities  (3 Credits)  

College/School: College Of Pharmacy/Hlth Sci.

Department: Phar Adm and Adm Health Scienc

HSHA 361  Long Term Care  (3 Credits)  

Long Term Care (3) Introductory examination of health issues on the rehabilitation and continuing care level: nursing homes, geriatric wellness centers, and homes for the mentally retarded. Three hours of lecture per week.

Prerequisite(s): (PA 271 and HSHA 211 and HSHA 262)

College/School: College Of Pharmacy/Hlth Sci.

Department: (R)Dept of Health Sciences

HSHA 363  Ambula Hlth Care Servs  (3 Credits)  

Ambulatory Health Care Services (3) Examination of outpatient health care delivery settings: ambulatory surgery centers, fitness centers, clinics, and HMO's. Three hours of lecture per week.

Prerequisite(s): (HSCR 360 and HSHA 313)

College/School: College Of Pharmacy/Hlth Sci.

Department: (R)Dept of Health Sciences

HSHA 365  Global Health  (3 Credits)  

College/School: College Of Pharmacy/Hlth Sci.

Department: (R)Dept of Health Sciences

HSHA 411  Internship  (3,6 Credits)  

Health Administration Internship (3) Direct exposure of students to professional work experiences and responsibilities through workplace settings. May be taken twice for credit. One hour of lecture and thirty-eight hours of laboratory per week. Prerequisite: Consent of the Program Director and instructor.

College/School: College Of Pharmacy/Hlth Sci.

Department: (R)Dept of Health Sciences

HSHA 412  Legal Eth Bmed Aspects Hlt  (3 Credits)  

Legal, Ethical, and Biomedical Aspects of Health Care (3) Examination of issues in health care from an ethical, medical, sociological, and legal perspective. Three hours of lecture per week.

Prerequisite(s): (HSCR 360)

College/School: College Of Pharmacy/Hlth Sci.

Department: (R)Dept of Health Sciences

HSHA 413  Sem Community Health  (3 Credits)  

Seminar in Community Health (3) Detailed examination of state and local health care issues: role of the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Harris County Health System. Three hours of lecture per week.

Prerequisite(s): (HSCR 300)

College/School: College Of Pharmacy/Hlth Sci.

Department: (R)Dept of Health Sciences

HSHA 414  Sem Issues In Hlth Care  (3 Credits)  

Seminar in Issues in Health Care (3) Detailed study of health care management issues. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisites: HSHA 211, HSHA 363, PA 311, and PA 312.

Prerequisite(s): (HSHA 211 and HSHA 363 and PA 311 and PA 312)

College/School: College Of Pharmacy/Hlth Sci.

Department: (R)Dept of Health Sciences

HSHA 430  HC Symposium/Professional Dev  (3 Credits)  

College/School: College Of Pharmacy/Hlth Sci.

Department: Phar Adm and Adm Health Scienc

HSHA 431  HC Mgmt & Leadership  (3 Credits)  

College/School: College Of Pharmacy/Hlth Sci.

Department: Phar Adm and Adm Health Scienc

HSHA 432  HC Org: Oper/Quality Control  (3 Credits)  

College/School: College Of Pharmacy/Hlth Sci.

Department: Phar Adm and Adm Health Scienc

HSHA 433  HC Org: Strategic Plan & Mktg  (3 Credits)  

College/School: College Of Pharmacy/Hlth Sci.

Department: Phar Adm and Adm Health Scienc

HSHA 434  Legal & Ethic Aspects Hlthcare  (3 Credits)  

College/School: College Of Pharmacy/Hlth Sci.

Department: Phar Adm and Adm Health Scienc

HSHA 435  Introduction to Global Health  (3 Credits)  

College/School: College Of Pharmacy/Hlth Sci.

Department: Phar Adm and Adm Health Scienc

HSHA 438  Hlth Admin: Independent Study  (3 Credits)  

College/School: College Of Pharmacy/Hlth Sci.

Department: Phar Adm and Adm Health Scienc

HSHA 439  Hlth Admin: Capstone & IPE  (3 Credits)  

College/School: College Of Pharmacy/Hlth Sci.

Department: Phar Pratice/Clinical Hlth Sci

HSHA 451  Health Care Of The Aged  (3 Credits)  

Health Care of the Aged (3) Detailed review of current and future issues in the delivery of health care services to the aged for interdisciplinary students. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisites: HSHA 211, HSHA 363, PA 311, and PA 312 or consent of the instructor.

Prerequisite(s): (HSHA 211 and HSHA 363 and PA 311 and PA 312)

College/School: College Of Pharmacy/Hlth Sci.

Department: (R)Dept of Health Sciences

HSHA 461  Health Administration Internship  (6 Credits)  

College/School: College Of Pharmacy/Hlth Sci.

Department: Phar Adm and Adm Health Scienc