Academic Catalog 2024-2025

Health Administration, Bachelor of Science

Progression Essentials: (see TSU Undergraduate Catalog, COPHS Student Handbook and Program Handbook)

For repeat courses, the last grade earned is used to determine GPA and graduation eligibility.

The maximum number of semester credit hours (SCH) is 18. A student must have written permission to register for more than 18 hours. The absolute maximum number of semester credit hours is 21, inclusive of institutions other than TSU.

COPHS applicants for graduation shall have completed all courses in the curriculum with a grade of “C” or better.
Students are expected to accept full responsibility for their program of study including satisfactory completion of requirements.

The Internship (last year) is restricted to students who have satisfied ALL previous program requirements and who have been approved for assignment.

Listed Courses Substituted
BIOL 2301/ BIOL 2302 6 Hours of Biological, Chemistry, or Physical Sciences
SOCI 1301-3 SCH PSYC 2301, GEOG 1303, ECON 2301, 2302; SOCI 1306, 2306, 2346
Creative Arts- 3 SCH ARTS 1301, 1315, MUSI 1306, 1315 or THEA 1310
COMM 1315 or COMM 1321
MATH 1324 MATH 1325 (if student has completed ACCT 231, then MATH 1342, MATH 1316 or Higher will substitute.)

Approved Electives - 3 SCH Courses in: Science, HSCR, HSHA, PHARM, FN; SOC, PA, PSY, HED, HSEH, HIM, BUS, ACCT, FIN, ECON, GEOG, GEOL, MATH (Above MATH 1314 College Algebra), Foreign Lang, Vis/Per Arts, and other pre-approved courses.

Students should seek advisement prior to registering for any course intended to be used as credit toward the Health Administration degree.


Core Curriculum Requirements42
Major Requirements (63 hours)
HSHA 233History and Sociology of Healthcare3
HSHA 234Hlthcare Issue/Professionalism3
HSHA 330Intro to Hlthcare Adm & Mgmt3
HSHA 331Health Information Systems3
HSHA 332Intro Commun & Population Hlth3
HSHA 333Hlthcare Finance & EconomicsI3
HSHA 334Long-Term Care3
HSHA 335Hlth Pol & US Hlthcare Sys3
HSHA 336Res Health Professionals3
HSHA 337Intro Human Resource Manag HC3
HSHA 338Hlthcare fin & Econ II3
HSHA 339Health Disparities3
HSHA 430HC Symposium/Professional Dev3
HSHA 431HC Mgmt & Leadership3
HSHA 432HC Org: Oper/Quality Control3
HSHA 433HC Org: Strategic Plan & Mktg3
HSHA 434Legal & Ethic Aspects Hlthcare3
HSHA 435Introduction to Global Health3
Hlth Admin: Independent Study 2
HSHA 439Hlth Admin: Capstone & IPE3
HSHA 461Health Administration Internship6
Other Requirements (16 hours)
MATH 1325Elements of Calculus3
or MATH 1324 Math and Business and Econ I
ACCT 231Principles Of Accounting I3
FS 102Freshman Seminar/ first Year Experience1
Approved Electives9
Total Hours121
Plan of Study Grid
First Year
First SemesterHours
BIOL 1308 Survey of Life Science 3
ENGL 1301 Freshman English I 3
COSC 1301 Intro To Compr Science I 3
SOCI 1301 Introduction To Sociology 3
FS 102 Freshman Seminar/ first Year Experience 1
MATH 1314 College Algebra 3
Second Semester
BIOL 2301 Human Anat & Phys I 1 3
Select one of the following Math courses: 3
Math and Business and Econ I
Elements of Calculus
Elementary Statistics
Precalculus Math
Select one of the following Creative Arts courses: 3
Intro African Art
or Topics in Contemp Art & Cultur
Fine Arts In Daily Living
or Music Appreciation
Introduction to Theatre
ENGL 1302 Freshman English II 3
COMM 1315
Public Address
or Business & Professional Comm
Second Year
Third Semester
Select one of the following Literature courses: 3
American Literature
African-American Literature
World Literature I
World Literature II
HIST 1301 Soc & Pol Hist US to 1877 3
HSHA 233 History and Sociology of Healthcare 3
POLS 2305 American Government 3
Approved Elective 3
Fourth Semester
ACCT 231 Principles Of Accounting I 3
POLS 2306 Texas Government 3
HIST 1302 Soc & Pol Hist US Since 1877 3
HSHA 234 Hlthcare Issue/Professionalism 3
Approved Elective 3
Third Year
Fifth Semester
HSHA 330 Intro to Hlthcare Adm & Mgmt 3
HSHA 331 Health Information Systems 3
HSHA 332 Intro Commun & Population Hlth 3
HSHA 333 Hlthcare Finance & EconomicsI 3
HSHA 334 Long-Term Care 3
Sixth Semester
HSHA 335 Hlth Pol & US Hlthcare Sys 3
HSHA 336 Res Health Professionals 3
HSHA 337 Intro Human Resource Manag HC 3
HSHA 338 Hlthcare fin & Econ II 3
HSHA 339 Health Disparities 3
Fourth Year
Seventh Semester
HSHA 430 HC Symposium/Professional Dev 3
HSHA 431 HC Mgmt & Leadership 3
HSHA 432 HC Org: Oper/Quality Control 3
HSHA 433 HC Org: Strategic Plan & Mktg 3
HSHA 434 Legal & Ethic Aspects Hlthcare 3
Eighth Semester
HSHA 435 Introduction to Global Health 3
HSHA 439 Hlth Admin: Capstone & IPE 3 3
Hlth Admin: Independent Study 2
HSHA 461 Health Administration Internship 6
Approved Elective 3
 Total Hours121

Students may take approved Life and Physical Sciences Core courses.


Independent Study is not a required course: student must be approved by Program Director.


HSHA 439 is a last semester course.