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2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Healthcare Services, B.A.S.

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The Bachelor of Applied Science is a collaborative partnership with community colleges and employers in the UHCL service area. The program is designed for students with an Associates of Applied Science degree in the allied health professions. Upon their enrollment at the University of Houston-Clear Lake, incoming students will transfer a significant portion of their vocation/technical credit hours earned through their Associates program.

The HADM courses will be offered through UHCL’s Healthcare Administration Department, which is physically located in the Texas Medical Center. This curriculum prepares students in allied health professions to advance into an administrative position within their healthcare facilities. A minimum of 45 upper-level (33XX and 43XX) hours and a total of 120 hours are required for the baccalaureate degree. Students may not have 25% or more of their credits come from traditional business credits.

University Core Requirements (42 hours)

Communication (6 hours)

Language, Philosophy and Culture (3 hours)

Choose one course from the approved list:

Creative Arts (3 hours)

Choose one course from the approved list:

American History (6 hours)

Government/Political Science (6 hours)

Social and Behavioral Sciences (3 hours)

Choose one course from the approved list:

Component Area Option (6 hours)

Two 1-hour Life and Physical Science Labs

Major Requirements (27 hours) *

The following courses, or their approved equivalents, together with accounting and economics principles and business law, constitute the business core and are required of all business students. All courses within the Major Requirements must be completed with a grade of C- or better. A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher is required to graduate.

Additional Information

*Students may take HADM 3351  OR HADM 4326 

Elective Requirements (18 hours)

Additional Information

*Students may take PSYC 4370  OR DSCI 3321 .

General Electives (9 hours)

Any three upper-level (33XX or 43XX) courses offered by Colleges of Business, Human Sciences and Humanities, Science & Engineering, or Education

Graduation Requirements

  • Students must complete the final 30 semester hours of 3000 and 4000 level course work in residence at UHCL.
  • Students must complete a minimum of 12 semester credit hours of upper-level (3000-4000 level) coursework: (1) in the major and (2) in residence at UHCL.
  • Students must have a cumulative GPA of 2.000 on course work completed at UHCL with grades of “C” or better on at least 30 hours of resident upper-level work. Grades of “C-” or below cannot be applied toward the 30 hours of resident upper-level work.

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