Bachelor of Arts in Multidisciplinary Studies in Health Administration

Hours Required

120 semester credit hours (SCH): 45 hours must be advanced, with fulfillment of degree requirements as specified in the "Requirements for Graduation" section of this catalog. This program requires three concentrations in lieu of a major and a minor.  The three concentrations required for this degree are Management, Communication, and Leadership/Philosophy.

Requirements

University Core Curriculum
Select 42 SCH as outlined in the suggested plans and as specified in the "Requirements for Graduation"42
Math Elective
Select 3 SCH from any math course above the level of College Algebra3
Life & Physical Science Lab
Select 1 SCH compatible with Life & Physical Science course1
Foreign Language/Study Abroad
Select 6 SCH in course work (not credit by exam) above the university’s foreign language graduation requirement. Thus students who meet the university’s foreign language graduation requirement by earning 6 hours of credit by exam, may take 6 SCH in the same language but at the intermediate level or above, or they may take 6 SCH of another foreign language at the introductory level. This requirement may also be met by earning 6 SCH in any subject while participating in a TAMIU-approved Study Abroad program while living for at least 4 weeks in another country.6
Concentrations
Business
ACC 2301Intro to Financial Accounting3
BA 3310Legal Environment of Business3
MIS 3310Management Information Systems3
MGT 3310Principles of Mgt&Org Behavior3
MKT 3310Principles of Marketing3
Nursing
NURS 2320Nutrition3
NURS 3305Schol. Inq&Evid Based Prac-WIN3
NURS 3311Cult Determ of Hlth Behave-WIN3
NURS 4340Global Nursing Health-WIN3
NURS 4399Current Topics3
Communication
COMM 1311Fundamentals of Comm3
COMM 3320Teamwork and Communication3
COMM 3322Public Relations3
COMM 3329Fundamentals of Advertising3
COMM 4325Organizational Communication3
Internship
COMM 4350Internship3
General Electives
Select 20 SCH, at least fifteen of which must be at the 3000-4000 level with 3 SCH of basic statistics from any discipline20
Total Semester Credit Hours120

Following is a suggested four-year degree plan. Students are encouraged to see their advisor each semester for help with program decisions and enrollment; responsible for reviewing the Program of Study Requirements; responsible for meeting all course prerequisites; and must meet foreign language and writing intensive course requirements for graduation. See Academic Regulations-Undergraduate online.

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman
FallSemester Credit Hours
ENGL 1301 English Composition I 3
MATH 1314 College Algebra 3
HIST 1301 The US to 1877 3
UNIV 1101 Learn a Global Context I 1
ACC 2301 Intro to Financial Accounting 3
Creative Arts 3
 Semester Credit Hours16
Spring
ENGL 1302 English Composition II 3
HIST 1302 The US Since 1877 3
UNIV 1402 Signature Course 4
COMM 1311 Fundamentals of Comm 3
MATH - Math Elective 3
 Semester Credit Hours16
Sophomore
Fall
PSCI 2305 American National Government 3
BIOL 1371 Human Biology 3
BIOL 1171 Human Biology-Lab 1
NURS 2320 Nutrition 3
General Elective 3
Language, Philosophy & Culture 3
 Semester Credit Hours16
Spring
PSCI 2306 American State Government 3
BIOL 2301 Anatomy & Physiology I 3
BIOL 2101 Anatomy & Physiology I-Lab 1
NURS 3311 Cult Determ of Hlth Behave-WIN 3
Soc/Behavioral Science 3
 Semester Credit Hours13
Junior
Fall
BA 3310 Legal Environment of Business 3
COMM 3320 Teamwork and Communication 3
MIS 3310 Management Information Systems 3
NURS 3305 Schol. Inq&Evid Based Prac-WIN 3
Foreign Lang/Study Abroad 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Spring
MGT 3310 Principles of Mgt&Org Behavior 3
NURS 4340 Global Nursing Health-WIN 3
COMM 3322 Public Relations 3
Foreign Lang/Study Abroad 3
General Elective 2
 Semester Credit Hours14
Senior
Fall
MKT 3310 Principles of Marketing 3
NURS 4399 Current Topics 3
COMM 3329 Fundamentals of Advertising 3
Adv General Elective 3
Adv General Elective 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Spring
COMM 4350 Internship 3
COMM 4325 Organizational Communication 3
Adv General Elective 3
Adv General Elective 3
Adv General Elective 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
 Total Semester Credit Hours120
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Students selecting options in: Arts and Business; Health Administration; Human Resource Development; and Organizational Psychology and Business should include 3 SCH of basic statistics from any discipline in the electives.

Actual degree plans may vary depending on availability of courses in a given semester.

Some courses may require prerequisites not listed.