FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Bachelor of Business Administration

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

New Bachelor of Business Administration in Healthcare Management*

 

When will the new classes begin?

The programs are slated to start in Fall 2017. However, students who need to complete “core” requirements may begin taking classes now.

 

Briefly describe a BBA in Healthcare Management:

The BBA in Healthcare Management will prepare students to have careers in areas such as Hospital Administration, Clinic Administration, Health Information Management, Nursing Management, and Rehabilitation Administration. The BBA will build on the Associate of Science in Business degree already established at GHC. Therefore the lower division courses required by the proposed degree, and of all BBA students, are already in place.

 

How will the courses be taught?

The upper division courses will be taught primarily in classroom settings via traditional lectures. Certain classes may be offered in an online or hybrid format.

 

Where will the BBA courses be completed?

The first two years of the program may be completed at any GHC’s 5 campus sites (Cartersville, Douglasville, Floyd, Marietta, Paulding) or through the college’s online course offerings. The program’s junior level courses will be offered primarily at the Cartersville and Floyd campuses and the senior level classes primarily at the Floyd campus.

 

Will there be a different admissions requirements for these new degrees? (Tentative)

There will be a competitive admissions Process for 25-35 spots in the program. The application window will open January 1, 2017 and close April 15, 2017. To be considered for admission into the program, a student must:

 

  1. Achieve an minimum of a 2.8/4.0 GPA in the following classes ACCT 2101, ACCT 2102, BUSA 2106, BUSA 2205, ECON 2105, ECON 2106, and MATH 2200
  2. Be in the process of completing 50 hours of required coursework
  3. Complete all required paperwork/forms by the posted due date

 

Will there be a different tuition structure for these programs?

To be determined.­

 

Will an internship be required?

Students will be required to complete an internship for the degree program 

 

SAMPLE course offerings for BBA in Healthcare Management:

This program map assumes that the student has no required Learning Support coursework or has no College Preparatory Curriculum (CPC) deficiencies.  This program map assumes that the student will not attend summer semester.

First Year First Semester Hours
  ENGL 1101 English Composition I 3
FCCS 1100 or GH** 2901 2
MATH 1111 College Algebra 3
POLS 1101 Political Science 3
Humanities Elective (ARTS 1113, MUSC 1100, PHIL 2010, RELI 1116, SPAN 1001, or THEA 1100) 3
ECON 2105 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
TOTAL HOURS 17
First Year Second Semester Hours
  COMM 1100 Human Communications 3
ENGL 1102 English Composition II 3
HIST 1111 or HIST 1112 or HIST 1121 or HIST 1122 3
Social Science Elective (1POLS 2401, PSYC 1101, RELI 1116, or SOCI 1101) 3
ECON 2106 Principles of Microeconomics 3
PHED 1010 Concepts of Fitness & Health 2
TOTAL HOURS 17
Second Year First Semester Hours
  2000 Level ENGL Literature 3
One of the following:  ASTR 1010K, BIOL 1010K, CHEM 1151K, GEOL 1121K, or PHSC 1011K 4
ACCT 2101 Principles of Accounting I 3
BUSA 2106 The Environment of Business 3
PHED Elective 2
TOTAL HOURS 15
Second Year Second Semester Hours
  Second half of same science: ASTR 1020K, BIOL 2154 or BIOL 2190, CHEM 1152K, GEOL 1122K, or PHSC 1012K 4
MATH 2200 3
HIST 2111 or HIST 2112 3
ACCT 2102 Principles of Accounting II 3
BUSA 2205 3
TOTAL HOURS 16

1Prerequisite is POLS 1101

Third Year First Semester Hours
  BUSA 3000 Statistical Analysis 3
  FINA 3000 Principles of Finance 3
  MGMT 3000 Principles of Management 3
  MGMT 3010 Operations Management 3
  MKTG 3000 Principles of Marketing 3
  TOTAL HOURS 15

 

Third Year Second Semester Hours
  MGMT 3020 Human Resources Management 3
  MGMT 3030 Organizational Behavior 3
  ECON 3500 The International Business Environment 3
  HCMT 3000 Healthcare Management 3
  HCMT 3100 Healthcare Financing and Insurance 3
  TOTAL HOURS 15

 

Fourth Year First Semester Hours
  BUSA 4000 Professional Career Management 3
  HCMT 4000 Healthcare Economics 3
  HCMT 4100 Healthcare Law and Ethics 3
  HCMT 4200 Healthcare Human Resources 3
  HCMT 4300 Healthcare Information Systems 3
  TOTAL HOURS 15

 

Fourth Year Second Semester Hours
  HCMT 4400 Healthcare Financial Management 3
  HCMT 4700 Contemporary Issues in Healthcare Management 3
  HCMT 4800 Advanced Topics in Healthcare Management 3
  MGMT 4900 Strategic Management Capstone 3
  BUSA 4100 Internship 3
  TOTAL HOURS 15

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

New Bachelor of Business in Logistics and Supply Chain Management*

When will the new classes begin?

The programs are slated to start in Fall 2017. However, students who need to complete “core” requirements may begin taking classes now.

 

Briefly describe a BBA in Logistics and Supply Chain Management:

The BBA in Logistics and Supply Chain Management degree program will be comprised of three areas. The first area consists of 24 upper level hours and will concentrate on the business core with courses in Economics, Finance, Management, Marketing, and Statistics. The role of these courses in the program will be to provide a strong foundation in the key concepts of business as well as develop analytical, critical thinking, and leadership skills. The second area of the degree program will also consist of 24 upper level hours but will focus on the delivery of Logistics and Supply Chain based theoretical and content knowledge such as supplier relations, transportation, materials planning, inventory, warehousing, distribution, and customer relationship management. The final area of the program will consist of 12 hours and target experiential education, emerging and special topics, professional career management, and a capstone course. Finally, the program will use a professional advisory board to help ensure that the program is agile and responsive to local industry’s needs.

 

How will the courses be taught?

The upper division courses will be taught primarily in classroom settings via traditional lectures. Certain classes may be offered in an online or hybrid format.

 

Where will the BBA courses be completed?

The first two years of the program may be completed at any GHC’s 5 campus sites (Cartersville, Douglasville, Floyd, Marietta, Paulding) or through the college’s online course offerings. The program’s junior level courses will be offered primarily at the Cartersville and Floyd campuses and the senior level classes primarily at the Floyd campus.

 

Will there be a different admissions requirements for these new degrees? (Tentative)

There will be a competitive admissions Process for 25-35 spots in the program. The application window will open January 1, 2017 and close April 15, 2017. To be considered for admission into the program, a student must:

 

  1. Achieve an minimum of a 2.8/4.0 GPA in the following classes ACCT 2101, ACCT 2102, BUSA 2106, BUSA 2205, ECON 2105, ECON 2106, and MATH 2200
  2. Be in the process of completing 50 hours of required coursework
  3. Complete all required paperwork/forms by the posted due date

 

Will there be a different tuition structure for these programs?

To be determined.­

 

Will an internship be required?

Students will be required to complete an internship for the degree program

 

SAMPLE course offerings for BBA in Logistics and Supply Chain Management:

This program map assumes that the student has no required Learning Support coursework or has no College Preparatory Curriculum (CPC) deficiencies.  This program map assumes that the student will not attend summer semester.

First Year First Semester Hours
  ENGL 1101 English Composition I 3
FCCS 1100 or GH** 2901 2
MATH 1111 College Algebra 3
POLS 1101 Political Science 3
Humanities Elective (ARTS 1113, MUSC 1100, PHIL 2010, RELI 1116, 1SPAN 1001, or THEA 1100) 3
ECON 2105 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
TOTAL HOURS 17
First Year Second Semester Hours
  COMM 1100 Human Communications 3
ENGL 1102 English Composition II 3
HIST 1111 or HIST 1112 or HIST 1121 or HIST 1122 3
Social Science Elective (1POLS 2401, PSYC 1101, RELI 1116, or SOCI 1101) 3
ECON 2106 Principles of Microeconomics 3
PHED 1010 Concepts of Fitness & Health 2
TOTAL HOURS 17
Second Year First Semester Hours
  2000 Level ENGL Literature 3
One of the following:  ASTR 1010K, BIOL 1010K, CHEM 1151K, GEOL 1121K, or PHSC 1011K 4
ACCT 2101 Principles of Accounting I 3
BUSA 2106 The Environment of Business 3
PHED Elective 2
TOTAL HOURS 15
Second Year Second Semester Hours
  Second half of same science: ASTR 1020K, BIOL 2154 or BIOL 2190, CHEM 1152K, GEOL 1122K, or PHSC 1012K 4
MATH 2200 3
HIST 2111 or HIST 2112 3
ACCT 2102 Principles of Accounting II 3
BUSA 2205 3
TOTAL HOURS 16

Prerequisite POLS 1101

Third Year First Semester Hours
  BUSA 3000 Statistical Analysis 3
  FINA 3000 Principles of Finance 3
  MGMT 3000 Principles of Management 3
  MGMT 3010 Operations Management 3
  MKTG 3000 Principles of Marketing 3
  TOTAL HOURS 15

 

Third Year Second Semester Hours
  MGMT 3020 Human Resources Management 3
  MGMT 3030 Organizational Behavior 3
  ECON 3500 The International Business Environment 3
  LSCM 3100 Principles of Logistics 3
  LSCM 3200 Principles of Supply Chain Management 3
  TOTAL HOURS 15

 

Fourth Year First Semester Hours
  BUSA 4000 Professional Career Management 3
  LSCM 4000 Operations, Warehousing and Inventory Management 3
  LSCM 4100 Global Supply Chain Management 3
  LSCM 4200 Decision Modeling in Logistics and Supply Chain Management 3
  LSCM 4600 Logistics and Supply Chain Information Technology 3
  TOTAL HOURS 15

 

Fourth Year Second Semester Hours
  LSCM 4300 Sourcing and Procurement in Logistics and Supply Chain Management 3
  LSCM 4800 Contemporary Issues in Logistics and Supply Chain Management 3
  LSCM 4900 Advanced Topics in Logistics and Supply Chain Management 3
  MGMT 4900 Strategic Management Capstone 3
  BUSA 4100 Internship 3
  TOTAL HOURS 15

 

For more information, please contact:

Alan Nichols, Ph.D.
Dean, Division of Social Sciences, Business and Education
Professor of Philosophy
Georgia Highlands College
678-872-8108 or 706-368-7615

 

*both options pending SACSCOC approval