Curriculum in Health Systems Management

Leading to the Degree of Bachelor of Science

Healthcare Quality Improvement Concentration

(see footnotes at bottom)



GBIO 151G General Biology I 3 hours
ENGL 101G Freshman Composition 3 hours
PSYC 101 or
SOC 101G
General Psychology I
Introductory Sociology                                
3 hours
  Total: 9 hours


First Semester

COMM 211G Introduction to Public Speaking 3 hours
ENGL 102G Critical Reading and Writing 3 hours
  3 hours
MATH 105 or
MATH 151/161G
Finite Mathematics
College Algebra with Fundamentals / College Algebra
3 hours
ZOO 250G Human Anatomy and Physiology Lecture I 3 hours
SE 101 Freshman Academic Success at Southeastern 2 hours
  Total: 17 hours


Second Semester

ENGL 230, or
ENGL 231, or
World Literature
English Literature
American Literature
3 hours
MATH 241G Elementary Statistics 3 hours
Visual Arts,
Dance, or
  3 hours
  3 hours
ZOO 251 Human Anatomy and Physiology Lecture II            3 hours
CHEM 101G General Chemistry I 3 hours
  Total: 18 hours





††HSM 200 US Healthcare Organization and Delivery 3 hours
††HSM 210 Principles of Healthcare Management 3 hours
  Total: 6 hours


Third Semester

††HSM 220 Healthcare Policy and Reform 3 hours
††HSM 240 Human Resource Management in Healthcare 3 hours
††HSM 250 Principles and Practice of Case Management 3 hours
††HSM 260 Introduction to Quality Performance in Healthcare 3 hours
††HSCI 270 Applying Evidence to Improve Healthcare Outcomes 3 hours
††NURS 313 Study of Human Diseases 3 hours
  Total: 18 hours


Fourth Semester

††HS 360 Introduction to Epidemiology 3 hours
††HSM 350 Healthcare and Regulatory Law 3 hours
††HSM 355 Healthcare Reimbursement Systems 3 hours
††HSM 365 Healthcare Quality Safety Measurement and
Outcomes Analysis I
3 hours
††HSM 370 Integrated Care and Health Systems 3 hours
††HSM 375 Data Management 3 hours
  Total: 18 hours





††HSM 400 Introduction to Healthcare Finance              3 hours
††HSM 410 Health Informatics 3 hours
  Total: 6 hours


Fifth Semester 

††HSM 420 Healthcare Innovation: Managing Effectively in a
Changing Environment
2 hours
††HSM 430 Institutional Collaboration and Communication in
3 hours
††HSM 445 Tools and Methods for Healthcare Quality
and Safety Improvement
3 hours
††HSM 448 Risk Management 3 hours
††HSM 451 Research & Evaluation Methods for Quality and
Safety Improvement
3 hours
  Total: 14 hours


Sixth Semester

††HSM 454 Healthcare Quality and Safety Measurement
and Outcomes Analysis II
3 hours
††HSM 481 Project Management Fundamentals in Healthcare
Quality Improvement
3 hours
††HSM 498 Internship in Healthcare Quality Improvement 8 hours
  Total: 14 hours



Total semester hours required 120

Southeastern 101 is not required of transfer or readmitted Southeastern students with 30 hours or more. Those students will replace Southeastern 101 with 2 hours of electives.

GGeneral Education Courses

Grade of "C" or better required.
††Major course; grade of "C" or better required.
1Social/Behavioral electives must be selected from Anthropology, Criminal Justice, Economics, Geography Political Science, Psychology, or Sociology.