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    1. Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management

      Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management Overview

      Whether you are already working in the healthcare industry or are looking to begin a career, the Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management at South University can prepare you to find your place in an entry-level healthcare position. Designed for working adults, our healthcare courses can help students to gain a real-world understanding of the skills and capabilities needed to succeed in a healthcare management setting, learning the same concepts taught at our campus locations with the added flexibility of online access.

      Students of our health care degree program are prepared to seek entry-level opportunities in a number of healthcare facilities that might include:

      • Hospitals
      • Nursing homes
      • Ambulatory care facilities
      • Physician practices
      • Pharmaceutical and medical equipment companies

      Graduates of the program will be prepared to pursue entry-level healthcare management positions. The Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management can also prove to be a valuable building block, providing the educational credentials you'll need to work toward a Master's degree and the higher levels of healthcare administration.

      The Bachelor of Business Administration, Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management, Master of Business Administration and Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Administration are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs ([ACBSP] 11520 West 119th Street; Overland Park, KS 66213; 913-339-9356;www.acbsp.org).

      Employment Opportunities

       

      According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, “Employment of medical and health services managers is expected to grow by 22 percent from 2010 to 2020, *faster than the average for all occupations. As the large baby-boom population ages and people remain active later in life, the healthcare industry as a whole will see an increase in the demand for medical services. Managers will be needed to organize and manage medical information and healthcare staffs in all areas of the industry.”

      Source: http://www.bls.gov/ooh/Management/Medical-and-health-services-managers.htm#
      *The average growth rate for all occupations is 14 percent.

       

      Academic Requirements

      To be admitted to any of the programs at South University online programs, the prospective student must be a high school graduate from an acceptable high school or the equivalent (e.g. GED) with a minimum CGPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale, and be required to complete the University administered placement test during their first session of attendance, or meet the criteria established for acceptance as a transfer student. South University accepts the International Baccalaureate Program diploma as meeting the requirement for high school graduation.

      Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management - 180 Total Credits

      Students pursuing the Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management are required to take a total of 180-184 credits as follows:

      • Area I: General Education Requirements - 64-68 credits
      • Area II: Foundation Requirements - 28 credits
      • Area III: Major Requirements - 88 credits

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      Area I: General Education Requirements - 64-68 Credits



      Professional Development
      Students are required to take 8 credits as follows:

      ITS1000 - Computer and Internet Literacy

      This course is for students to obtain basic knowledge and skills in using computer office production software and internet features. A broad range of software applications, such as word processing, spreadsheets, presentation software, and internet usage concepts will be covered. Students will also use computer and communications technology to develop information literacy skills.

       

      Prerequisite(s): None
      Credits: 4
      UVC1000 - Strategies for Success

      Designed to help entering students develop a more effective approach to college success, this course emphasizes positive self-evaluation, goal-setting, and motivation; practical skills of successful students; effective use of the library and the many sources of information available; and the concepts and tools of critical thinking, and their applications.

      Prerequisite(s): None
      Credits: 4


      Basic Communications
      Students are required to take 16 credits as follows:

      ENG1100 - Composition I

      Students will be introduced to college-level writing processes, particularly planning, researching and writing essays. Emphasis will be placed on refining individual skills, writing styles and voices, types of essay and on effective writing procedures. Selected readings supplement the course and provide topics for discussion and writing assignments. A minimum grade of C is required to pass this course.

      Prerequisite(s):
      ENG0099 or exemption thereof
      Credits: 4
      ENG1200 - Composition II

      Focusing on the construction of effective, researched written arguments, this course refines composition techniques, develops abstract thinking processes, and promotes critical thinking. By locating and evaluating sources and incorporating appropriately vetted academic sources into their work, students will create well-supported arguments within appropriately documented academic essays. A minimum grade of C is required to pass this course.

      Prerequisite(s): ENG1100
      Credits: 4
      ENG1300 - Composition III/Literature

      In this course students write analytical and critical essays about fiction, drama, and poetry. Emphasis is placed on literal and figurative interpretations, structural analysis, and variations in thematic and critical reading approaches. A minimum grade of C is required to pass this course.

      Prerequisite(s): ENG1100 ENG1200
      Credits: 4
      SPC1026 - Public Speaking

      This course is designed to prepare the student to develop and improve the ability to communicate. Self-expression, preparation of effective speeches, and development of speaking and listening skills will be emphasized.

      Prerequisite(s): None
      Credits: 4


      Mathematics and Statistics
      Students are required to take 4 credits as follows:

      MAT2058 - Statistics

      Statistics introduces the student to the terminology and techniques of Statistics including  levels of measurement, measures of central tendency and variance, random variables, linear correlation and regression, normal probability distributions, sampling distributions, the Central Limit Theorem, and hypothesis testing.

      Prerequisite(s):
      MAT1005, or MAT1001 and MAT1500
      Credits: 4


      Students are required to take 8 credits from the courses listed below:

      MAT1001 - College Algebra I

      The course is designed to develop the concepts needed for College Algebra II using graphs and applications to motivate students and provide real-world examples. The course covers the solution of systems of linear equations, exponents and polynomials, factoring, rational expressions, functions, and quadratic equations. MyMathLab or a comparable resource may be used for lecture, homework and assessment assignment delivery.

      Prerequisite(s): MAT0099 or Exemption
      Credits: 4
      MAT1005 - College Algebra II

      College Algebra provides students with lecture and extensive practice in the concepts required as background for Pre-Calculus and Calculus.  The course emphasizes the graphs and properties of functions in general, with emphasis on linear, quadratic, polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic functions.

      Prerequisite(s):
      MAT1001 with a C or better
      Credits: 4
      MAT1500 - College Mathematics

      College Mathematics covers the fundamentals of several areas of mathematics, including set theory, logic, geometry, graph theory, probability, and statistics.

      Prerequisite(s): MAT0099
      Credits: 4


      Natural Sciences
      Students are required to take 8 credits from the courses listed below:

      NOTE: If a BS Healthcare Management student chooses to take an Anatomy and Physiology course, only BIO1011 and BIO1013 satisfy the Natural Sciences requirement. Students enrolling in either course must, however, also take the related co-requisite lab courses: BIO1012 and BIO1014 respectively. Students electing this option for their Natural Sciences requirement will complete up to 184 credit hours of work for their degree, depending on their exact choice.

      BIO1011 - Anatomy and Physiology I

      This course is an introduction to the structures and functions of the human body, including the characteristics of life, homeostasis, organizational levels, basic metabolism, the cell, tissues, organs, organ systems, the organism, integumentary system, skeletal system, muscular system, nervous system, and special senses.

      Prerequisite(s): AHS1001 ENG0099 MAT0099
      Credits: 4
      BIO1012 - Anatomy and Physiology I Lab

      In this course students perform laboratory exercises, demonstrations, experiments, and tests that correlate with the lecture material of BIO1011.  BIO1012 must be taken concurrently with BIO1011.

      Prerequisite(s): AHS1001
      Credits: 2
      BIO1013 - Anatomy and Physiology II

      Anatomy and Physiology II is a continuation of BIO1011. It includes the endocrine system, digestive system, respiratory system, blood, cardiovascular system, lymphatic and immune systems, urinary system, fluids and electrolytes, reproductive systems, pregnancy, and growth and development.

      Prerequisite(s):
      AHS1001, BIO1011, and BIO1012 with a C or better.
      Credits: 4
      BIO1014 - Anatomy and Physiology II Lab

      In this course students perform laboratory exercises, demonstrations, dissections, and tests that correlate with the lecture material of BIO1013.  BIO1014 must be taken concerrently with BIO1013.

      Prerequisite(s):
      Concurrent enrollment in BIO1013. BIO1011 and BIO1012 with grades of C or better
      Credits: 2
      BIO1020 - Biology I

      This is the first of a two-course sequence in biology.  This course introduces biology, scientific methods, biological chemistry, and energy for life.  This course also exposes students to the organization of humans and plants, basic genetics, and evolutionary concepts.  In addition, the student will complete writing assignments that serve to introduce scientific literature.

      Prerequisite(s): MAT0099
      Co- or Prerequisite: ENG1001
      Credits: 4
      BIO1021 - Biology II

      Biology II is the second in a two-course sequence in biology. This course continues the study of human biology with the roles of the endocrine and nervous systems in homeostatic regulation. Other topics covered are human reproduction, development, evolution, and advanced genetics. Ecological concepts are also discussed. The student will complete writing assignments that serve to increase knowledge of the scientific literature.

      Prerequisite(s):
      BIO1020 with a grade of C or better Co- or Prerequisite: ENG1001
      Credits: 4
      CHM1010_S - Chemistry

      CHM1010 is a survey course of general chemistry, organic chemistry and biochemistry. Fundamental concepts and principles will be presented including atomic theory, bonding, nomenclature, solutions, acids and bases, and an introduction to organic chemistry and biochemistry. Emphasis will be placed on the application of these topics in various health fields. This overview provides the healthcare worker the ability to appreciate physiological and therapeutic processes at the molecular level. The course will also explore the role of chemistry in society today by applying a problem solving approach to understanding chemistry.

      Prerequisite(s):
      MAT0099 and math elective
      Credits: 4


      Arts and Humanities
      Students are required to take 4 credits as follows:

      PHI2301 - Introduction to Philosophy

      This course introduces students to critical philosophical thinking. Students will confront fundamental questions of self and identity, of freedom and determinism, of belief and truth, and of ethics and morality. Critical thinking activities will challenge students to incorporate philosophy into their daily lives by applying the questions of philosophy to themselves and their world.

      Prerequisite(s):
      Co- or prerequisite: ENG1002 or ENG2001
      Credits: 4


      Students are required to take 4 credits from the courses listed below:

      ENG2002 - World Literature I

      Organized by period, genre and heme, this course explores global viewpoints as expressed in novels, poems, plays, short fiction, and philosophical and theological works from the period of the very first written texts up until the Middle Ages. Parallels and contrasts will be drawn between cultures and across time.

      Prerequisite(s): ENG1002
      Credits: 4
      ENG2003 - World Literature II

      Organized by period, genre and theme, this course explores global viewpoints expressed in novels, poems, plays, short fiction, and philosophical and theological works from the late 17th century through to the present day.  Parallels and contrasts will be drawn between cultures and across time.

      Prerequisite(s): ENG1002
      Credits: 4
      HUM1001 - Art History: Prehistory to the Middle Ages

      This course surveys the history of art beginning with the Prehistoric/Tribal period and continuing through the Middle Ages. The concepts, artists, motifs, works, and styles of the periods will be studied. The course introduces students to elements of art and design, and fosters an appreciation for the world of art.

      Prerequisite(s):
      Co- or Prerequisite: ENG1001
      Credits: 4
      HUM1002 - History of Art from the Middle Ages to Modern Times

      This course surveys the history of art from the Middle Ages to the present. The concepts, artists, motifs, works, and styles of the periods will be studied. The course introduces students to elements of art and design, and fosters an appreciation for the world of art.

      Prerequisite(s):
      Co- or Prerequisite: ENG1001
      Credits: 4


      Social and Behavioral Sciences
      Students are required to take 8 credits as follows:

      ECO2071 - Principles of Microeconomics

      Microeconomics is the study of how individuals, households and firms make decisions about consumption and production which affect the supply and demand of goods and services.  Other topics include the costs of production, behavior of firms, organization of industries, economics of labor markets, and theories of consumer choice.

      Prerequisite(s): None
      Credits: 4
      ECO2072 - Principles of Macroeconomics

      The study of macroeconomics includes the basic aspects of economic analysis of the business world. Students will develop an understanding of the monetary system, recession, inflation, and the main cycles of business activity.

      Prerequisite(s): None
      Credits: 4


      Students are required to take 4 credits from the courses listed below:

      PSY1001 - General Psychology

      An introduction and overview of the major principles in the field of Psychology including: mental disorders, personality, social understanding, stress and coping, learning, memory, neuroscience, and consciousness. Students will also gain a broad understanding of how these areas are interconnected from a theoretical and practical worldview in addition to scientific modes of thought about behavior.

      Prerequisite(s): None
      Credits: 4
      SOC1001 - Introduction to Sociology

      This course introduces the study of human social development, social organizations and social institutions. Students will apply sociological perspectives to examine topics such as the development of self-concept, group dynamics, culture, social deviance, gender equality, social class, racial and ethnic relations, demography and population, the family, religion, and education.

      Prerequisite(s):
      ENG1001 (recommended)
      Credits: 4


      Area II: Foundation Requirements - 28 Credits
      Students are required to take 28 credits as follows:

      ACC1001 - Accounting I

      ACC1001 is the first of a three-course sequence focusing on how stakeholders rely upon accounting information to assist them in their decision making activities. ACC1001 introduces accounting as the "language of business"—the tool used to communicate the effects of an organization's business activities on its income, financial position, and cash flows. The course provides an overview of the financial accounting system, including: the role of accounting in business; the format, content, and use of financial statements; the impact of transactions on the financial statements; the regulatory environment of accounting; and the accounting standard-setting process.

      Prerequisite(s): None
      Credits: 4
      ACC1002 - Accounting II

      ACC1002 is the second of a three-course sequence focusing on how stakeholders rely upon accounting information to assist them in their decision making activities. ACC1002 continues the study of the financial accounting system, including an in-depth study of the time value of money and the effects of various financing, investing, and operating activities on a firm's earnings, financial position, and cash flows. It also begins the study of managerial accounting systems as an invaluable source of information to support managers' decision-making activities and introduces a host of alternative cost concepts, including the concept of different costs for different purposes. Basic cost-volume-profit analysis is also introduced.

      Prerequisite(s):
      ACC1001 with a grade of C or better.
      Credits: 4
      ACC1003 - Accounting III

      ACC1003 is the third of a three-course sequence focusing on how stakeholders rely upon accounting information to assist them in their decision making activities. ACC1003 continues the study of the managerial accounting system, including a focused study of product costing using both traditional and activity-based approaches, the uses of cost-based information in decision making, the use of budgeting to accomplish organization objectives, traditional and contemporary approaches to performance management for all levels of responsibility centers, and capital budgeting.

      Prerequisite(s): ACC1002 with grade of "C" or better.
      Credits: 4
      AHS1001 - Medical Terminology

      This course presents a study of basic medical terminology, based on the human body system approach. Prefixes, suffixes, combining forms, plural forms, abbreviations, and symbols are included in the content. Emphasis is placed on spelling, definition, usage, and pronunciation. This course is designed for health profession students who require study in the fundamentals of medical terminology as part of their professional curriculum.

      Prerequisite(s): ENG0099
      Credits: 4
      BUS1101 - Introduction to Business

      A basic exposure to business principles, functions, and practices that prepares students with the knowledge to pursue specific areas of study associated with business enterprise such as economics, marketing, finance, human resource management, information technology, operations, ethics, and entrepreneurship. Awareness of the significance of business in the free enterprise system is developed through topical research, discussion, and writing projects.

      Prerequisite(s): None
      Credits: 4
      BUS2023 - Business Communications

      This course is designed to prepare students to organize and compose effective business correspondence and technical writing. The basic principles of writing and approaches for writing various types of communications are stressed.

      Prerequisite(s): ENG1001
      Credits: 4
      MGT2037 - Principles of Management

      The latest major approaches and techniques of management are studied, including planning, systems management, new organizational concepts, computer influence, controlling, and quantitative measurement.

      Prerequisite(s):
      BUS1101 (College of Business students only)
      Credits: 4


      Area III: Major Requirements - 88 Credits



      Core
      Students are required to take 48 credits as follows:

      HCM2001 - Issues in Public Health

      This course explores the societal context of health, illness, and the health care system in American Society. We examine determinants and measurement of health and disease and develop an understanding of epidemiology and public health as it relates to healthcare managers.

      Prerequisite(s):
      AHS1001, ENG1001, 1 Natural Science course as indicated in the catalog
      Credits: 4
      HCM2005 - Healthcare Delivery and Organization

      This course is an introduction to the healthcare delivery system.  It provides an overview of the various forces and elements that shape the way healthcare is delivered and received in the United States.  It covers the structure and function of the health organizations, professions, and delivery systems across the continuum of care.

      Prerequisite(s): None
      AHS1001, ENG1002 or ENG2001, ECO2071 or ECO2072
      Credits: 4
      HCM3002 - Economics of Healthcare

      This course examines the application of both micro and macroeconomic principles to the healthcare industry.

      Prerequisite(s): ECO2071 ECO2072 HCM2005
      Credits: 4
      HCM3004 - Ethics and Law for Administrators

      This course examines health law and ethics from an administrative perspective. Students learn to integrate ethical and legal aspects into administrative decision-making.

      Prerequisite(s): HCM2005 PHI2301
      Credits: 4
      HCM3005 - Healthcare Finance

      This course covers the unique structure and process of financial management in healthcare organizations. Students learn to examine and understand statements of profit and loss, balance sheets and cash flow statements in order to make administrative decisions regarding operations and resource allocation. The unique healthcare reimbursement system is given special attention.

      Prerequisite(s): ACC1001 ACC1002 HCM2005
      Credits: 4
      HCM3006 - Healthcare Marketing and Strategy

      This course will examine the role and function of marketing and strategy development in healthcare organizations. Marketing concepts including market research, segmentation, branding and advertising are reviewed. Strategy development includes the role of vision and mission, internal and external assessment, developing strategic initiatives, tactical planning and strategic execution.

      Prerequisite(s): HCM2005
      Credits: 4
      HCM3008 - Health Information Management Systems

      This course examines the design, operation, application and future of health information management systems.

      Prerequisite(s): HCM2005
      Credits: 4
      HCM4002 - Risk Management in Health Settings

      In this course, we examine various risk factors and methods of managing risk in healthcare organizations.

      Prerequisite(s): HCM3004
      Credits: 4
      HCM4004 - Research Topics in Health Administration

      In this course, we examine various research methods that are used to gather data, evaluate needs and develop strategies and programs. Students learn to be discriminating users of healthcare research studies in managerial decision making.

      Prerequisite(s): HCM3004 MAT2058
      Credits: 4
      HCM4007 - Leadership in Healthcare Organizations

      This course is designed to prepare students with leadership fundamentals in healthcare organizations. This includes content in interpersonal skills, leadership, ongoing professional development, and strategic management. This course is normally taught in conjunction with HCM4008 Leadership in Healthcare Organizations - Internship.

      Prerequisite(s): HCM3002 HCM3004 HCM3005 HCM3006 HCM3008
      Credits: 4
      HSC3010 - Long Term Care

      This course reviews the major issues and trends impacting the long-term care industry and discusses the business and clinical environment of various types of long-term care organizations including accreditation standards, reimbursement and patient care issues.

      Prerequisite(s): HCM2005
      Credits: 4
      MGT3045 - Human Resource Management

      This course represents a realistic study of the principles and practices of personnel management, major factors in personnel problems and labor relations, and the organization of personnel work. Attention is also given to the task of procuring, developing, maintaining, and using an effective team.

      Prerequisite(s): None
      Credits: 4


      Capstone Sequence
      Students are required to take 8 credits as follows:

      HCM4012 - Case Studies in Health Administration

      This is one of two capstone courses which provide students with the opportunity to integrate the skills and knowledge learned in the liberal arts foundation with their learned conceptual and technical competencies, through case studies.

      Prerequisite(s):
      Co- or prerequisite HCM4025
      Credits: 4
      HCM4025 - Strategic Management in Health Care Organizations

      This capstone course integrates the information presented through the HCM core courses to the concept of strategic management. Students will apply their knowledge and skills of healthcare management to the strategic planning process.

      Prerequisite(s):
      Co- or prerequisite HCM4007
      Credits: 4


      Major Electives
      Students are required to take 32 credits from the courses listed below:

      Transfer students may transfer any course to help fulfill the elective pool requirements. Non-transfer students, with their advisor's consultation and approval may choose courses from any department recommended and listed course or more broadly from any course offered by South University. A course can be used to meet only one requirement in Area I, Area II, or Area III, but not simultaneously in two areas. Students should work with their academic advisor or counselor to be sure they are making appropriate course choices.

      BUS3041 - Managerial Communications

      This course will help students to develop leadership through improved communication. Focus will be on those types of communication encountered in management functions: creating documents, presentations, leadership, managing meetings, building teams, internal and external organizational communication and professional career preparation.

      Prerequisite(s): BUS2023 MGT2037
      Credits: 4
      BUS4101 - Quality Management

      This course will introduce students to the philosophy and techniques of total quality management applied to business, governmental, and not-for-profit organizations. Students will explore the fundamentals of quality management with emphasis on the best practices of high performing organizations as measured by assessment tools such as the Baldridge Performance Excellence Program. Students will learn about the proper application and use of techniques such as Statistical Process control, Six Sigma, and process management.

      Prerequisite(s): BUS3059 MGT2037
      Credits: 4
      EDM2010 - Fundamentals of Emergency and Disaster Management

      This course provides students with fundamental knowledge of emergency and disaster management. Students examine the historical contact for emergency and disaster management, then explore topics such as risk assessment, preparedness, mitigation, recovery, and communications. Topics also include emergency and disaster management in the international domain as well as approaches to terror threats.

      Prerequisite(s): None
      Credits:
      HCM2004 - Introduction to Healthcare Management

      This course provides an introduction of traditional management concepts needed in managing healthcare organizations. Students learn about general challenges and complexities of managing in the healthcare setting, focusing on the unique characteristics of health care delivery in the U.S.

      Prerequisite(s):
      ENG1002 or ENG2001, BUS1101
      Credits: 4
      HSC3020 - Managed Care

      This course reviews the major issues and trends impacting the managed care industry and provides an overview of the different types of managed care organizations, considering both provider and payer- sponsored systems. The business and financial relationship between managed care organizations and providers is explored.

      Prerequisite(s): HCM2005
      Credits: 4
      HSC3030 - Federal and State Healthcare Programs

      This course reviews the organization and delivery of federal and state healthcare programs and the impact these programs have on the financing, regulation, and quality of the overall healthcare delivery system. Special focus is provided on the mechanisms and impact of federal and state reimbursement of healthcare services.

      Prerequisite(s): HCM2005
      Credits: 4
      MGT3002 - Organizational Behavior

      This course advances the concepts learned in the Principles of Management. In addition, behavioral concepts are applied to motivation, leadership, work groups, and communication.

      Prerequisite(s): MGT2037
      Credits: 4
      MIS3101 - Applications of Management Information Systems

      The course provides an introduction to applications of business modeling such as entity relationship diagrams and dataflow diagrams. This course emphasizes application of management information system tools to support modeling.

      Prerequisite(s): None
      Credits: 4
      PHE3050 - Public Health Policy

      This course presents an overview of the public policy facing the health care industry. The course provides students with a basic working knowledge of health policy with a comprehensive review of a wide variety of policy making, policy analysis, economic, and insurance issues.

      Prerequisite(s): HSC3030
      Credits: 4
      PSY2010 - Abnormal Psychology

      A survey of psychological disorders, contrasting theoretical views and representative research investigating these disorders. A concentration on classification, etiology, diagnosis, and treatment of mental disorders.

      Prerequisite(s):
      PSY1001 with a C or better
      Credits: 4
      SOC2010 - Social Problems

      This course exposes the student to social problems in the United States and globally. The student will learn the structural causes of social problems, the role that race or ethnicity, gender, and class play in social inequalities and the position the United States holds with respect to global social problems. Topics may include economic problems, environmental issues, problems of social inequality, deviance, and institutional problems. The student will also learn how to develop solutions to social problems.

      Prerequisite(s): SOC1001
      Credits: 4


      Developmental Courses

      Placement tests in Algebra and English are administered to determine if a student needs additional preparation in either of these areas.  If a need is indicated, accepted applicants are placed in developmental courses on the basis of their entrance/placement test scores and/or transfer credit.  Students must successfully complete or place out of developmental courses in order to progress in the program. Developmental course credits do not count towards the total number of credits for graduation however, they do count in determining the maximum time frame and incremental completion rate calculations.

      ENG0099 - Principles of Composition

      This course helps students refine their writing skills by focusing on the elements of style and grammar. Students compose paragraphs and essays in preparation for more advanced composition classes. A minimum grade of a C is required o pass this course. NOTE: This course is offered for institutional credit only.

      Prerequisite(s): None
      Credits: 4
      MAT0099 - Principles of Algebra

      This course is designed to develop the basic concepts in algebra that are needed as background for intermediate algebra and college math. The approach emphasizes the relationship between arithmetic and algebra, using graphs and applications to motivate students and provide real-world examples. The course begins with signed numbers, proceeds to solving linear equations, and concludes with the Rectangular Coordinate System and graphs. A minimum grade of C is required to pass this course.

      Prerequisite(s): None
      Credits: 4


      State approval policies require residents of the State of Arkansas to enroll in specific courses within this program rather than the courses specified in the program description above. Residents of the State of Arkansas should contact their admissions representatives for specific courses required within this program.

      Maryland residents are not eligible to enroll into an internship, externship, practicum, or field experience course. Students should work with their academic advisor or counselor to be sure they are making appropriate course choices.

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