University of South Florida St. Petersburg

2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog

Minor in Healthcare Administration (HCA)

This minor is open to students from all colleges.

To qualify for the Healthcare Administration Minor, students must successfully complete a minimum of fifteen (15) semester hours in Healthcare Administration coursework (nine (9) credit hours of required courses and six (6)credit hours of elective courses). All fifteen credit hours of the Healthcare Administration minor must be taken at USFSP. A grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 or higher must be achieved in the coursework for the minor. A statement attesting to the completion of the Minor in Healthcare Administration will appear on the student's official transcript.

Note for Non-College of Business Students:

To avoid unnecessary delays, it is strongly recommended that Non-Business majors take ECO 2023 Economic Principals-Microeconomics as three (3) of the required hours in Social Sciences (a Liberal Arts General Education Requirement) because this course is a pre-requisite for the required course, ECP 3530 Economics and Health.

Required Courses (9 credit hours):

ECP 3530

Economics and Health


MAN 3093

Healthcare Management


MAR 4712

Healthcare Marketing


Elective Courses (6 credit hours) select two of the following:

ECO 4504

Public Finance


ENT 3503

Social Issues in Entrepreneurship


HSA 3170

Healthcare Finance (NOTE: This class may not be used as an elective for FIN majors)


GEB 4894

Healthcare Strategy


ISM 3011

Information Systems


MAN 3301

Human Resource Management


MAR 3400

Professional Selling


MAR 4503

Consumer Behavior


*GEB 4905

Independent Study


Additional Selected Topics courses may also qualify as HCA electives. Students should consult with an advisor about any additional approved courses.

*Course pending approval.

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2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog

University Administration


Undergraduate Programs Offered

Academic Calendar - August 2013-December 2014

USF St. Petersburg Mission, Goals, Values and Vision

About USF St. Petersburg

Admissions and Related Matters

Financial Aid


Veterans Services

Academic Policies and Procedures

Academic Services

Grades, Financial Aid Requirements, and Review Procedures

Liberal Arts Requirements

Baccalaureate Degree - University Requirements

Division of Student Affairs

College of Arts and Sciences

College of Business

College of Education

Military Science and Leadership - Army Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC)

Florida’s Statewide Course Numbering System

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