Healthcare Business, B.B.A.

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Minimum Total Credit Hours: 120

Minimum Upper-Division Hours: 40


Overall GPA - Combined and OU: 2.50

Major GPA - Combined and OU: 2.50

Upper-Division Businesses Courses GPA - Combined and OU: 2.50

Program Code: B498

To enroll in upper-division business courses, students must be certified for degree candidacy and meet all prerequisites.

Major Requirements

Any 3000- or 4000-level HCB course will count in the Healthcare Business major grade point average unless otherwise specified, including additional hours taken to fulfill electives.

Required Courses15
Healthcare Marketing and Administration
Ethical and Regulatory Issues in Healthcare
Competitive and Economic Environment of Healthcare
Healthcare Supply Chain Management
Applied Project in the Business of Healthcare
Major Elective3
Choose 3 credit hours from the following:
Healthcare Finance
Healthcare Planning, Budgeting & Accounting
Decision Modeling for Healthcare
Total Credit Hours18

Required Courses

Core Requirements12
Legal Environment of Business
Principles of Organization and Management
Principles of Marketing
Business Strategy and Policy (Capstone - to be taken last semester of senior year) 1
Additional Requirements8
Business and Professional Basics I
Business & Professional Basics II
Business Finance
Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Total Credit Hours20

General Education and College Requirements

Courses taken to fulfill the University General Education Requirements must be chosen from the approved General Education course list published at http://www.ou.edu/gened/courses.

UNIVERSITY-WIDE GENERAL EDUCATION (MINIMUM 40 HOURS) AND COLLEGE REQUIREMENTS
Core Area I: Symbolic and Oral Communication6-16
Principles of English Composition (Core I)
Principles of English Composition (Core I)
Expository Writing
Language (Core I) - Students who have completed two years of high school language are exempt from this general education requirement (0-10 hours).
Mathematics6
Functions and Modeling for Business, Life and Social Sciences (Core I) 1
Calculus I for Business, Life and Social Sciences (Core I) 1
Core Area II: Natural Science 7
Natural Sciences - Choose two courses taken from the biological and/or physical sciences. The two courses must be from different disciplines and at least one course must include a laboratory component (Core II)
Core Area III: Social Science 2
P SC 1113American Federal Government (Core III)3
Core Area IV: Arts and Humanities 12
United States to 1865 (Core IV)
United States, 1865 to the Present
Introduction to Business Ethics (Core IV: Western Culture)
Choose one course in each of the following fields (Core IV):
Artistic Forms 3
World Culture 3
Core Area V: First-Year Experience3
Choose one course
Basic Business 422
Fundamental Financial Accounting 5
Fundamental Managerial Accounting
Personal Computing Productivity Tools
Business Communications 5
Principles of Economics-Macro (Core III-SS) 2, 5
Principles of Economics-Micro (Core III-SS) 2, 5
Elements of Statistics (Core I-M) 5
Computer-Based Information Systems 5
Total Credit Hours59-69

Free Electives

Electives to bring total applicable hours to the minimum total required for the degree including a minimum of 40 upper-division hours. B AD 2110B AD 2113MGT 2013, and MKT 2013 will not count for credit toward a BBA.

Additional Requirements

  1. Candidates for the B.B.A. degree must complete their last 30 hours as resident students in Price College. However, if a candidate has completed the last 51 hours as a resident student at the University of Oklahoma, 9 of the last 60 hours may be taken at another university or by correspondence from OU.

  2. Pass/No Pass will not be accepted for any upper-division Business or General Education courses or any specifically required courses.

  3. One upper-division course in each of the following areas is required: L S, MGT, and MKT.

  4. Sixty hours, excluding physical education activity courses, must be taken at a baccalaureate degree-granting institution.

  5. A combined maximum of 8 hours of general military experience and flight instruction courses will count toward the required hours.

Suggested Semester Plan of Study

Additional hours may be required if remedial math or language is required. Please see an academic counselor to develop a plan of study. 

Apply for permission to take upper division business courses the semester in which you will complete the prebusiness courses1.

This major normally requires three semesters of study beyond the business core requirements.

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman
First SemesterCredit Hours
ECON 1113 Principles of Economics-Macro (Core III) 1 3
ENGL 1113 Principles of English Composition (Core I) 3
HIST 1483
United States to 1865
or United States, 1865 to the Present
3
MATH 1643 Functions and Modeling for Business, Life and Social Sciences 3
First-Year Experience (Core V) 2 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
B AD 1001 Personal Computing Productivity Tools 1
ECON 1123 Principles of Economics-Micro (Core III) 1 3
ENGL 1213
Principles of English Composition (Core I)
or Expository Writing
3
MATH 1743 Calculus I for Business, Life and Social Sciences (Core I) 3
MIS 2113 Computer-Based Information Systems 1 3
Natural Science (Core II) 2 3
 Credit Hours16
Sophomore
First Semester
ACCT 2113 Fundamental Financial Accounting 1 3
B AD 2091 Business and Professional Basics I 1
B C 2813 Business Communications 1 3
ECON 2843 Elements of Statistics 1 3
P SC 1113 American Federal Government (Core III) 3
Free Elective 1
 Credit Hours14
Second Semester
ACCT 2123 Fundamental Managerial Accounting 3
PHIL 1273 Introduction to Business Ethics (Core IV: Western Culture) 3
ENT 2113 Innovation & Entrepreneurship 3
Artistic Forms (Core IV) 2 3
Natural Science with lab (2nd discipline) (Core II) 2 4
 Credit Hours16
Junior
First Semester
FIN 2303 Business Finance 3
L S 3323 Legal Environment of Business 3
MGT 3013 Principles of Organization and Management 3
MKT 3013 Principles of Marketing 3
B AD 3091 Business & Professional Basics II 1
Free Elective 3
 Credit Hours16
Second Semester
HCB 3613 Healthcare Marketing and Administration 3
World Culture (Core IV) 2 3
Upper-Division General Education Elective 3 3
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 1
 Credit Hours13
Senior
First Semester
HCB 3703 Applied Project in the Business of Healthcare 3
HCB 4623 Competitive and Economic Environment of Healthcare 3
Healthcare Elective 3
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
B AD 4013 Business Strategy and Policy 3
HCB 4613 Ethical and Regulatory Issues in Healthcare 3
HCB 4633 Healthcare Supply Chain Management 3
Free Upper-Division Elective 3
Free Upper-Division Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
 Total Credit Hours120