Health Care Policy and Delivery

Description
The School for the Science of Health Care Delivery offers a concentration which reflects the school's role as a connection between the businesses of medicine and clinical practice. This concentration in health care policy and delivery focuses on the business of medicine --- including policy, administration and leadership. Students have the option of selecting an internship course, enhancing their application of core concepts. Students with an interest in health and health care are afforded the opportunity to broaden and expand their competitiveness for employment and postgraduate degree programs.

Requirements

  • Students must complete a minimum of 18 credit hours including 12 of upper division hours for this concentration.
  • All courses must be completed with a grade of “C” (2.00) or higher.
  • In order to complete the concentration, students must complete either ECN 211, ECN 212 or PBH 201.
  • Incompatible concentrations: Wellness Foundations, Nutrition and Healthy Living, Food and Nutrition Management, Human Nutrition

Required courses (15 credit hours)

HCD 302 Health Care Management (3) (Prerequisite(s): ECN 212 or HCD 201 or PBH 201)

HCD 330 Health Care Systems in the U.S. (3) (Prerequisite(s): minimum 30 hours)

HCD 402 Health Economics (3) (Prerequisite(s): ECN 211 or ECN 212 or PBH 201; minimum 45 hours)

HCD 403 Process Engineering (3) (Prerequisite(s): CHS 100; HCD 300, PSY 230, STP 226, STP 231, or SOC 390; minimum 45 hours)

MED 450 Leadership and Professionalism (3) (Prerequisite(s): minimum 45 hours; Credit is allowed for only HCD 401 or MED 450)

Elective (3 credit hours; choose one course from below)

HCD 404 Advanced Concepts in the Science of Health Care Delivery (3) (Prerequisite(s): CHS 100; HCD 401; HSC 330)

HCD 484 Internship (3) (Prerequisite(s): minimum 2.00 GPA; senior standing)

PAF 311 Leadership and Change, SB (3) (Prerequisites: Minimum 30 hours)

PAF 460 Public Service Ethics (3)

PBH 422 Health Disparities and Access to Health (3) (Prerequisite(s): HCD 101 (or PBH 100) or BS Medical Studies major. Credit is allowed for only HCD 422 or PBH 422)

 Completion Course (3 credit hours; choose one course from below)

ECN 211 Macroeconomic Principles (3)

ECN 212 Microeconomic Principles (3) 

HCD 201 Economics for Health Majors (3) (Credit is allowed for only HCD 201 or PBH 201)

IDS Core Course Information

All Interdisciplinary Studies students are required to complete a 9 credit-hour core and 9 credit hours of context/application courses.

Required Courses (9 credit hours):

  • IDS 201 Intellectual Fusion (recommended for freshman/sophomore students)
    • Prerequisites: None

OR

  • IDS 301 Becoming Interdisciplinary (3) (recommended for transfer students and/or students declaring IDS in their junior or senior year)
    • Prerequisites: Interdisciplinary Studies major

  • IDS 302 Integration Skills (3)
    • Prerequisite(s): Interdisciplinary Studies major; IDS 201 or 301 with C or better
  • IDS 401 Integration: Experiential Learning (3) (requires application)
    • Prerequisites: IDS 201 or 301 with C or better; IDS 302 with C or better; minimum 2.00 GPA; minimum of two courses completed in each concentration area

Context courses (6 credit hours)

Choose two Integrative Context courses from the following (3 credit hours each):

  • IDS 310: Integration: Cultural Contexts, C
  • IDS 311: Integration: Global Contexts, G, SB
  • IDS 312: Integrative Perspectives on Change
  • IDS 313: Integrative Perspectives on a Changing World
  • IDS 314: Integrative Perspectives on Cultural Dynamics, SB
  • IDS 315: Integration: Social Contexts, SB
  • IDS 316: Integration: Humanities Contexts, HU

Application courses (3 credit hours)

Choose any IDS Application course from the following (3 credit hours each):

  • IDS 140: The Nature of Knowledge Systems
  • IDS 302: Integration Skills
  • IDS 310: Integration: Cultural Contexts, C
  • IDS 311: Integration: Global Contexts, G, SB
  • IDS 312: Integrative Perspectives on Change
  • IDS 313: Integrative Perspectives on a Changing World
  • IDS 314: Integrative Perspectives on Cultural Dynamics, SB
  • IDS 315: Integration: Social Contexts, SB
  • IDS 316: Integration: Humanities Contexts, HU
  • IDS 484: Elective Internship

Transfer to ASU transfer.asu.edu

Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) transfer students transfer.asu.edu/maricopa

  • Courses may fulfill Arizona General Education Curriculum (AGEC) or Associate’s degree requirements, consult with your community college academic advisor for details.
  • MCCCD course transfer equivalencies are listed here; they may be applied toward this concentration (maximum of six credits or two courses).
  • Information listed was current for this catalog year at the time of printing, consult transfer.asu.edu/maricopa for verification.

Year

Year

2020-21

Campus

Campus

Downtown Phoenix

Advising

Advising

Interdisciplinary Studies Advising
cisa.asu.edu/advising
All appointments:
480-965-4464

Downtown Phoenix
Arizona Center, Suite 380

Polytechnic
Santa Catalina Hall

Tempe
Urban Systems Engineering

Online
480-965-4464

 

DARs Code

DARs Code

NHHCPDEMPH

College/School

College/School

College of Health Solutions

Concentration Contact

Concentration Contact