Business (BUSI)


BUSI 5100V. Special Topics in Business. 1-3 Hour.

Special business topics of an interdisciplinary nature. (Typically offered: Irregular) May be repeated for up to 6 hours of degree credit.

BUSI 51103. The Health Care System. 3 Hours.

Analysis of system-wide issues related to delivery of health in the United States, including organizational arrangements, financing, health status issues, health insurance, health manpower, cost of health care, quality of health care, access and regulatory issues. Prerequisite: Graduate School of Business consent. (Typically offered: Fall)

BUSI 51303. Healthcare Quality Management and Information Systems. 3 Hours.

This course serves the dual purpose of familiarizing the student with major issues and trends in healthcare information technology, while also exploring contemporary issues in quality management and process improvement. Particular emphasis will be placed on the nexus between emerging clinical technologies such as the electronic medical record and other clinical databases, and the opportunities these advances present for clinical quality evaluation, procedural improvements in a variety of care settings, advances in community health, and improvements in day-to-day operations as well as strategic management. Also considered will be understanding of big data analytical technologies to improve timely care delivery. This course will also provide a review of clinical prediction models and how they are applied for knowledge modeling in clinical decision support systems. Prerequisite: Graduate School of Business consent. (Typically offered: Spring)

BUSI 51503. Applications in Health Systems Financial Management. 3 Hours.

Students are expected to have a basic understanding of financial management. This course focuses on the healthcare environment, basic financial management concepts, capital acquisition, cost of capital and capital structure, capital allocation, and other topics. After completion of the course, students should be able to apply financial management concepts to real-world healthcare settings. Prerequisite: Graduate School of Business consent. (Typically offered: Spring)

BUSI 51703. Health Law. 3 Hours.

This course provides an overview of the health law in the United States. Utilizing the organizational schema of the text, the course is organized around central areas of health law in the US. In addition to conceptual discussions of "black letter" health law the course develops critical thinking skills and understanding of health law through review and application of actual appellate holdings, student/instructor and class debates via Blackboard and written syntheses through the preparation of two papers during the semester. Prerequisite: Graduate School of Business consent. (Typically offered: Spring)

BUSI 61101. Seminar in Business Administration Teaching I. 1 Hour.

This course in college level teaching is designed for graduate students and new college teachers with specific emphasis on the Business Administration learning and classroom management. The purpose of this course is to introduce graduate students to principles of teaching and learning and to prepare these future teachers to lifelong learners in the classroom as teachers. Prerequisite: Graduate standing. (Typically offered: Fall)