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2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog 
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog

Healthcare Decision Making Minor

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Program: Minor
Undergraduate Student Success Center
Richard T. Doermer School of Business

Neff Hall 366 ~ 260-481-6472

The minor in Healthcare Decision Making provides a fundamental background in the principles of business and healthcare. The minor is available to any Purdue University Fort Wayne student. Your eligibility for this program is governed by the policies of the college/school/department in which you are enrolled. Please see your academic advisor for additional information.

All courses in this minor have specific prerequisites. You must meet the prerequisites for each course and earn a grade of C- or better in each course.  You must complete at least 12 of the required 18 credits at Purdue Fort Wayne to be eligible to receive the minor.

You may contact the Doermer School of Business Student Success Center or your primary advisor/major advisor to declare this minor.

Healthcare Decision Making Elective Credits: 6

Choose two courses (6 credits) from the list of courses below. Check the pre-requisites carefully to make sure all the pre-requisites are met for the selected course.

BUS 49006 - Legal Issues in Healthcare (3 cr)

BUS 49006 - Healthhcare Administration (3 cr)

BUS 49004 - Healthcare Entrepreneurship (3 cr)

BUS 49003 - Healthcare Information Systems (3 cr)


As a major in another bachelor’s degree program, you are not eligible to enroll in any additional business or economics courses. No more than 25 percent of a non-business student’s baccalaureate curriculum may be in subjects available in the Richard T. Doermer School of Business.

Total Credits: 18

Student Responsibility

You are responsible for ensuring that you satisfy all graduation requirements specified for each selected program.  Thus, it is essential that you develop a thorough understanding of the required courses, academic policies, and procedures governing your academic career.  If you cannot complete all program requirements by your stated graduation date but fail to remove those from your plan of study, the Registrar’s Office in consultation with your academic advisor will remove unmet pursuits from your plan of study. Changing curricular records during the graduation term of application may affect state or federal financial aid awards. All requests for exceptions to specific requirements must be made in writing and may be granted only by written approval from the appropriate chair or dean. 

Additional Course Use

Courses listed below may also be considered in meeting specific requirements.

ECON 27000 is required.  POL 39500, CRIM 30000, PSY 20100, SOC 35100, STAT 12500, STAT 24000, and STAT 30100 are accepted as a substitute.

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