Single Courses - School of Business

Single Master’s-Level Business Courses

At CalSouthern, students are permitted to enroll in a course at the master’s level without committing to a particular degree program. It’s a great option for students who want to:

  • Get a feel for online learning at CalSouthern before pursuing a master’s degree
  • Earn credits that can be applied toward a master’s degree at CalSouthern or another institution*
  • Gain master’s-level knowledge and expertise in a topic of interest

Choose any master’s-level course offered by CalSouthern’s School of Business. You’ll find a vast selection of subjects available, on topics as diverse as finance, human resources, change management, international business and project management.

Getting started is a quick and simple process. No entrance exams are required and you don’t have to provide official transcripts. A bachelor’s degree is not required to take master’s-level courses. (However, if you wish to enroll in CalSouthern’s Master of Business Administration program, a bachelor’s degree is a prerequisite.) Courses start every month; you’ll never encounter a closed course or waiting list!

*Although credits from regionally accredited institutions like CalSouthern are readily accepted by other universities, acceptance is at the discretion of the receiving institution.

Graduate Business Courses

HCA 86814 Cultural Diversity in Healthcare

Credits : 3

This purpose of this course is to increase the student’s awareness of the dimensions and complexities involved in caring for people from diverse cultural backgrounds. The student is exposed to effective cultural diversity skills and tools, plus, they will exam healthcare issues and perceptions from a broad social viewpoint. Students will investigate cultural health and illness traditions from multiple perspectives, to include: American Indian, Alaska Natives, Asian, Black, Hispanic, and White populations.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services.
  • Explain population characteristics and immigration terms.
  • Summarize facets of poverty and poverty guidelines.
  • Explore the multiple relationships between health and illness.
  • Explain traditional aspects of healthcare, factors that constitute traditional epidemiology, and components of the Health Traditional Model.
  • Assess examples of traditional healthcare philosophies and systems.
  • Examine the intricacies of ancient forms of healing, and how religion influences healing.
  • Evaluate the relationship of healing, forms of healing, and rituals of birth and death among people of different religions.
  • Explore Familial Health Traditions.
  • Explain the healthcare delivery system, culture of the healthcare providers, and healthcare expenditures in the United States versus other nations.
  • Explore healthcare spending and barriers to healthcare.
  • Compare the Institution of Social Control and Modern Medical Care to Cultural Care.
  • Examine the backgrounds of the American Indian and the Alaska Native populations.
  • Summarize the demographic profiles of the American Indian and Alaska Native populations.
  • Explore traditional Indian healers, healthcare problems of the American Indian, Alaska Native populations, and Indian Health Services.
  • Summarize the backgrounds of Asian populations, practices of a traditional Asian healer, and the current healthcare problems of the Asian population.
  • Explain demographic and new immigrant profiles of the Black population, plus, traditional methods of healing of the Black population.
  • Explore current healthcare problems of the Black population.
  • Appraise the background and demographic profile of the Hispanic population.
  • Examine traditional methods of health maintenance, protection, and traditional healing methods of the Hispanic population.
  • Review healthcare problems of the Hispanic population.
  • Examine the background and demographic profile of the White population.
  • Explain traditional methods of healing and health problems of the White population.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
  • Assess information efficiently and effectively.
  • Practices ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.

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