HI Program Requirements

 
Requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Health Informatics (HI)
 

 

1 - COMMUNICATIONS

 
 

Twelve (12) credit hours are required as follows:

 
EH 101 - English Composition I
   
EH 102 - English Composition II
   
    CA 275 - Small Group Communications
     
EH 372 - Technical Writing (W)
 

 

2 - THE FINE AND PERFORMING ARTS AND THE HUMANITIES

 
 

Twelve (12) credit hours are required consisting of:

 
A.
CA - 110 Public Speaking
   
B.
One course (3 semester hours) from ARS 101, DRA 110, MUL 101, ARH 100, ARH 103, ARH 123, ARH 240 or ARH 242
   
C.
One course from EH 215, EH 216, EH 225, EH 226, EH 235, or EH 236
   
D.
One additional course (3 semester hours) from Art, Drama, Foreign Languages, Music, Philosophy and Literature.
 
  Two courses in the SOCIAL SCIENCES or HUMANITIES must be either a Literature sequence from (EH 215-216, EH 225-226, EH 235-236) OR a History sequence from (HY 101-102, HY 135-136)
 

 

3 - THE SOCIAL SCIENCES

 
 

Twelve (12) credit hours are required from the consisting of:

 
A.
PSY 120 – General Psychology
   
B.
One course from HY 101, HY 102, HY 135, or HY 136
     
C.
 
Two additional courses (6 semester hours) from the following approved areas: Anthropology, Criminal Justice, Economics, Geography, History, Political Science, Psychology, and Sociology
 
  Two courses in the SOCIAL SCIENCES or HUMANITIES must be either a Literature sequence from (EH 215-216, EH 225-226, EH 235-236) OR a History sequence from (HY 101-102, HY 135-136)
 

 

4 - THE NATURAL SCIENCES

 
 

Eight (8) credit hours of natural sciences, which must include laboratory experiences, are required from approved areas:

 
  Physics, Chemistry, Geology, Biology, and Geography 101 and 101L, Geography 102 and 102L.
 

 

5 - MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS

 
 

Nine (9) credit hours are required as follows:

 
  A.
 
MA 112 or higher
   
And
 
  B. One course from
 
BUS 245 - Applied Business Statistics I
   
ST 210 - Statistical Reasoning
   
And
 
  C. One course from
 
BUS 255 - Applied Business Statistics II
   
ST 310 - Statistical Research Techniques
 

 

6 - INFORMATION SYSTEMS ENVIRONMENT

 
 

Thirty-Four (34) credit hours are required as follows:

 
A.
CIS 115 - Beginning Programming
   
B.
CIS 150 – Intro to Computer Applications
   
C.
ACC 211 - Accounting Principles I
     
D.
MGT 300 - Management Theory & Practice
     
E.
ISC 245 – Information Systems in Organizations
     
F.
ISC 272 – Systems Architecture
     
G.
CIS 324 – Database Design, Development, and Management
     
H.
ISC 360 – Information Systems Analysis and Design (W)
     
I.
ISC 462 – Information Systems Strategy and Policy
     
J.
  CIS 321 – Data Communications and Networking
     
K.
ISC 475 – Information Systems Project Management
     
L.
CIS 496 - Internship (0 credit hours)
 

 

7 - CORE COURSES

 
 

Twelve (12) credit hours are required as follows:

 
A.
HI 300 – Health Informatics Clinical Environment
   
B.
HI 410 – Health Informatics
   
C.
HI 450 - Health Data Security and Compliance
     
D.
HI 455 - Health Data Management and Decision Support
 

 

8 - HEALTH CARE ENVIRONMENT

 
 

Twenty-four (24) credit hours are required as follows:

 
A.
BMD 114 – Human Anatomy and Physiology I
   
B.
BMD 115 – Human Anatomy and Physiology II
   
C.
BMD 210 – Infectious Disease in Health Care Environment
     
D.
  EMS 210 – Medical Terminology
     
E.
NU 325 – Health Assessment
     
F.
 
NU 327 – Pathophysiological Basis of Nursing
     
G.
 
EMS 401 – Seminar in AHP
 

 

9 - GENERAL ELECTIVES

 
 

Hours as needed to meet degree and 123 semester-hour-requirements. All Electives must be approved by the Health Informatics Coordinator.

 
 
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