Apr 23, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

Health Science - Concentration in Health Informatics, B.H.S.

Location(s): Armstrong-Savannah


Degree Requirements: 124 Credit Hours


See Core Curriculum  for required courses in Area A1 through Area E.

General Requirements (Core Areas A - E) Credit Hours: 42


Additional Requirements Credit Hours: 4


Total Credit Hours: 124


1 If IT 2531  or MATH 1401  has been taken in Area D, students should take ( IT 1430 ).

Admission Requirements

In addition to a completed health sciences program application made to the department, students must seek regular admission to Georgia Southern University. Students must be eligible for (MATH 1111 - College Algebra (3 Credit Hours) ) or (ENGL 1101 - Composition I (3 Credit Hours) ), and must undergo a formal interview conducted by a health sciences faculty member.

Progression Requirements

All students are required to submit evidence of liability insurance and a health assessment prior to beginning their practicum.

Students must complete the degree program within six consecutive years from the date of their initial admission to the major. Students who do not complete the program within this time limit must apply for readmission, meet current criteria for admission, and have their previous credits calculated. Students who are granted readmission must meet course requirements in effect at the time of readmission. A minimum grade of C or better must be earned in each course in the major.

Senior students must successfully complete the bachelor of health science exit exam, as well as the university’s general education exit exam, during the last semester before graduation. It is recommended that all bachelor of health science students have current CPR certification at the time of graduation.

Advisement

Undergraduate Academic Advisement at Georgia Southern is provided to all degree-seeking undergraduate students by professional advisors. Academic Advisors are located on all three Georgia Southern University campuses. Students are required to meet with their assigned Academic Advisor at least once a semester. For more information visit Academic Advisement .