Health Sciences B.H.S. (Concentration in Health Informatics)
Degree Requirements: 124 Credit Hours
See Core Curriculum for required courses in Area A1 through Area E.
|General Requirements (Core Areas A - E)||42|
|Area F - Courses Appropriate to Major||18|
|Introduction to Information Technology|
|Data Programming I|
|Introduction to Cyber Security|
|Intro to Statistics|
|If MATH 1401 taken in Area D, select one course from the following list:|
|Survey of Accounting|
|Principles of Macroeconomics|
|Principles of Microeconomics|
|Legal Environment of Business|
|Introduction to Health Informatics|
|Management of Health Information|
|Health Issues and Resources|
|Legal Iss In Hlth Care Environ|
|Related Concentration Requirements||42|
|Analysis of Healthcare Data|
|Introduction to Project Management|
|Principles of Knowledge Management and Decision Support|
|Special Topics in Health Informatics|
|Prin Of Man/Health Srvs Admin|
|Principles of Health Insurance and Reimbursement|
|Survey of Health Outcomes|
|Interprofessional Patient Advocacy Internship|
|Database Design and Implementation|
|Systems Acquisition, Design, and Implementation|
|Introduction to Professional and Technical Writing|
|Select 3 credit hours of Guided Electives:|
|Health Policy Issues|
|Seminar in Professional Issues|
|Ethical Theories/Moral Issues in Health|
|Population Health Sciences|
|Indep Study In Health Science|
|Data Programming II|
|Fundamentals of Information Systems Security|
|Total Credit Hours||124|
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 College Algebra (MATH 1111) or Composition I (ENGL 1101), and must undergo a formal interview conducted by a health sciences faculty member.
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.
For questions regarding specific undergraduate program requirements, please contact the Waters College of Health Professions Student Success Center.