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|
|Survey of Accounting|
|Health Issues and Resources|
|Programming for Information Technology|
|Introduction to Statistics I (If not taken in Area D)|
If BIOL 1130 and/or STAT 2231 taken in Area D, select course(s) from the following list:
|Legal Environment of Business|
|Principles of Macroeconomics|
|Principles of Microeconomics|
|HITC 3000||Introduction to Health Informatics||3|
|HLPR 3200||Inteprofessional Teams in Healthcare Organizations||3|
|HSCC 2300||Management of Health Information||3|
|HSCC 3110||Legal Iss In Hlth Care Environ||3|
|Related Concentration Requirements||36|
|Analysis of Healthcare Data|
|Introduction to Project Management|
|Principles of Knowledge Management and Decision Support|
|Prin Of Man/Health Srvs Admin|
|Principles of Health Insurance and Reimbursement|
|Survey of Health Outcomes|
|Seminar in Professional Issues|
|Ethical Theories/Moral Issues in Health|
|Database Design and Implementation|
|Systems Acquisition, Design, and Implementation|
|Select 9 credit hours of Guided Electives:|
|Evidence and Procedure|
|Special Topics in Criminal Justice|
|Programming Principles I|
|Programming Principles II|
|Computers, Ethics and Society|
|Special Topics in Health Informatics|
|Health Information Systems|
|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.