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 1|
|Intro to Statistics 1|
|Introduction to Health Informatics|
|Management of Health Information|
|Health Issues and Resources|
|Legal Iss In Hlth Care Environ|
|Related Concentration Requirements||45|
|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|
|Seminar in Professional Issues|
|Database Design and Implementation|
|Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining|
|Total Credit Hours||124|
If IT 2531 or MATH 1401 has been taken in Area D, students should take Web Page Development (IT 1430).
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.
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 the Academic Advisement catalog page.