Health Informatics Degree

The Health Informatics stream leads to a Bachelor of Science (3-year) or a Bachelor of Arts (3-year). The Health Informatics (HI) stream provides students with more focused courses in Health information needs, infrastructure, standards, and jurisdiction. The HI stream complements offerings of the ACS department, and gives students flexibility of combining all three areas of IT, Business, and Health.

Health Informatics (3-year) - Required Courses

 

Year 1 courses: 12 credit hours

Course Number Course Name
ACS-1803 (3) Introduction to Information Systems
ACS-1805 (3) Introduction to Programming and
ACS-1903 (3) Programming Fundamentals I
OR
ACS-1903 (3) Programming Fundamentals I and
ACS-1904 (3) Programming Fundamentals II
OR
ACS-1905 (3) Programming Fundamentals and
one ACS course at 2000 level or above
ACS-1809 (3) Web Design and Development

 

Year 2 courses: 12 credit hours

Course Number Course Name
ACS-2814 (3) Applications of Database Systems
ACS-2816 (3) Health Information Systems
ACS-2909 (3) Internet Programming
ACS-2913 (3) Software Requirements Analysis & Design

 

Year 3 courses: 12 credit hours

Course Number Course Name
ACS-3801 (3) Principles in Information Systems (Health Centric)
OR  
ACS-3901 (3) Principles of Software Project Management

ACS-3816 (3)/

ACS-3916 (3)

 

Human Computer Interaction

ACS-3830 (3) Topics in Information Systems (Health Centric)
OR
ACS-3700 (3) Health Internship
ACS-3923 (3) Technical Communication in ICT Professions
OR  
ACS-3902 (3) Database Systems


3-year BSc/BA (HI Stream) 2016-2017 Flow Chart