The purpose of the Healthcare Business Informatics curriculum is to prepare individuals for employment as specialists in installation, data management, data archiving/retrieval, system design and support, and computer training for medical information systems.
Students learn about the field through multidisciplinary coursework including the study of terminology relating to informatics, systems analysis, networking technology, computer/network security, data warehousing, archiving and retrieval of information, and healthcare computer infrastructure support.
Graduates should qualify for employment as database/data warehouse analysts, technical support professionals, informatics technology professionals, systems analysts, networking and security technicians, and computer maintenance professionals in the healthcare field.
See the suggested course sequence below or look at the Healthcare Business Informatics Checksheet.
General Education Courses
COM 110 Introduction to Communication
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry
HUM 115 Critical Thinking
MAT 143 Quantitative Literacy
PSY 150 General Psychology
Major Core Courses
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers
CIS 115 Intro. to Prog & Logic
CTS 120 Hardware/Software Support
DBA 110 Database Concepts
HBI 110 Issues and Trends in HBI
HBI 113 Survey of Med Insurance
HBI 250 Data Mgmt and Utilization
HMT 110 Intro. to Healthcare Mgmt.
NET 125 Networking Basics
NOS 110 Operating System Concepts
OST 141 Med Terms I-Med Office
OST 142 Med Terms II-Med Office
OST 149 Medical Legal Issues
SEC 110 Security Concepts
NOS 130 Windows Single User
Other Major Courses
WBL 111 Work Based Learning I
CTS 220 Adv Hardware/Software Support
CTS 285 Systems Analysis and Design
DBA 115 Database Applications
NET 126 Routing Basics
Other Required Courses
ACA 115 Success and Study Skills
Total Semester Hour Credits for AAS Degree 74