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  Sep 22, 2017
 
 
    
University Catalog 2017-2018

Health Informatics & Information Management (BS)


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The baccalaureate degree curriculum emphasizes the development of skills for the management of health-related information and the systems used to collect, store, retrieve, disseminate, and communicate information for the support of enterprise operations and clinical and business decision making in health care or related organizations.

The Health Informatics and Information Management (HIIM) program requires 12 quarters of study on-campus plus 1 quarter off-campus at professional practice sites.

The Health Informatics and Information Management (HIIM) program received the Louisiana State Board of Regents' Commendation of Excellence, the highest recognition awarded to an academic program by this group.

The program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education. Graduates of the program are eligible to apply to write the registration examination of the American Health Information Management Association. Graduates who pass this examination may use the credential, RHIA, Registered Health Information Administrator. This program leads to the Bachelor of Science Degree. This program is available online.

Health Informatics & Information Management Curriculum (BS)


Freshman Year


English (GER)


Humanities (GER)


Mathematics (GER)


Natural Sciences (GER)


Social/Behavioral Science (GER)


From the following discplines, select one Social/Behavioral Sciences (GER) course.  3 Semester Credit Hours

  • Social Science: Anthropology, Criminal Justice, Economics, Geography, International Studies, Interdisciplinary, Political Science
  • Behavioral Science: Psychology, Sociology

Major Courses


Electives


  • Electives     6 Semester Credit Hours

Total: 33 SCH


Sophomore Year


Fine Arts (GER)


Humanities (GER)


  • Select one Humanities (GER) course from the following disciplines: Literature, Foreign Languages, History, Classical Studies, Communications, Philosophy, Religious Studies, or Interdisciplinary.  NOTE: some of these subject matter disciplines may not be offered at Louisiana Tech University.  3 Semester Credit Hours

Mathematics (GER)


Natural Sciences (GER)


  • Select one Physical Science course from the following disciplines: Chemistry, Geology, Physics, Astronomy, or Meteorology.  NOTE: some of these subject matter disciplines may not be offered at Louisiana Tech University. 3 Semester Credit Hours

Social/Behavioral Sciences (GER)


From the following discplines, select one Social/Behavioral Sciences (GER) course.  3 Semester Credit Hours

  • Social Science: Anthropology, Criminal Justice, Economics, Geography, International Studies, Interdisciplinary, Political Science
  • Behavioral Science: Psychology, Sociology

Total: 34 SCH


Junior Year


Senior Year


Major Courses


Total: 23 SCH


Total Semester Hours 120


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