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Information Technology-Health Informatics Option

Mission

The Information Technology-Health Informatics Option, a Bachelor of Science program, provides students with the foundation necessary to enable them to effectively design, develop, implement, evaluate and manage health care information systems and resources.

Educational Objectives

  • The Information Technology-Health Informatics Option degree program prepares students to contribute to the improvement of health care delivery systems.
  • The Information Technology-Health Informatics Option degree program prepares students to adapt to ever-changing industry trends.
  • The Information Technology-Health Informatics Option degree program prepares students to succeed in broad industry applications such as mid-level managers or as IT professionals.

Expected Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, Information-Technology-Health Informatics Option graduates will be able to:

  1. Explain the major concepts in the functional areas of accounting, marketing, finance, and management
  2. Evaluate the legal, social, and economic environments of business
  3. Describe the global environment of business
  4. Describe and explain the ethical obligations and responsibilities of business.
  5. Apply decision-support tools to business decision making
  6. Construct and present effective oral and written forms of professional communication
  7. Apply knowledge of business concepts and functions in an integrated manner
  8. Use specialized knowledge to solve business problems
    • Demonstrate the ability to analyze, design, implement, and support Relational Database Management Systems (RDMS).
    • Analyze business needs with the view to design and implement data networks.
    • Perform the general planning and analysis of business systems that will support the development of modern business information systems (IS).
    • Develop fundamental programming skills and apply those skills to solving business information system problems.

Curriculum Map

The curriculum map for the Information Technology-Health Informatics Option program can be found on the program's web page on the Oregon Tech web site.

Summary of Student Learning Outcomes

During the 2013-14 academic year, the program faculty formally assessed the student learning outcomes summarized in the attached annual report. Additional details can be found in department assessment records.