Curriculum

  • General Education Courses

    Core Communication
    Take three courses for nine credits

    • ENG W131 Reading, Writing and Inquiry (3 credits)
    • ENG W231 Professional Writing Skills (3 credits)
    • BUS X204 Business Communications (3 credits)
    • COMM C223 Business and Professional Communications (3 credits)
    • TCM 220 Technical Report Writing (3 credits)
    • COMM R110 Fundamentals of Speech Communication (3 credits)


    Analytical Reasoning

    Take four courses for 12 credits

    • MATH 153 Algebra and Trigonometry I (3 credits)
    • MATH 154 Algebra and Trigonometry II (3 credits)
    • MATH 165 Analytic Geometry and Calculus I (3 credits)
    • MATH 351 Elementary Linear Algebra (3 credits)


    Cultural Understanding, Social Sciences/Arts & Humanities

    Take one Cultural Understanding course and three Social Sciences/Arts & Humanities courses


    Life & Physical Sciences

    Take two courses for six credit hours

  • Health Data Science Public Health Core Courses

    Take four courses for 12 credits

    • PBHL A316 Environmental Health Science (3 credits)
    • PBHL E322 Introduction to Epidemiology (3 credits)
    • PBHL H202 Health Policy for Community Health and Environmental Health Science (3 credits)
    • PBHL S315 Community Health (3 credits)
  • Health Data Science Major Courses

    Major Courses
    Take all seven courses and internships for 27 credits

    • PBHL-B275 Probability in Health Data Science: A Computational Approach (3 credits)
    • PBHL-B280 Biostatistics for Health Data Scientists: A Computational Approach (3 credits)
    • PBHL-B285 Classical Biostatistical Regression Methods (3 credits)
    • PBHL-B325 Introduction to Biostatistical Computing (3 credits)
    • PBHL-B385 Contemporary Biostatistical Regression Methods (3 credits)
    • PBHL-B420 Introduction to Biostatistical Learning (3 credits)
    • PBHL-B430 Advanced Biostatistical Computing (3 credits)
    • PBHL-B401 Health Data Science Internship I (3 credits)
    • PBHL-B402 Health Data Science Internship II (3 credits)
  • Minors

    Computer and Information Science Minor

    Take six courses for 20 credits

    • CSCI 23000 Computing I (4 credits)
    • CSCI 24000 Computing II (4 credits)
    • CSCI 34000 Discrete Computational Structures (3 credits)
    • CSCI 36200 Data Structures (3 credits)
    • CSCI 44300 Database Systems (3 credits)
    • CSCI 48100 Data Mining (3 credits)


    Informatics Minor

    Take six courses for 21 credits

    • INFO I101 Introduction to Informatics (4 credits)
    • INFO I210 Information Infrastructure I (4 credits)
    • INFO I211 Information Infrastructure II (4 credits)
    • INFO I308 Information Representation (3 credits)
    • INFO I421 Applications of Data Mining (3 credits)
    • INFO I453 Computer and Information Ethics (3 credits)
  • Electives

    Required Electives

    Computer and Information Science Track

    • INFO I453 Computer and Information Ethics (3 credits)
    • INFO I425 Applying Web Services in Information Systems (3 credits)


    Informatics Track

    • CSCI 34000 Discrete Computational Structures (3 credits)
    • CSCI 36200 Data Structures (3 credits)


    Recommended Electives

    Take up to five elective courses (15 or 16 credits credits), at least four from PBHL, CSCI or INFO up to a total of 120 credits.

    • PBHL B352 Fundamentals of Data Management (3 credits)
    • CSCI N241 Fundamentals of Web Development (3 credits)
    • INFO I303 Organizational Informatics (3 credits)
    • INFO I402 Informatics Project Management (3 credits)
    • NEWM N220 Introduction to Media Application Development (3 credits)
    • NEWM N320 Intermediate Media Application Development (3 credits)
    • INFO I453 Computer and Information Ethics (3 credits)
    • COMM C180 Introduction to Inter-personal Communication (3 credits)
    • COMM C223 Business and Professional Communication (3 credits)
    • COMM C392 Health Communication (3 credits)


    Degree Electives:

    A minimum of 105 credit hours of required courses are listed for this curriculum. 39 credit hours are required in general education and preparatory courses and 12 required credit hours in public health. For those pursuing an informatics minor 53 credit hours are required in the major and minor areas. For those pursuing a computer science minor 54 credit hours are required in the major and minor areas. In addition, students must take a sufficient number of college-level elective courses to total a minimum of 120 credit hours. Contact the Office of Student Services at (317) 278-0753 for specific determinations.