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Learning Tracks

A student needs only one track to complete the major. However, more than one track may be taken, but this option will significantly reduce the number of elective courses. Students in the following tracks will learn the following:

Health Information Technology (HIT) Track 

  • Make decisions relevant to the health professions
  • Employ techniques useful in the management of medical data
  • Communicate effectively to implement technical knowledge

Web Development and Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) Track

  • Employ user-centered system interface design principles
  • Develop platform independent informatics applications
  • Analyze human-computer interactions to create optimally usable software packages

General Informatics Track

  • Employ informatics operations using computer technology
  • Apply basic informatics principles in a variety of disciplines
  • Demonstrate interdisciplinary perspective embracing different aspects of the university curriculum