Informatics Cognate: Medical Informatics (BS)

The informatics major with the medical informatics cognate requires a minimum of 56 s.h. of work for the major, including at least 28 s.h. in cognate courses. The medical informatics cognate is intended for students interested in applications of computing to health care, especially in a clinical setting. It may lead to careers in medical or hospital settings, graduate programs in medical informatics, or professional degree programs in medicine, dentistry, nursing, or other allied health professions. Cognate courses are drawn from biology, chemistry, health and human physiology, and public health.

Students who choose the medical informatics cognate must satisfy the major's statistics requirement with either STAT:2010 Statistical Methods and Computing or STAT:3510 Biostatistics.

All of these:

Informatics Cognate: Medical Informatics (BS)
Course Number & Name Semester Hours
BIOL:1411 Foundations of Biology; BIOL:1412 Diversity of Form and Function 8 s.h.
CHEM:1110 Principles of Chemistry I; CHEM:1120 Principles of Chemistry II 8 s.h.
CHEM:2210 Organic Chemistry I; CHEM:2220 Organic Chemistry II 6 s.h.

At least two of these, to complete 28 s.h. in the cognate:

Informatics Cognate: Medical Informatics (BS) - At least two of these, to complete 28 s.h. in the cognate
Course Number & Name Semester Hours
BIOL:2512 Fundamental Genetics 4 s.h.
BIOL:3172 Evolution 4 s.h.
CHEM:2410 Organic Chemistry Laboratory 3 s.h.
HHP:1100 Human Anatomy 3 s.h.
HMP:4000 Introduction to the U.S. Health Care System 3 s.h.