School of Information 501

This course builds skills in user-centered qualitative research methods and professional consulting. Students will work in teams of 3-5 people, working with a real-world client who poses a problem involving information, technology, and/or human processes in the context of a work environment or product/service delivery. Students will learn to manage projects; work in teams; work with a client; conduct interviews; observe work practices; analyze and synthesize qualitative data; present their recommendations; and write formal reports.

School of Information 542

Introduction to concepts and practices of health informatics. Topics include: a) major applications and commercial vendors; b) decision support methods and technologies; c) analysis, design, implementation, and evaluation of healthcare information systems; and d) new opportunities and emerging trends.

Cross-listed with HMP 668.

School of Information 622

Covers the key concepts of evaluation and a variety of methods used to determine the goals of a system or service, performs organizational analysis, assesses task/technology or service fit, determines ease of learning of new or existing services or systems, determines ease of use, assesses aspects of performance (including information retrieval), and evaluates the success in accomplishing the user/organizational goals. Methods include observation, survey, interviews, performance analysis, evaluation in the design/iteration cycle, usability tests, and assessment of systems in use.

School of Information 661

This course prepares students to take on management challenges faced in health informatics leadership roles within a variety of organizational settings. Through a combination of seminar and case study work, it is a highly interactive course in which students have the opportunity to discuss real-world health informatics scenarios from a variety of perspectives in order to gain familiarity with different managerial approaches. The course also draws on organizational and managerial theory to provide students with more generalized knowledge about how to be an effective leader.

Technology and Operations 411

Spreadsheets are among the most widely used decision support tools in business today, and have advanced to the point of providing powerful, general-purpose functionally.  The first half of the course introduces decision support modeling using spreadsheets, including:  what-if analysis; financial, statistical, and time/date functions; graphical presentation of data; organizing and extracting information from spreadsheet databases; and cross-tabulation of data.  The second half of the course includes importing information into spreadsheets from external sources; goal seeking; one and two way

Entrepreneurship 599

***Note: ENTR 599 is a special topics course and the topics may change across terms. The special topic of "DEI in entrepreneurship" has been approved by the Curriculum and Assessment Committee for professional elective credit. Students wishing to take this course where the topic is different must submit a request to the Curriculum and Assessment Committee for review and approval. 

Course overview for DEI in Entrepreneurship:

Health Management and Policy 661

This course prepares students to take on management challenges faced in health informatics leadership roles within a variety of organizational settings.

Clinical Pharmacy and Translational Science 832

Informatics is an important system factor in how medication use may be impacted.  The purpose of this course is to introduce the learner to relevant theory and methods that are used in clinical informatics research.  This course is an introduction to informatics methods such as database modeling, clinical decision support, EHR, data mining and systems engineering.  The methods will be illustrated and discussed using prescription medications, pharmacy practice and applications (apps) as the context for lea

Health Behavior Health Education 654

Consumer health informatics (CHI) gives health care consumers information and tools to facilitate their engagement.  Students will become familiar with, and evaluate, a range of CHI applications.  They will also assess the needs and technological practices of potential users, generate theory-informed design and implementation strategies, and select appropriate evaluation approaches.

Cross listed with SI 554. 

School of Information 554

Consumer health informatics (CHI) gives health care consumers information and tools to facilitate their engagement.  Students will become familiar with, and evaluate, a range of CHI applications.  They will also assess the needs and technological practices of potential users, generate theory-informed design and implementation strategies, and select appropriate evaluation approaches.

Cross listed with HBHE 654. 

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