Health Innovation

Description
The health innovation concentration provides students with the foundational concepts necessary for them to contribute to transformational change in real-world health situations. This program gives students an understanding of initiating, implementing and sustaining innovation in health settings. A variety of students might benefit from having a Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies degree with a Health Innovation Concentration: pre-nursing students; students unable to meet the admission standard for the College of Nursing & Health Innovation Upper Division Nursing Program; students undecided about nursing as a career, but might be interested in the health care field.

Requirements

  • Students must complete a minimum of 18 credit hours including 12 of upper division hours for this concentration.
  • All courses must be completed with a grade of “C” (2.00) or higher.
  • A minimum 9 upper division hours must be taken in courses offered by the College of Nursing and Health Innovation.

Required Core 3 Hours Required
Select One Course

HCD 210 Cultural Aspects of Health, C (3)

HCD 330 Health Care Systems in the U.S. (3) (Prerequisite(s): minimum 30 hours)

HCI 150 Introduction to Health Innovation (3)

HCI 250 Health Entrepreneurship and Value Creation (3)

HCR 210 Ethics for the Health Care Professional, HU (3)

HCR 220 Introduction to Health Profession and the U.S. Health Care System, H (3)

HCR 230 Culture and Health, C & G (3)

HSC 210  Cultural Aspects of Health, C (3)

HSC 320 

HSC 330 

 

Required Concentration Core 15 Hours

HCI 311 Health Innovation: Foundational Concepts (3) (Prerequisite(s): ENG 102 or 105 or 108 with C or better; minimum 45 hours)

HCI 412 Transforming Health Care: A Systems Perspective for Innovation (3) (Prerequisite(s): HCI 311 with C or better)

HCI 421 Health Care Policy: The Innovator's View (3) (Prerequisite(s): HCI 311 with C or better)

HCI 425 Facilitating Innovation to Achieve Outcomes (3) (Prerequisite(s): HCI 311 with C or better)

HCI 428 Technology: A Tool to Advance Innovation in Health Care (3) (Prerequisite(s): HCI 311 with C or better)

IDS Core Course Information

All Interdisciplinary Studies students are required to complete a 9 credit-hour core and 9 credit hours of context/application courses.

Required Courses (9 credit hours):

  • IDS 201 Intellectual Fusion (recommended for freshman/sophomore students)
    • Prerequisites: None

OR

  • IDS 301 Becoming Interdisciplinary (3) (recommended for transfer students and/or students declaring IDS in their junior or senior year)
    • Prerequisites: Interdisciplinary Studies major

  • IDS 302 Integration Skills (3)
    • Prerequisite(s): Interdisciplinary Studies major; IDS 201 or 301 with C or better
  • IDS 401 Integration: Experiential Learning (3) (requires application)
    • Prerequisites: IDS 201 or 301 with C or better; IDS 302 with C or better; minimum 2.00 GPA; minimum of two courses completed in each concentration area

Context courses (6 credit hours)

Choose two Integrative Context courses from the following (3 credit hours each):

  • IDS 310: Integration: Cultural Contexts, C
  • IDS 311: Integration: Global Contexts, G, SB
  • IDS 312: Integrative Perspectives on Change
  • IDS 313: Integrative Perspectives on a Changing World
  • IDS 314: Integrative Perspectives on Cultural Dynamics, SB
  • IDS 315: Integration: Social Contexts, SB
  • IDS 316: Integration: Humanities Contexts, HU

Application courses (3 credit hours)

Choose any IDS Application course from the following (3 credit hours each):

  • IDS 140: The Nature of Knowledge Systems
  • IDS 302: Integration Skills
  • IDS 310: Integration: Cultural Contexts, C
  • IDS 311: Integration: Global Contexts, G, SB
  • IDS 312: Integrative Perspectives on Change
  • IDS 313: Integrative Perspectives on a Changing World
  • IDS 314: Integrative Perspectives on Cultural Dynamics, SB
  • IDS 315: Integration: Social Contexts, SB
  • IDS 316: Integration: Humanities Contexts, HU
  • IDS 484: Elective Internship

Transfer to ASU transfer.asu.edu

Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) transfer students transfer.asu.edu/maricopa

  • Courses may fulfill Arizona General Education Curriculum (AGEC) or Associate’s degree requirements, consult with your community college academic advisor for details.
  • MCCCD course transfer equivalencies are listed here; they may be applied toward this concentration (maximum of six credits or two courses).
  • Information listed was current for this catalog year at the time of printing, consult transfer.asu.edu/maricopa for verification.

Year

Year

2020-21

Campus

Campus

Downtown Phoenix

Advising

Advising

Interdisciplinary Studies Advising
cisa.asu.edu/advising
All appointments:
480-965-4464

Downtown Phoenix
Arizona Center, Suite 380

Polytechnic
Santa Catalina Hall

Tempe
Urban Systems Engineering

Online
480-965-4464

 

DARs Code

DARs Code

NUHCIEMPH

College/School

College/School

College of Nursing and Health Innovation

Concentration Contact

Concentration Contact

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