DHS 850 Computer Applications in the Health Sciences


An overview to the world of computer basics–hardware, software, file management–and give you the knowledge and skills you need for efficient computer operation. Computer technology is a fundamental element of the modern application of health science knowledge and methods.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Create, edit, and illustrate Microsoft® Word™ documents that are professional looking.
  • Apply formulas and functions to large data sets in Microsoft® Excel®
  • Incorporate useful charts and graphs to summarize data
  • Create presentations in Microsoft® PowerPoint® using advanced tools, tables, and charts
  • Create a database using Microsoft® Access®
  • Generate simple database reports using Microsoft® Access®
  • Describe how these techniques will aid the development, implementation, and evaluation of health science programs in a global health context.