HCI 293 Onboarding to Healthcare Informatics • 5 Cr.


This course prepares students in the Healthcare Informatics program for transition into baccalaureate-level study. Students gain an understanding of program expectations, campus resources, and strategies for success in an online learning environment. Student success is promoted through managed remote study approaches, working in remote teams, writing that focuses on business and technical writing. Students learn how to define problems and analyze data for evidence-based solutions. The case study approach to learning is introduced. This course also introduces strategies for identifying student strengths, finding mentors, networking, and building a resume by working on an experience-based project to apply concepts learned in the program. Prerequisite: Admission to any baccalaureate program at Bellevue College.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Develop personal goals and strategies for success in an online degree. 
  • Establish social connections with peers in an online cohort 
  • Establish academic and advising connections with HCI faculty and staff 
  • Construct a learning portfolio that will be used throughout the BAS degree 
  • Demonstrate ability to think critically, read analytically, and communicate effectively 
  • Develop academic proficiency in research techniques, formatting, self-reflection, and peer-review