HealthCare Facilities (HCaF) Design
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The interdisciplinary HealthCare Facilities Design (HCaF) Graduate Certificate offers specialty courses to graduate students and design professionals in health care design with special emphasis on evidence-based design. Successful completion of the certificate will position graduates to be employed in the health facilities design sector of architecture industry and play a leading role in evidence-based design.
Current TTU students complete this form and contact Program Director for admission into Certificate Program. [http://www.depts.ttu.edu/gradschool/docs/current/ChangeStudyObjCurrent.pdf |
Some information about HealthCare and Architecture
Opportunities available for graduates from this program
Required Courses and electives
Courses are in two groups. Students must choose a minimum of six (6) credits from each group. There is a possibility for students to choose six (6) credits from each group so that all courses are ‘taught by distance’. NOTE: M.Arch students must enroll in Arch 5503 Topical studio: Healthcare Facilities Design and Arch 5366 Evidence Based Architecture, and choose two from group 2.
GROUP 1 COLLEGE OF ARCHITECTURE
Arch 5503:302 Topical Studio:Healthcare Facilities Design (Spring) 5:0:10. Topical studio that explores design, theoretical, and/or technological issues that affect current architectural thought and practice.
NOTE: Section 302 focuses on Health Care related projects and is usually taught in collaboration with architectural firms that specialize in health care design.
Arch 5366 Evidence Based Architecture (Fall) 3:3:0. Historical development and theoretical fundamentals of research based “evidence” in architecture. Challenges and opportunities for different stakeholders. Finding and using “evidence” in design. Case studies.
GROUP 2 COLLEGES OF BUSINESS AND NURSING
HOM 5306 Introduction to Health Systems (Spring)
HOM 5308 Consumer-Driven Healthcare Design (Fall)
NURS5322 Health Informatics for Advanced Nursing Practice
NURS5325 Health Policy: Essentials for Advanced Nursing Practice
NURS5349 Perspectives on Obesity
NURS 5376 Best Practices for a Safe Health Care System (not offered at the moment)
Saif Haq, PhD
phone: 806 742 3169 ext 284
Health and Design Resources
Benavides, Joel (graduated)
Brooks, Douglas J. (graduated)
Davis, Matt R (graduated)
Everett, Greg (graduated)
Monfort, Brandon (graduated)
Oestreich, Katherine (graduated)
Shappell, Travis (graduated)
Spurgin, Leo (graduated)
Washburn, Tyler (graduated)
Flores-Villarruel, Frank (graduated)