HealthCare Facilities (HCaF) Design
From TTU College of Architecture
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 |
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)