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Health Information Technology Course Sequence

Award: Associate of Applied Science degree

Total Credit Hours: Minimum of 66 credit hours

*All courses in sequence must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.

PREREQUISITES

BIO 231        Human Biology 1 
or BIO 233    Anatomy and Physiology 1 (4 credits)
CSI 113        Theories and Applications of Digital Technology (4)
or CSI 112      Computing and Information Technology (4)
MDA 113       Medical Terminology (3)
MDA 114       Diseases of the Human Body (3)
                         Total credit hours         14

REQUIREMENTS

First Year--Term 1

BIO 232        Human Biology 2
or BIO 234    Anatomy and Physiology 2 (4 credits)
ENG 111        Composition and Introduction to Literature 1
or ENG 115    Composition and Introduction to Literature for Non-
                       Native Speakers 1
or ENG 121    Composition and Literature (3 credits)
HIT 111        Introduction to Health Information Technology 1 (3)
Mathematics   (general education requirement) (3-4)
RXN 211       Pharmacology for Health Professions (3)
                                                     Total credit hours      16-17

First Year--Term 2

COM 111       Fundamentals of Oral Communication (3)
ENG 112        Composition and Introduction to Literature 2
or ENG 116    Composition and Introduction to Literature for Non-
                       Native Speakers 2
or ENG 121    Composition and Literature (0-3 credits)
HIT 112         Healthcare Statistics and Quality/Performance Improvement (4) 
HIT 113         Introduction to Health Information Technology 2 (2)
HIT 217         Introduction to ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM Coding (3)   
                                                     Total credit hours      12-15

Second Year--Term 1

HIT 218          Introduction to CPT/HCPCS and ICD-10-PCS Coding (3) 
HIT 220         Legal Aspect of Health Information Management (3)
HIT 222         Reimbursement Methodologies (3)  
Social and Behavioral Sciences General Education Requirement (3) 
                                                     Total credit hours      12

Second Year--Term 2--First 8 Weeks

BPA 142         Principles of Management (3)
Health/Fitness/Wellness General Education Requirement (3)
HIT 221           Advanced Coding (3)
                                                  Total credit hours      9

Second Year--Term 2--Second 8 Weeks

HIT 276         Health Information Technology Practicum (3)
                                                     Total credit hours      3