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Health Information Technology Plans of Study

2014 – 2015

Health Information Technology Associate Degree

2013 – 2014

Health Information Technology Associate Degree

2012 – 2013

Health Information Technology Associate Degree


Health Information Technology Degree (A45360) – Printable Version (pdf)
Course Name and Number Class Hours Lab Hours Clinical Hours Credit Hours Remarks
FALL SEMESTER, 2014
ACA 122 College Transfer Success 1 0 0 1  
BIO 168 Anatomy and Physiology I 3 3 0 4  
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers 2 2 0 3  
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry* 3 0 0 3  
HIT 110 Fundamentals of HIT 3 0 0 3 Online
MED 121 Medical Terminology I 3 0 0 3  
SPRING SEMESTER, 2015
BIO 169 Anatomy and Physiology II 3 4 0 4  
HIT 114 Health Data Sys/Standards 2 3 0 3 Online
MED 122 Medical Terminology II 3 0 0 3  
ENG 112 Writing/Research in Disciplines 3 0 0 3  
Math Elective       3  
SUMMER TERM, 2015
HIT 112 Health Law and Ethics 2 3 0 3 Online
HIT 122 Professional Practice Experience I ± 0 0 3 1 Day Course
HIT 220 Health Informatics & EHRs 1 2 0 2 Online
Social Science Elective       3  
FALL SEMESTER, 2015
HIT 210 Healthcare Statistics 2 2 0 3 Online
HIT 211 ICD Coding 2 6 0 4 Online
HIT 226 Principles of Disease 3 0 0 3 Online
HIT 227 Informatics Project Management 2 2 0 3 Online
Humanities Elective       3  
SPRING SEMESTER, 2016
HIT 214 CPT/Other Coding Systems 1 3 0 2 Online
HIT 215 Reimbursement Methodology 1 2 0 2 Online
HIT 216 Quality Management 1 3 0 2 Online
HIT 218 Management Principles in HIT 3 0 0 3 Online
HIT 280 Professional Issues 2 0 0 2 Online
HIT 124 Prof/Practice Exp II ± 0 0 3 1 Day Course
HIT 222 Prof/Practice Exp III ± 0 0 6 2 Day Course
Total Semester Hours Required for AAS Degree 72

Note: Students must pass all Health Information Technologies courses (HIT) courses with a C (70% or better) to graduate from the program.

*ENG 070, ENG 080, ENG 090, ENG 090A and RED 070, RED 080, RED 090 or DRE 096, 097, 098; MAT 050, MAT 060, MAT 070 or DMA 010, DMA 020, DMA 030, DMA 040, DMA 050 may be required based on placement test results

±Day Delivery Only—Professional Practice Experience courses are offered only during the day.

Math Electives: MAT 110 or MAT 143

Humanities Electives: ART 111, ART 114, ART 115, ART 117, DRA 111, DRA 122, ENG 231, ENG 232, ENG 233, ENG 241, ENG 242, ENG 243, ENG 251, ENG 252, ENG 261, ENG 262, FRE 211, GER 211, HUM 110, HUM 115, HUM 120, HUM 121, HUM 122, HUM 150, HUM 160, ITA 211, MUS 110, MUS 113, PHI 215, PHI 240, POR 211, REL 110, REL 211, SPA 211, SPA 212

Social Science Electives: ANT 210, ANT 220, ECO 251, ECO 252, GEO 111, GEO 112, HIS 111, HIS 112, HIS 121, HIS 122, HIS 131, HIS 132, POL 120, POL 220, PSY 150, PSY 241, PSY 281, SOC 210, SOC 213, SOC 215, SOC 220, SOC 225

V.A. Students: An approval signature from the V.A. Office is required before registering. Some courses may not be certifiable.

The above plan of study is the standard curriculum for the above program. Any deviation from the prescribed curriculum must have approval in advance. All prerequisite course requirements must also be met. To graduate the student must successfully complete all the required courses, the required credit hours for electives, and have at least a 2.0 overall grade point average. This plan of study is subject to change when the college thinks such action is in the best interest of the student or the program. It is the responsibility of the student to meet requirements for graduation. If accepted students do not enroll for three successive semesters, they must contact the Admissions office to determine if readmission is necessary.