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Health Information Technology Plans of Study
Associate Degreeclear spacer graphic 2007 - 2008 2008 - 2009 2009 - 2010 2010 - 2011 2012 - 2013
Diploma 2007 - 2008 2008 - 2009 2009 - 2010 2010 - 2011 2012 - 2013

Health Information Technology Associate Degree (printable copy)
Effective Fall Semester 2012– 20131
(A45360) Day Program
5 Semesters
   

HOURS

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CLASS
LAB
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CREDIT
REMARKS

1 - Fall Semester, 2012

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

Expository Writing*

3

0

0

3

 

HIT 110

Fundamentals of HIM

3

0

0

3

Online Delivery

MED 121

Medical Terminology I

3

0

0

3

 
HIT 112

Health Law & Ethics

2

0

0

3

 

2 - Spring Semester, 2013

BIO 169

Anatomy and Physiology II

3

3

0

4

 

ENG 112

Argument-Based Research
or ENG 113 Literature-Based Research

3

0

0

3

 
HIT 114

Health Data Sys/Standards

2

3

0

3

Online Delivery

MED 122

Medical Terminology II

3

0

0

3

 

MAT 140

Survey of Mathematics*

3

0

0

3

 
MAT 140A Survey of Mathematics Lab 0 2 0 1  
3 - Summer Term, 2013
HIT 216 Quality Management 1 3 0 2  

HIT 220

Health Informatics & EHRs

1

2

0

2

Online Delivery
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3

 

4 - Fall Semester, 2013

HIT 210

Healthcare Statistics

2

2

0

3

Online Delivery
HIT 211

ICD Coding

2

6

0

4

Online Delivery and Hybrid Delivery
HIT 221 Lifecycle of EMR 2 2 0 3 Online Delivery
HIT 226

Principles of Disease

3

0

0

3

Online Delivery
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3

 

5 - Spring Semester, 2014

HIT 214

CPT/Other Coding Systems

1

3

0

2

Online Delivery
HIT 215

Reimbursement Methodology

1

3

0

2

Online Delivery

HIT 218

Management Principles in HIT

3

0

0

3

Online Delivery
HIT 280 Professional Issues 2 0 0 2 Online Delivery
HIT 124 Prof Practice Exp II 0 0 3 1 Day Delivery
HIT 222 Directed Practice III 0 0 6 2 Day Delivery
Total Semester Hours Required for A.A.S. Degree
    72  

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

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

**EFL 050, EFL 055, ENG 070, ENG 080, ENG 090, ENG 090A, ENG 095, MAT 050, MAT 060, MAT 070, MAT 080, RED 070, RED 080, or RED 090 may be required based on placement tests

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

1The following 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.

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

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