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Health Information Technology

Associate in Applied Science
61 Semester Credit Hours; Curriculum: 0285

General Education Requirements:

Credit Hours

Area A — 

Communications

 

 

EGL 101

3

 

One course from: EGL 102, EGL 111, EGL 212, SPE 103
(EGL 111 Recommended)

3

Area B — 

Mathematics

0

 

(No course needed)

 

Area C — 

Science

8

 

BIO 231 and BIO 232

 

Area D — 

Social and Behavioral Sciences

3

 

One course from a social or behavioral science discipline

 

Area E — 

Humanities/Fine Arts

3

 

One course from a humanities or fine arts discipline

 

Area F — 

Contemporary Global Studies*

0-3

 

One course that satisfies Contemporary Global Studies requirement

 

Total General Education Requirements:

20

   

Major Requirements:

Credit Hours

HIT 104 Medical Terminology

3

HIT 105 Pharmacology for Health Record Documentation

1

HIT 108 International Classification of Disease (ICD)

3

HIT 120 Evaluation and Management Coding in CPT

1

HIT 121 Fundamentals of Health Information Management

3

HIT 126 Healthcare Classification Systems and Registries

2

HIT 170 CPT Coding

2

HIT 194 Health Informatics for Healthcare Professions

3

HIT 201 Fundamentals of Medical Science

3

HIT 221 Quality Improvement and Assessment in Healthcare

3

HIT 222 Supervisory and Legal Aspects

3

HIT 251 Health Information Technology Practice 1

3

HIT 252 Health Information Technology Practice 2

3

HIT 260 Reimbursement Issues

3

 

Select three credits from the following:


3

CAB 130 Presentation Software Using PowerPoint

2

CAB 135 Electronic Spreadsheeting Using Excel

2

CAB 140 Database Applications Using Access

3

HIT 111 ICD-10-CM Coding for the Physician Office

2

HIT 112 Anatomy and Physiology for ICD-10-CM

3

HIT 115 Insurance Procedures for the Medical Office: Medicare

1

HIT 116 Insurance Procedures for the Medical Office: Non-Medicare

1

PHL 180 Medical Ethics

3


Total Major Requirements:


39


Electives:

 

Select electives as necessary to complete the 61-credit-hour required total.

 

Total Electives:

0-2


Total Semester Credit Hours for Associate in Applied Science Degree:

61



*Students may take a Contemporary Global Studies course that satisfies both Area F and another Area requirement.

 

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