Courses Offered Online

Oakton offers a variety of online courses (see list below); however, the College does not offer all courses every semester. For the current semester's courses, go to the class schedule. The class schedule provides more complete information, including course description, instructor, course fee,* and textbook required.

*Fees vary per course.

CAD Computer-Aided Design
College Studies
Computer Apps for Business
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science
Early Childhood Education
Earth Science
Elder Care Support
Geographic Information Systems
Global Business Studies
Health Information Technology
Horticultural Therapy
Law Enforcement
Mechanical Design
Physical Education
Political Science

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*IAI (Illinois Articulation Agreement) - An agreement among participating Illinois colleges and universities to help Illinois college students transfer credit as easily as possible. See an advisor in the Advising and Counseling for additional information, or read about the IAI at

Health Information Technology

HIT104 - Medical Terminology
Course presents medical terminology through study of medical word roots, prefixes and suffixes. Focus on relationships among symptomatic, disease, and procedural terms.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

HIT105 - Pharmacology for Health Record Documentation
Course offers comprehensive coverage of pharmacology as it relates to clinical documentation in the health record. Content includes medical terminology, drug classifications, therapeutic use in diseases and conditions, adverse effects and side effects.Prerequisite: HIT 104 with a minimum grade of C
1 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 0)

HIT112 - Anatomy and Physiology for ICD-10-CM Coding
Course presents anatomy and physiology through an anatomic overview and basic knowledge of body organs, body systems and disease pathology for coding within the ICD-10-CM coding system. Prerequisite: HIT 104 with minimum grade of C and consent of HIT instructor or department chair.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

HIT126 - Healthcare Classification Systems and Registries
Course covers classification systems and registries employed to organize medical information for future retrieval and reporting. Prerequisite: HIT 104, HIT 121, BIO 231 and BIO 232 with minimum grade of C in each course.
2 Credit Hours (lecture: 1; lab: 2)

HIT194 - Electronic Health Record and Applications
Course covers health information systems used in health care delivery systems including terminology and essential concepts of health information systems. An overview of varied automated administrative and financial systems is given. Course covers structure of electronic health records (EHRs). Content includes overview of health care industrys transitioning to electronic health record systems, components of EHRs, technologies used for input into EHRs, and privacy and security issues affecting access to and use of patient information.Student practice in application of software common to healthcare setting.Recommended: Hands-on computer experience using software in Windows, i.e., Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint.
3 Credit Hours (lecture: 3; lab: 0)

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