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Health Information Technology (0370)

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Associate of Science Degree Program

Students may declare Pre-HIT major upon college enrollment for the purpose of advisement while completing pre-requisite course work. However, declaring this major does not guarantee admission to the HIT program.

Pre-Requisites:
Completion of all required Learning Support courses
as identified by the college admission process.
Course Sem. Hrs.
ENGL 1101 English Composition I 3
BIOL 1100K Human Anatomy & Physiology
for the Healthcare Professional**
4
First Year - Fall Semester
Course Sem. Hrs.
ALHE 1120 Medical Terminology  1
HITE 2100 Health Record Content and Structure 3
HITE 2400 Pathophysiology & Pharmacology 3
MATH 1111 College Algebra or higher math 3
ENGL 1102 English Composition II 3
Fall Semester Total 13
First Year - Spring Semester
Course Sem. Hrs.
HITE 2150 Coding I 3
COMM 1110 Public Speaking *** 3
POLS 1101 American Government 3
CISM 2201 Fundamentals of Computer Applications 3
Spring Semester Total 12
First Year - Summer Semester
Course Sem. Hrs.
HITE 2250 Legal & Ethical Issues in HIM 2
HITE 2160 Coding II (A Term) 2
ALHE 2050 Health Care Delivery Systems 1
Summer Semester Total 5
Second Year - Fall Semester
Course Sem. Hrs.
HITE 2110 Organization and Supervision in HIM 2
HITE 2170 Advanced Coding and Reimbursement 3
HITE 2500 Health Information System Applications 3
HIST 2111 US History Through 1877**** 3
Elective Area B,C,D,E 2
Fall Semester Total 13
Second Year - Spring Semester
Course Sem. Hrs.
HITE 2200 Health Care Statistics 2
HITE 2550 Quality Assessment 2
HITE 2600 Professional Practice I 2
HITE 2610 Professional Practice II 2
HITE 2650 Seminar 1
COPR 2235 Database Management Systems 3
Spring Semester Total 12
Two-Year Total 62

**A combination of BIOL 2111K and BIOL2112K (Human Anatomy & Physiology I and Human Anatomy & Physiology II) may be substituted

***Oral communications requirement may be met by completion of other communication courses.  See Degree Requirements, pg 63

****HIST 2112 American History After 1877 may be substituted

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Responsible Department: Health Sciences - Health Information Technology
Program Contact: Jill M. Dervan
Content Contact: Anthony Williams (web representative)
The Darton State College web site is maintained by the Technology Services Division.