Skip Navigation

Darton State College

Darton State College

Home  » Programs  » Health Sciences  » Health Information Technology

Health Information Technology


Health Information Technology (0370)

Recommended Courses for Career
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.

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**
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

Related Information:

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.