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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.

Completion of all required Learning Support courses
as identified by the college admission process plus:
Course Sem. Hrs.
ENGL 1101 English Composition I 3
BIOL 1100K Human Anatomy & Physiology
for the Healthcare Professional** (within the last 5 years)
First Year - Fall Semester
Course Sem. Hrs.
ALHE 1120 Medical Terminology 1
HITE 2137* Fundamentals of Health Information Management 3
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 16
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
Summer Semester Total 4
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
Humanities Choose one of the following:
ART 1100, FIAR 2250, MUSC 1100, PHIL 2205, THEA 1100, ENGL 2111, ENGL 2112, ENGL 2121, ENGL 2122, ENGL 2131 or ENGL 2132).
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 64

*Online course only

**A combination of BIOL 2111K and BIOL2112K (Human Anatomy & Physiology I and Human Anatomy & Physiology II) may be substituted if taken within the last 5 years

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

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