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PROGRAM CODE: 23053 // TOTAL CREDITS: 70

General Education Core Requirements

General Education Core Requirements
Course Course Title Credit Hours
CGS 1060 Introduction to Microcomputer Usage
This course must be satisfied for completion of the Associate in Science Degree. Course satisfaction can be accomplished through examination or by successful class attendance in the course.
3 credits
ENC 1101 English Composition 1 3 credits
ENC 1102 English Composition II 3 credits
CLP 1006 Psychology of Personal Effectiveness 3 credits
HSC 0003 Introduction to Health Care 3 credits
PHI 2604 Critical Thinking/Ethics 3 credits
SPC 1017 Fundamentals of Speech Communications 3 credits
Natural Science Courses
Course Course Title Credit Hours
BSC 2085 Human Anatomy and Physiology I 3 credits 
BSC 2085L Human Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory I 1 credits
BSC 2086 Human Anatomy and Physiology II 3 credit
BSC 2086L Human Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory II 1 credits

Major Course Requirements

First Semester
Course Course Title Credit Hours
HIM 1000 Introduction to Health Information Technology 2 credits
HIM 1300 Health Care Facilities and Delivery System 2 credits
HIM 2012 Legal Aspects of Health Care 2 credits
HIM 2472 Medical Terminology 3 credits
Second Semester
Course Course Title Credit Hours
HIM 1110 Health Record Technology & Data Collection 2 credits
HIM 1110L Health Record Technology & Data Collection Laboratory 3 credits
HIM 1800 Professional Practice Experience 1 2 credits
HIM 2433 Pathophysiology and Pharmacology 3 credits
Third Semester
Course Course Title Credit Hours
HIM 2211C Health Information Technologies 2 credits
HIM 2253C Current Procedural Terminology Coding 2 credits
HIM 2400C Diversified Non-Hospital Health Record 2 credits
Fourth Semester
Course Course Title Credit Hours
HIM 2652C Electronic Health Record 3 credits
HIM 2222 ICD Coding Systems 2 credits
HIM 2222L ICD Coding Systems Lab 3 credits
HIM 2512C Supervision and Management for Health Information Technology 2 credits
Fifth Semester
Course Course Title Credit Hours
HIM 2214C Health Statistics 2 credits
HIM 2234 Advanced ICD Coding Systems & Reimbursement 2 credits
HIM 2234L Advanced ICD Coding Systems & Reimbursement Lab 1 credit
HIM 2810 Professional Practice Experience 2 2 credits
Sixth Semester
Course Course Title Credit Hours
HIM 2820 Seminar and Professional Practice Experience 3 2 credits
HIM 2500 Data Management & Quality Assessment 2 credits
HIM 2500L Data Management & Quality Assessment Laboratory 1 credit