Health Information Management (HIM)

Curriculum

HIT AAS Advisement - Fall 2019 (PDF)
Health Information Technology Associate in Applied Science Degree Sheet - 2021-2022 (PDF)

All Support & Related courses must be completed with a minimum grade of a “C” or higher. General Education and Support & Related courses (in bold) can be completed prior to beginning the program courses; however, program courses will still require two years for completion in their required sequence.  

Students are strongly encouraged to speak with a Health Sciences Advisor every semester to help stay on track and be prepared to apply.  

First Fall Semester (16 cr. hrs.)
  • ENGL 1113   English Comp I 
  • HSBC 1113   Medical Terminology*
  • CIT     1093   Microcomputer Applications*     
  • HSHI  1104   Intro to Health Information+
  • HSHI 1113   Healthcare Law and Compliance 
First Spring Semester (16 cr. hrs.)
  • HSBC   1104   Anatomy & Physiology*
  • HSHI    1213   Health Information Statistics & Data Display+
  • HSHI    1222   Prof. Practice Experience I+
  • HSHI    1233   Ambulatory Coding+  
  • HSHI    1243   Health Data Management+
  • HSHI   2631  Pharmacology for Health Information
First Summer Semester (6 cr. hrs.)
  • ENGL 1213 English Composition II+
  • HIST 1483 U.S. History to 1877 
    OR
    HIST 1493  U.S. History Since 1877
Second Fall Semester (14 cr. hrs.)
  • HSBC   2103   Human Pathology+*             
  • HSHI    2203   ICD Coding I+
  • HSHI    2213   Health Information Mgmt+
  • HSHI    2223   Healthcare Reimbursement & Revenue Cycle Mgmt
  • HSHI   2232   Quality Improvement+
Second Spring Semester (16 cr. hrs.)
  • POLS  1113   American Federal Government
  • HSHI   2222   Prof. Practice Experience II+   
  • HSHI   2332   Health Information Seminar+
  • HSHI   2423   ICD Coding II+
  • HSHI   2572   Coding Practicum+

 

+Check course description for prerequisite that must be met

*Must be completed within five years of application to the program

If the recommended sequence is not followed, students may be unable to graduate within the regular program length (2 years) and may not be able to schedule courses as needed.  HSHI courses are scheduled only in the semesters as indicated above.