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Health Information Technology Program

Curriculum Sequence

Total Degree Credits: 72 hours

                             Prerequisites 

 Course Number Course Description  Credit Hours

FROR 120

 

College Success

1

ENGL 110

Freshman English

3

BIOL 220

Human Anatomy and Physiology Lecture

3

BIOL 220L

Human Anatomy and Physiology Lab I

1

ALLH 210

Medical Terminology

3

BIOL 222

Human Anatomy and Physiology Lecture II

3

BIOL 222L

Human Anatomy and Physiology Lab II

1

MATH 135

Pre-Calculus Algebra

3

 

Humanities Elective

(ENGL 200 or above, HIST, or

COMM 210)

3

 

Social/Behavioral Science Elective (PSYC, SOCL)

3

 

 

 

Total Pre-Requisite Hours

 

24 hours

 

First Year, Fall Semester

  HIMT 105

Data Concepts and Principles of HIM

3

*HIMT 109
 

Healthcare Law and Ethics

3

*HIMT 110
 

Introduction to Healthcare Computer Applications

3

*HIMT 208
 

Introduction to Pathophysiology

3

  HIMT 225
 

International Classification of Diseases I

3

Total Hours

 

15


*HITG majors have the option to enroll in the clinical HIMT 109, 110 or 208 course prior to acceptance

  into the clinical program.  These courses are generally offered in the first fall or spring semester,

  however this is subject to change on a semester-to-semester basis.


    First Year, Spring Semester

    HIMT 202

    Healthcare Delivery Systems

    3

    HIMT 222

    CPT/HCPCS and Outpatient Coding

    3

    HIMT 223

    Reimbursement and Compliance

    3

    HIMT 226

    International Classification of Disease II

    3

    Total Hours

     

    12

     

    Summer Session 

    HIMT 227

    Advanced Coding Review Seminar

    3

    HIMT 241

    Professional Practice Experience I

    3

    Total Hours

     

    6

      

    Second Year, Fall Semester 

    HIMT 215

    Information Technology and Data Management

    3

    HIMT 231

    Quality Improvement and Healthcare Statistics

    3

    HIMT 233

    Organizational Management and Leadership

    3

    HIMT 248

    Professional Practice Experience II

    3

    HIMT 250

    RHIT Exam Review

    3

     

    Total Hours

     

     

     

    15