Sample Program of Study

Health Information Technology

Semester I

Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
BIO 105 Human Structure and Function 5
ENG 101 English Composition I 3
HIT 104 Introduction to Medical Coding Systems 1
HIT 114 Foundations in Health Information Technology 3
HIT 105 Medical Terminology 3
Total Hours 15

Semester II

Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
BIO 290 Pathophysiology 3
ENG 102 English Composition II 3
HCA 105 Productivity Applications for Healthcare Professionals 3
HIT 110 Pharmacology for Health Information Technology 2
HIT 126 Clinical Coding/Classification Systems I 3
Total Hours 14

Semester III

Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
HIT 150 Professional Practice Lab 1
HIT 234 Clinical Coding/Classification Systems II 3
MTH 100 Intermediate Algebra 3
Total Hours 7

Semester IV

Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
HIT 142 Legal Aspects in Health Information 3
HIT 205 Data Management and Applications 2
HIT 216 Information Systems in Healthcare 3
HIT 220 Health Information in Ancillary Care Facilities 3
HIT 243 Clinical Quality Management 3
Total Hours 14

Semester V

Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
HIT 238 Healthcare Registries and Statistics 3
HIT 244 Healthcare Data in Reimbursement 3
HIT 248 Health Information Management and Leadership 3
HIT 250 Professional Practice Experience and HIT Seminar 3
REL 290 Medical Ethics 3
Total Hours 15

*Biology pre-req required.

**PPE is not online. However, students may have the opportunity to attend their Professional Practice Experience (PPE) locally or at one of the College’s established PPE sites. Contact the Program Director for more information on the PPE requirements.