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Health Information Technology Curriculum Guide

ST. CHARLES COMMUNITY COLLEGE

HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE DEGREE

CURRICULUM GUIDE

FIRST YEAR
FIRST SEMESTER SECOND SEMESTER
HIT 110 Medical Terminology 3 HIT 115 Pharmacology & Diag. Procedures 3
HIT 120/121 Health Care Data 3 HIT 125/126 Health Care Technologies 3
BIO 240/243 Anatomy & Physiology I # 4 HIT 128 Electronic Health Records 1
ENG 101 English Composition 3 HIT 150 Directed Practicum I 1
CPT 103 Microcomputer Applications 3 BIO 241/244 Anatomy & Physiology II 4
SPE 101 Oral Communications 3
    16     15
SUMMER SESSION
ENG 102 or LIT English Composition II or
Any Literature
3
PSY 101 Intro to Psychology 3
    6
SECOND YEAR
FIRST SEMESTER   SECOND SEMESTER 
HIT 200 Directed Practicum II 3 HIT 241 Health Care Statistics + 2
HIT 220/221 Nosology 3 HIT 243 Quality Management and Performance Improvement 3
HIT 238 Healthcare Legal & Ethical Issues  3 HIT 250 Directed Practicum III  3
BIO 265 Pathophysiology  3 HIT 260 Health Information Mgmt. Seminar 2
*HIS/POL History or Government 3 HIT 270/271 CPT Coding 2
  HIT 280 Healthcare Billing & Reimbursement Issues 2
      SOC 101 Intro to Sociology 3
     15      17


TOTAL CREDIT HOURS:  69

#Prerequisite: High school biology with a C, or its equivalent, within the last 5 years.

*  Choose one of the following courses to meet this requirement:  HIS 101, 102, HIS 115, POL 101, POL 102.

+ Students must assess into MAT 121 or have earned a C or higher in MAT 098.

 

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