Required Courses: AAS in Health Information Technology

Prerequisites (6 credit hours)

  • HTHS 1101* (2): Medical Terminology
  • HTHS LS1110* (4): Integrated Anatomy & Physiology I

Core Requirements (31 credit hours)

  • HIM 2000 (3): Introduction to Health Information
  • HIM 2250 (3): Healthcare Privacy & Security
  • HIM 2300 (3): Diagnosis Coding
  • HIM 2320 (3): Ambulatory & Physician Office Coding
  • HIM 2330 (2): Classification Systems Topics & Reimbursement
  • HIM 2410 (2): ICD-10-PCS Coding
  • HIM 2500 (3): Healthcare Database Management & Security
  • HIM 2861 (2): (2nd year) Professional Practice Experiences I
  • HIM 2862 (2): (2nd year) Professional Practice Experiences II
  • HIM 2863 (1): Professional Practice Experience in Coding
  • HIM 3000 (3): Computer Applications in Health Care
  • HIM 3300 (3): Introduction to Quality Improvement in Health Care

Support Courses Required (19-21 credit hours)

  • HTHS 1111* (4): Integrated Anatomy & Physiology II
  • HTHS 2230 (3): Intro to Pathophysiology
  • HTHS 2240/3240 (3): Intro to Pharmacology
  • HAS 3000 (3): The Health Care System
  • WEB 1700 (3): Computer Literacy
  • MATH 1030 (3): demonstrated math competency by exam OR
    HTHS 1108 (5): Biocalculation in Health Science OR
    HIM 3200 (5): Epidemiology & Biostatistics

*Students with no college experience may be more successful if they take their first basic course or two, such as human anatomy and human physiology, in a traditional campus setting before starting the online courses.