Health Information Technology

CORE COURSES & PROGRAM SEQUENCE

Academic Year 2018-2019



Semester One: (12 Units)​​​ ​
Course Title ​Semester Units
​HEOC 110 Medical Terminology ​3
​BIOL 5   Introduction to Human Biology ​3
​HIT 10   Introduction to Health Information ​4
​HIT 11   Computer Basics for Health Information Technology ​2
 


​Semester Two: (11 Units)​​​ ​
Course Title​​​ Semester Units
​HIT 7    Introduction to Human Disease Process ​3
​HIT 15  Legal Aspects of Healthcare ​3
​HIT 20  Hospital and Health Statistics ​3
​HIT 25  Health Information in Alternative Settings ​2
 

 
Semester Three: (9 Units)​​​ ​
Course Title​ Semester Units
​HIT 30  Basic Pharmacology ​1
​HIT 35  CPT Coding ​3
​HIT 40  ICD Diagnostic Coding ​3
​HIT 42  Principles of Leadership ​2
 

Semester Four: (9 Units)​​​ ​
​Course Title Semester Units
​HIT 45  ICD Procedure Coding ​2
​HIT 50  Healthcare Reimbursement ​2
​HIT 55  Healthcare Quality Management ​3
​HIT 60  Professional Practice Experience** ​2
 
** PPE may be taken in semester three with Program Director approval
 
Total Units: 41
​Health Information Technology Program
Associate of Science Degree
 
It is recommended that students complete some, or all, of their General Education (GE) units prior to entering the program. If students choose to take GE graduation requirements during the program, the semester unit load will increase to 18-19 units per semester.
 
                                                                         
 
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