A.A.S. Health Information Management

Associate of Applied Science – Health Information Management

The two-year degree expands on the certificate in one extra semester, giving graduates greater job opportunities from clerical jobs to information technology to management.

Suggested Study Plan

Summer Pre-requisites

Course SCH
HITT 1305 MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY I 3
BIOL 2401 HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY PART I 4
Total Hours 7

Semester 1 (FALL)

Course SCH
ENGL 1301 COMPOSITION I 3
HITT 1301 HEALTH DATA CONTENT AND STRUCTURE 3
BIOL 2402 HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY PART II 4
SOCI 1301
or PSYC 2301
or PSYC 1300
INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY
or INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY
or PSYCHOLOGY FOR SUCCESS
3
Total Hours 13

Semester 2 (SPRING)

Course SCH
HITT 1345 HEALTH CARE DELIVERY SYSTEMS 3
HITT 1341 CODING AND CLASSIFICATION SYSTEMS 3
HITT 1355 HEALTH CARE STATISTICS 3
HITT 1353 LEGAL AND ETHICAL ASPECTS OF HEALTH INFORMATION 3
HITT 1349 PHARMACOLOGY 3
Total Hours 15

Semester 3 (FALL)

Course SCH
HITT 2343 QUALITY ASSURANCE AND PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT 3
HITT 2335 CODING AND REIMBURSEMENT METHODOLOGIES 3
HITT 1260 CLINICAL INTERNSHIP: HEALTH INFORMATION/MEDICAL RECORDS 2
HITT 1311 HEALTH INFORMATION SYSTEMS 3
HUMA 1301 HUMANITIES/FINE ARTS 3
Total Hours 14

Semester 4 (SPRING)

Course SCH
HITT 2339 HEALTH INFO ORGANIZATION AND SUPERVISION 3
HITT 2266 PRACTICUM: HIT/RHIT COMPETENCY REVIEW (CAPSTONE) 2
HITT 2346 ADVANCED CODING 3
ENGL 2311 TECHNICAL AND BUSINESS WRITING 3
Total Hours 11

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