College of Health and Human Services

Schools & Divisions

Health Information Management
Bachelor of Science - Health Information Administration
Curriculum

If a student already holds an AS in Health Information Technology it is not necessary to repeat coursework from the Health Information Technology program.

Fall Semester – Year 1

  • ENG     W131     Elementary Composition I (3 cr.) 
  • PHSL    P261     Human Anatomy & Physiology I (4 cr.)                           
  • HIM      M195*   Medical Terminology (3 cr.)                               
  • CSCI    A106     Introduction to Computers (3 cr.)               
  • PSY     P101      Introductory Psychology I (3 cr.)

Total 16  cr.

Spring Semester – Year 1

  • PHSL    P262    Human Anatomy & Physiology II (4 cr.)              
  • MATH   M100    Basic Mathematics (4 cr.)                                              
  • CSCI    C106    Intro to Comp. Systems (3 cr.)                                   
  • SOC     S161    Principles of Sociology (3 cr.)                                       

Total 14 cr. 

Fall Semester – Year 2

  • HIM      M100*   Introduction to Health Care Delivery and Health Information Management  (2 cr.)
  • SPCH    S121      Public Speaking  (3 cr.)                                      
  • HIM      M205*   Pathology (P: P261 & P262) (3 cr.)                                
  • Cult and Hist Elective (3 cr.)                                                                              
  • CSCI    A213      Database Applications (3 cr.)       

Total 14 cr. 

Spring Semester – Year 2

  • Arts & Hum elective (3 cr.)                                                                                 
  • Cult & Hist elective (3 cr.)                                                                                  
  • HIM      M101*   Introduction to Health Records (3 cr.)                             
  • HIM      M107*   Computer Applications in Health Information Technology (3 cr.)              
  • PSY      K300     Statistical Analysis in Psychology (3 cr.)            

Total 15 cr. 

Fall Semester – Year 3

  • HIM      M201*   ICD Coding and Classification Systems (3 cr.)               
  • HIM      M193*   CPT Coding (2 cr.) 
  • HIM      M208     Coding Lab (2 cr.)                                                       
  • HIM      M245*   Health Record Law (2 cr.)                                              
  • HIM      M202*   PPE (A special PPE would be created for the non-RHIT) (2 cr.)   
  • BUS      A201     Intro to Fin. Acctg. (3 cr.)                                      

Total 14 cr.

Spring Semester – Year 3

  • HIM      M203*   Health Care Delivery & Quality Assessment (3 cr.)                      
  • HIM      M204*   PPE for the non-RHIT (2 cr.)                                                      
  • HIM      M200*   Management in Health Information Technology (2 cr.)                 
  • HIM      M206*   Reimbursement Principles in Health Care (2 cr.)                
  • ENG      W231    Prof Writing Skills  (3 cr.)  
  • Arts & Hum elective (3 cr.)                                                                                             

Total 15 cr.

Fall Semester – Year 4

  • BUS      Z302      Organizational Behavior & Leadership (3 cr.)                              
  • HIM      M301*   Health Quality and Information Management (3 cr.)                     
  • HIM      M402 *  Health Finance and Budgeting for HIM (3 cr.)                             
  • HIM      M401*   Heathcare Data Management in HIM (3 cr.)                                   
  • HIM      M410*   Computer Systems in Healthcare and HIM (3 cr.)            

Total 15 cr.

Spring Semester – Year 4

  • HIM      M302*   Health Record Law II and Ethics (3 cr.)                                       
  • HIM      M403*   Organization and Management of HIM (3 cr.)                              
  • HIM      M404*   Research Principles for HIM (3 cr.)                                             
  • HIM      M415*   Capstone (1-4 cr.)                                                 

Total 13 cr.

Summer I – Year 4 

  • HIM      M459*  Affiliation Experience (4 cr.)

TOTAL 120 cr.

*Professional core course:  A grade of C (2.0) or higher is required in order to take professional core courses that occur later in the course sequence for this major. 

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