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Plan of Study

College Core

Courses Credits
College 101 (not required for transfer students) 1
Laboratory Science (fulfilled by BIO 7, 8) 8
Language/Literature 6
History/Philosophy 9
Mathematics 4
Political Science/Economics 6
Fine Arts 6
Social Sciences 6
College Competencies (Writing, Oral, Library, Computer) 6-9
Total 51-55

Pre-Requisite Co-related Courses (8 courses – 24-26 Credits)

Course (Pre-Req) Title Credits
BIO 7 & 8 Human Anatomy and Physiology 6 - 8
BMS 20 (BIO 7, co-req BIO 8) Intro to Disease Process or Pathophysiology 3

HPA 20 or CLA 6/ BMS 40/ HIM 53

Computer Applications 3
CLA 29 (CLA 6) Structuring & Managing Data 3
HPA 13 Legal Aspects of Health Care/Pub. Ad. 3
HIM 52 Medical Terminology 3
MTH 19 or equivalent Statistics 3

Health Information Management Major Courses (11 courses – 30 Credits)

Course (Pre-Req) Title Credits
HIM 104 Health Information Management Department 3
HIM 104C Professional Practice Experience I 1
HIM 106 Coding I 3
HIM 106C Coding Professional Practice Experience 1
HIM 108 Regulatory, Compliance, Medical Staff and Hospital Organization 3
HIM 110 Reimbursement Methodologies 3
HIM 206 Coding II 3
HIM 210 Computer-based Health Information Systems 3
HIM 211 Health Information in Non-Hospital Settings  3
HIM 212 Quality Management and Regulatory Agencies 3
HIM 213 Organization and Management of a Health Information Department 4

Elective Courses (17-22 Credits)