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Typical Sequence of Courses

Freshman Year Credits

College 101 (Freshmen Requirement Only) 1
MTH 1 Mathematics 1 (Spring or Fall; Core Requirement) 3
CLA 6 Computer Literacy (Fall) or HPA 20 Computer Based Management Systems (Spring) or BMS 40 Computer Applications in Health Care (Fall) PROGRAM PRE-REQ 3
English 1,2 (Competency Requirement) - WAC 6
Psychology 1, 2 (Fulfills Social Sciences Core Requirements) 6
Language/Literature (Core Requirement) WAC 3
History/Philosophy (Core Requirement) 3
Electives 6
Total 31 cr.

Sophomore Year Credits

Biology 7,8 Anatomy & Physiology PROGRAM PRE-REQ 8
CLA 29 Structuring & Managing Data (Spring) PROGRAM PRE-REQ 3
History/Philosophy (Core Requirement) 6
Language/Literature (Core REquirement) WAC 3
HPA 13 Legal Aspects of Health Care/Public Administration (Spring) PROGRAM PRE-REQ 3
Electives 12
Total 35 cr.

Junior Year Credits

BMS 20 Introduction to Disease Processes PROGRAM PRE-REQ 3
HIM 52 Medical Terminology (Fall) PROGRAM PRE-REQ 3
MTH 19 Statistics or HIM 54 Statistics and Research PROGRAM PRE-REQ 3
Political Science/Economics (Core Requirement) 6
Fine Arts (Core Requirement) 6
Electives 12
Total 33 cr.

Senior Year Credits

HIM 104 Health Information Management Department (Fall) 3
HIM 104C Professional Practice Experience I (Fall) 1
HIM 108 Regulatory, Compliance, Medical Staff and Hospital Organization (Fall) 3
HIM 110 Reimbursement Methodologies (Fall) 3
HIM 206 Coding II (Fall) 3
HIM 106 Coding I (Spring) 3
HIM 106C Coding Professional Practice Experience (Spring) 1
HIM 210 Computer-based Health Information Systems (Spring) 3
HIM 211 Health Information in Non-Hospital Settings (Spring) 3
HIM 212 Quality Management and Regulatory Agencies (Spring) 3
HIM 213 Organization and Management of a Health Information Department (Spring) 4
Total 30 cr.

HIM Degree Plan Total: 129 cr.