HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY CURRICULUM MAP

(Effective Fall 2021)

First semester (Prerequisites) UNITS
MATH 227 or MATH 227S Statistics 4
COAT 082 Microcomputer Software Survey in the Office 3
PHYSIOL 006 Anatomy and Physiology 6
HTHTEK 133 Medical Terminology 3
Intersession  
American Institutions (any approved course) 3
Humanities (any approved course) 3
Second semester  
ENG 101 English Composition 3
Health 011 Principles of Health Living 3
HTHTEK 100 Introduction to Health Information Technology 3
Social Science (any approved course) 3
Physical Activity (any approved course) 1
Intersession  
HTHTEK 106 Hospitals Ethics and Law* 2
HTHTEK 134 Introduction to Pathology** 3
HTHTEK 108 Introduction to Pharmacology** 1
Third semester UNITS
HTHTEK 103 Introduction to Basic Coding** 3
HTHTEK 207 Introduction to Health Statistics** 3
HTHTEK 230 Electronic Health Records in the Healthcare Systems** 3
HTHTEK 215 Inpatient Coding and Abstracting** 3
HTHTEK 221 Quality Management and Leadership**, *** 3
HTHTEK 222 Health Information Services Organizations & Management**, *** 3
Intersession  
HTHTEK 110 Ambulatory Care Coding**, *** 3
HTHTEK 200 Healthcare Reimbursement and Revenue Cycle Management**, *** 2
Fourth semester  
HTHTEK 202 Directed Practice for Coding Specialists** 1
HTHTEK 241 Directed Practice in Health Information Procedures II** 4
TOTAL 69

*Program Prerequisites Courses
**Has a prerequisite.
***Has a corequisite.

Note: Curriculum is subject to change.