Tyler Junior College

Health Information Technology

Health Information Technology (AAS)

Associate of Applied Science | 2014-2015 Catalog

Total Semester Hours: 69
Prerequisite

COSC 1301 Introduction to Computing
HITT 1305 Medical Term I
HITT 1303 Medical Term II

Semester I

ENGL 1301 Composition I
BIOL 2401  Anatomy and Physiology I
HITT 1401 Health Data Content and Structure
POFM 1327 Medical Insurance*
Select 1 Government/Political Science Core course OR
    Select 1 American History Core course OR
    Select 1 Social and Behavioral Sciences 
    Core course;
(See Core Curriculum)

Semester II

BIOL 2402 Anatomy and Physiology II 
HITT 1345 Health Care Delivery Systems
POFM 1300 Basic Medical Coding*
HITT 1311 Health Information Systems
SPCH 1321 Business and Professional Speaking

Semester III

HITT 2160 Clinical-Health Information Technology
HPRS 2301 Pathophysiology
HITT 1353 Legal and Ethical Aspects of Health Information
HITT 1341 Coding and Classification Systems
Select 1 Language, Philosophy and Culture Core course; (See Core Curriculum)

Semester IV

HITT 2261 Clinical-Health Information Technology/Medical Records/Technician
HITT 2339 Health Information Organization and Supervision
HITT 2335 Coding and Reimbursement Methodologies
HITT 2343 Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement
HITT 2346 Advanced Medical Coding

Courses titled in bold type represent general education courses.

All general education and courses denoted with * may be taken prior to acceptance into the program.

* Every course in the degree plan can be taken online except BIOL 2401 and BIOL 2402 labs. The clinical courses HITT 2160 and HITT 2261 are online but require clinical hours at a facility.


Health IT Contact Information

Nicole Wright, RHIA
Program Coordinator
Office: Pirtle T-215

Email: nwri@tjc.edu

Telephone: 903-510-2873

Advising contact: 903-510-2347