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Associate of Applied Science (Online/Hybrid)

Associate of Applied Science | 2015-2016 Catalog

Total Semester Hours: 60

COSC 1301 Introduction to Computing

Semester I

ENGL 1301 Composition I
BIOL 2401  Anatomy and Physiology I
HITT 1401 Health Data Content and Structure
HITT 1305 Medical Terminology I

Semester II

HITT 1345 Health Care Delivery Systems
HITT 1311 Health Information Systems
BIOL 2402 Anatomy and Physiology II 
POFM 1300 Basic Medical Coding*
GOVT 2305 Federal Government OR
GOVT 2306 Texas Government OR
   HIST 1301 United States History I* OR
   HIST 1302 United States History II OR
   HIST 2301 Texas History OR
   ECON 2301 Principles of Macroeconomics OR
   PSYC 2301 General Psychology OR
   PSYC 2314 Lifespan Growth & Development OR
SOCI  1301 Introductory Sociology

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
ENGL 2332 World Literature I OR
  ENGL 2333 World Literature II OR
  HUMA 1301 Introduction to Humanities I OR
  PHIL 1301 Introduction to Philosophy OR
  PHIL 2306 Introduction to Ethics OR
  ARTS 1301 Art Appreciation OR
  DRAM 1310 Introduction to Theater OR
  MUSI 1306 Music Appreciation OR
  DANC 2303 Dance Appreciation I

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.

* Please note that this is the current catalog year. The 2015 catalog is a 60 hour curriculum. Please contact Nancy Rendon, Program Coordinator for details of course changes.