Health Information Technology – Diploma (D45360)
The Health Information Technology curriculum provides individuals with the knowledge and skills to process, analyze, abstract, compile, maintain, manage, and report health information.
BCC also offers a Health Information Technology Degree option. The Health Information Technology Diploma program is specifically designed to help students get ahead in their professional field of interest and is a stepping stone to those who may want to pursue an Health Information Technology Associate Degree.
NOTE: A student who has been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor may not be eligible to complete the professional practice experience and therefore not be able to complete the program.
|Fall Semester #1|
|ACA 115||Success & Study Skills||1|
|BIO 168||Anatomy and Physiology I||4|
|CIS 110||Introduction to Computers||3|
|HIT 110||Fundamentals of HIM||3|
|MED 121||Medical Terminology I||3|
|Spring Semester #1|
|BIO 169||Anatomy and Physiology II||4|
|HIT 112||Health Law and Ethics||3|
|HIT 114||Health Data Sys & Standards||3|
|MED 122||Medical Terminology II||3|
|Summer Semester #1|
|HIT 124||Profess Practice Exper II||1|
|HIT 226||Principles of Disease||3|
|Fall Semester #2|
|ENG 111||Writing and Inquiry||3|
|HIT 211||ICD Coding||4|
|Spring Semester #2|
|ENG 114||Profess Research & Rptg||3|
|HIT 214||CPT/Other Coding Systems||2|
|HIT 215||Reimbursement Methodology||2|
|HIT 222||Profess Practices Exper lll||2|
|TOTAL PROGRAM CREDITS||47|
Note: A student must earn a minimum grade of “C” for all courses in the HIT curriculum. HIT students are required to obtain group liability insurance coverage, submit to a criminal background check and drug testing, and complete a medical form with required immunizations prior to professional practice experience assignments.