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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.

Course Title Credits
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
Semester Total 14
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
Semester Total 13
Summer Semester #1
HIT 124 Profess Practice Exper II 1
HIT 226 Principles of Disease 3
Semester Total 4
Fall Semester #2
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3
HIT 211 ICD Coding 4
Semester Total 7
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
Semester Total 9

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.


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