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Suggested Course Sequencing

Disclaimer: The list below provides an example of requirements & suggested course sequencing for new students. Actual program requirements will vary depending on the date of enrollment in the program. Please consult the appropriate catalog for official degree/program requirements.

Courses in the HIT concentration are taken in a sequential manner and any deviation must be individually assessed and approved by the student’s academic advisor. The clinical component of a course may be completed in the community, acute, and long-term care settings.

Fall Semester Freshman Year

CRN Course Name Credits
HIT 200 Intro to Health Information Technology 2 credits
ENG 100 English Composition I* 3 credits
COS 103 Introduction to Information Technology* 4 credits
HIT 182 Electronic Health Record 3 credits
HUM 102 First Year Experience 3 credits
Total 15 credits

Spring Semester Freshman Year

CRN Course Name Credits
BIO 101 Human Biology* 4 credits
ENG 101 English Comp. II* 3 credits
HIT 239 Healthcare Quality Improvement 3 credits
MAT 128/MAT 180 College Algebra or Finite Math I* 3 credits
HLT 160 Medical Terminology 1 credit
  General Education - Arts & Humanities* 3 credits
Total 17 credits

Fall Semester Sophomore Year

CRN Course Name Credits
HIT 262 Legal Aspects of Healthcare Information Tech 3 credits
  General Education - Arts & Humanities* 3 credits
HLT 386 Healthcare Policy 3 credits
COS 206 Introduction to Information Security 3 credits
HIT 216 Healthcare Statistics and Research 3 credits
Total 15 credits

Spring Semester Sophomore Year

CRN Course Name Credits
PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology* 3 credits
COM 200 Oral Communication* 3 credits
HIT 258 Health Information Data Management 3 credits
HLT 407 Leadership and Management in Healthcare 3 credits
HIT 297 Health Information Technology Externship 4 credits
Total 16 credits

*Satisfies General Education Requirement

Total credits: 63 credits