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hcc catalogue '11-'12




Health Sciences - Program of Study

Health Information Technology
A.A.S. Degree (Career)
APPLICATION CODE 285
For curriculum information, contact the Health Sciences Division— Room HS-236 – 443-518-1560.
   
Mid-Maryland Allied Healthcare Education Consortium
Carroll Community College Degree
   
The associate of applied science in Health Information Technology is designed to prepare students for employment as health information technicians in hospitals, nursing homes, ambulatory care facilities, physician offices, home health agencies and other facilities, which create and/or evaluate health records. This program of study is designed to combine general education and specialized courses to meet employment requirements in Health Information Technology. Students are expected to complete a core of General Education requirements in addition to the program requirements.
   
GENERAL EDUCATION CORECredits
CompositionENGL-121 English Composition 3
Humanities, Arts &  
     LiteratureHumanities, Arts or Literature Core Courses6
MathematicsMATH-138 Statistics4
ScienceBIOL-106 Basic Anatomy and Physiology4
Social Sciences ANTH-105 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology3
 Social Sciences Core Course3
InterdisciplinaryHEED-100 Introduction to Lifetime Fitness1
 HEED-101 Health and the World of Risk1
   
REQUIRED COURSES RELATED TO MAJOR 
CMSY-129Principles of the Internet3
Courses Offered at Carroll Community College
HIT-111Medical Terminology3
HIT-112Healthcare Date Content and Structure3
HIT-115Pathophysiology and Pharmacology4
HIT-121Basic Diagnostic Coding3
HIT-122Basic Procedure Coding3
HIT-201Computer Applications in Healthcare3
HIT-222Advanced Coding Concepts6
HIT-225Healthcare Delivery Systems3
HIT-223Reimbursement Methodologies3
HIT-270Professional Practice in Health Information1
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Students interested in pursuing a degree at HCC in addition to preparing for this area of study should see “Allied Health Programs” or “Mid-Maryland Allied Health Care Education Consortium” on pages 20-22 and also meet with an allied health advisor in the office of Admissions and Advising.
   

hcc catalogue '11-'12


Accounting - ACCT
Aging Services - AGNG
American Sign Language - AMSL
Anthropology - ANTH
Arabic - ARAB 
Art - ARTT 
Astronomy - ASTR
Bioinformatics - BFMT 
Biology - BIOL 
Biomedical Engineering - BMET
Business - BMGT 
Cardiovascular Technology - CARD
Chemistry - CHEM 
Chinese - CHNS 
Cisco - CSCO 
Computer-Aided Design - CADD
Computer Forensics - CFOR 
Computer Systems - CMSY 
Conflict Resolution - CRES
Construction Management - CNST 
Cooperative Education - COOP
Criminal Justice - CRIM 
Culinary Management - CMGT 
Dance - DANC
Dental Hygiene - DHYG 
Diagnostic Medical
Sonography - DMSU

Economics - ECON 
Education - EDUC 
Electronics - ELEC 
Emergency Medical Technician/
Paramedic - EMSP
 
Engineering -ENES 
English- ENGL 
Entrepreneurship - ENTR 
Environmental Science - ENST
Exercise Science - EXSC 
Farsi - FARS
Film - FILM 
Financial Planning- FNPL 
Fine Arts - FINE 
First-Year Experience - FYEX
French - FREN 
Geography - GEOG
Geology - GEOL

German - GERM 
Greek - GREK 
Health Care - HEAL 
Health Education - HEED 
Hebrew - HBRW
Hindi - HNDI
History - HIST 
Horticulture - HORT 
Hospitality Management - HMGT
Human Development - HMDV 
Human Services - HUMS 
Humanities - HUMN
Interior Design - INDS
Italian - ITAL 
Japanese - JPNS
Korean - KORE 
Life Fitness - LFIT 
Mathematics - MATH 
Medical Laboratory
Technician - MLTS

Meteorology - METO 
Microsoft - MSFT 
Music - MUSC 
Nursing - NURS 
Nutrition - NUTR
Office Technology - OFFI 
Philosophy - PHIL 
Physical Therapist
Assistant - PTAP
 
Physics - PHYS 
Political Science - POLI 
Portuguese - PORT
Psychology - PSYC 
Public Health - PUBH
Radiologic Technology - RADT
Retailing - RETL 
Russian - RUSS 
Social Work - SOWK
Sociology - SOCI 
Spanish - SPAN 
Speech - SPCH 
Television and Radio - TVRD
Theatre - THET 
Turkish - TURK
Women's Studies - WMST