Health Information Technology Curriculum | Southwestern Illinois College

Health Information Technology – Associate in Applied Science Degree (0023)

First Year

Total Semester Credits:  15
Fall Semester
Course Number Course Description Credits
ORIE 101 College Orientation Seminar 1
BIOL 105 Human Biology 4
ENG 101 Rhetoric & Composition I 3
HIT 101 Health Information Intro 2
HIT 110 Health Information Nomenclature I 2
HIT 130 Computer Applications for HIT 3
Total Semester Credits: 13
Spring Semester
Course Number Course Description Credits
HIT 151 Pathophysiology 3
HIT 160 Health Data Management 2
HIT 161 Microcomputer Applications in HIT 3
HIT 170 Health Information Nomenclature II 2
COMM 151 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
Total Semester Credits: 2
Summer Semester
Course Number Course Description Credits
HIT 245 Pharmacology for the HIT 2

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Second Year

Fall Semester
Course Number Course Description Credits
PSYC 151 General Psychology 3
HIT 200 Health Care Delivery 4
HIT 210 Health Statistics 3
HIT 220 Classification Systems I 4
HIT 153 Introductory Sociology 3
Total Semester Credits: 17
Spring Semester
Course Number Course Description Credits
HIT 250 Legal Aspects of HI 2
HIT 260 PPE: Professional Practice 1
HIT 270 Health Information Management 4
HIT 240 Classification Systems II 2
HIT 280  Advanced Coding OR  
 HIT 285 Advanced Data Analytics 3
HIT 290 HI Capstone 1
Total Semester Credits: 13
Total Credits 60

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