HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY CURRICULUM MAP

FRESHMAN YEAR
First semester (Prerequisites) UNITS
ENG 101 English Composition 3
MATH 227 or MATH 227(s) Statistics  4
CAOT 082 Microcomputer Software Survey in the Office 3
Social Science (any approved course) 3
American Institutions (any approved course) 3
   
Intersession (Prerequisites)  
HTHTEK 133 Medical Terminology 3
Health 011 Principles of Health Living 3
   
Second semester (Prerequisites)  
PHYSIOL 006 Anatomy and Physiology 6
HTHTEK 100 Introduction to Health Information Technology 3
Humanities (any approved course) 3
Physical Activity (any approved course) 1
   
Intersession  
HTHTEK 106 Hospitals Ethics and Law* 2
HTHTEK 134 Introduction to Pathology** 3
HTHTEK 108 Introduction to Pharmacology** 1
SOPHOMORE YEAR
Third semester UNITS
HTHTEK 103 Introduction to Basic Coding* 3
HTHTEK 207 Introduction to Health Statistics* 3
HTHTEK 230 Electronic Health Records in the Healthcare Systems* 3
HTHTEK 215 Inpatient Coding and Abstracting* 3
HTHTEK 221 Quality Management and Leadership** 3
HTHTEK 222 Health Information Services Organizations & Management** 3
Intersession  
HTHTEK 110 Ambulatory Care Coding** 3
HTHTEK 200 Healthcare Reimbursement and
Revenue Cycle Management** 
2
Fourth semester  
HTHTEK 202 Directed Practice for Coding Specialists* 1
HTHTEK 241 Directed Practice in Health Information Procedures II* 4
TOTAL 69

*Has a prerequisite.
**Has a corequisite.

Note: Curriculum is subject to change.