Health Information Technology Associate Degree Course Requirements, 2021

Credit Hours
Sandhills Community College Courses
ACA-115 Success & Study Skills (Substitute for ACA-111) 1
BIO-163 or BIO-165 and BIO-166 Basic Anatomy & Physiology (5) or Anatomy & Physiology I (4) (Substitute for BIO-168) and Anatomy & Physiology II (4) (Substitute for BIO-169) 5-8
CIS-110 Introduction to Computers 3
ENG-111 Writing and Inquiry 3
ENG-112 Writing/Research in the Disc 3
HUM 115 or PHI-240 Critical Thinking or Introduction to Ethics 3
MAT-152 Statistical Methods I 4
MED-121 Medical Terminology I 3
MED-122 Medical Terminology II 3
PSY-150 General Psychology 3
Total Required Minimum Credit Hours  31
Pitt Community College Courses
CTS-130 Spreadsheet 3
HIT-110 Intro to Healthcare HIM 3
HIT-112 Health Law & Ethics 3
HIT-114 Health Data Sys/Standards 3
HIT-124 Prof Practice Exp II 1
HIT-211 Diagnostic Coding & Reporting 3
HIT-213 Inpt Proc Coding & Reporting 2
HIT-214 OP Procedure Coding/Reporting 2
HIT-215 Revenue Cycle Management 2
HIT-217 Quality & Data Analysis 3
HIT-218 Management Principles in HIT 3
HIT-220 Electronic Health Records 2
HIT-224 Prof Practice Exp IV 2
HIT-225 Healthcare Informatics 3
HIT-226 Pathophysiology & Pharmacology 3
HIT-280 HIM Capstone 2
HSC-110* Orientation to Health Careers 1
OST-248** Diagnostic Coding 3
Total Required Minimum Credit Hours 44

*Course is encouraged but not required
**OST-248 should be taken after acceptance into the program. Students should take section designated for HIT students.