School of Health Sciences
School of Health Sciences

Health Information Technology: Associate of Science Degree
Hialeah, FL Campus

Course Descriptions

GE117 Composition I | A 4 credit hour Composition course

This course covers phases of the writing process, with special emphasis on the structure of writing and techniques for writing clearly, precisely and persuasively. Prerequisite or Corequisite: TB133 Strategies for the Technical Professional or equivalent

GE127 College Mathematics I | A 4 credit hour Mathematics course

This course will include, but is not limited to, the following concepts: quadratic, polynomial and radical equations, linear functions and their graphs, systems of linear equations, functions and their properties and triangles and trigonometric functions. Activities will include solving problems and using appropriate technological tools. Prerequisite: GE184 Problem Solving or TB184 Problem Solving or GE150 Survey of the Sciences or equivalent; Prerequisite or Corequisite: TB133 Strategies for the Technical Professional or equivalent

GE150 Survey of the Sciences | A 4 credit hour Science course

This survey course is designed to familiarize the student with the methods of rational inquiry and problem solving in the physical sciences. Students will explore a selection of topics in the scientific fields including physics, chemistry, biology and earth science to develop basic scientific literacy and the ability to critically analyze issues of science.

GE217 Composition II | A 4 credit hour Humanities course

This course focuses on appropriate rhetoric structures and styles for analytical and argumentative writing. Emphasis is placed on critical thinking, reading skills and elements of research in the information age. Prerequisite: GE117 Composition I or equivalent

GE258 Human Anatomy and Physiology I | A 4 credit hour Science course

This course provides a systems focused study of the anatomy and physiology of the human body. Topics build from a foundation in structural organization, basic chemistry, and the study of cells and tissues to system structure and function. These systems include integumentary system, bones and skeletal tissues, joints, muscles, nervous system, special senses, and the endocrine system. The course includes a wet laboratory component.

GE259 Human Anatomy and Physiology II | A 4 credit hour Science course

This course is a continuation of the study of the anatomy and physiology of the human body. Building on the foundation of structural organization, basic chemistry, and the study of cells and tissues, and study of integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous, sense, and endocrine systems, this course focuses on the maintenance of the body via the cardiovascular, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems, as well as metabolism, acid-base balance, fluid and electrolyte balance, and nutrition. This course includes a wet laboratory component. Prerequisite or Corequisite: GE258 Human Anatomy and Physiology I

GE375 Psychology | A 4 credit hour Social Science course

This course introduces psychological theories from behavioristic, humanistic and biological viewpoints. Primary focus is on exploring how selected principles of psychology apply to students'' personal lives and social behavior. Students apply the skills of critical thinking, observation, and information gathering and analysis as they practice social science and scientific methodology. Prerequisite: GE117 Composition I or equivalent

HS347 Health Group Dynamics | 4 credit hours

In this course, students examine elements of successful teams and small decision-making groups. Emphasis is on communication, critical thinking and group process techniques. Prerequisite: GE117 Composition I or equivalent

HT100 Medical Terminology | 4 credit hours

HT102 Introduction to the Health Care Record | 4 credit hours

HT104 Release of Personal Health Information | 4 credit hours

HT105 Alternative Health Records | 4 credit hours

HT112 Human Diseases with Pharmacology | 4 credit hours

HT113 Computers in Health Care | 4 credit hours

HT200 Professional Practicum | 4 credit hours

HT201 Health Care Statistics | 4 credit hours

HT203 Health Care Data Sets and Specialized Registries | 4 credit hours

HT204 CPT Coding | 4 credit hours

HT205 Health Care Reimbursement Systems | 4 credit hours

HT207 Coding I | 4 credit hours

HT208 Coding II with Practicum | 4 credit hours

HT211 Utilization Risk and Compliance Management | 4 credit hours

HT212 Supervision and Personnel Management in Health Care | 4 credit hours

TB133 Strategies for the Technical Professional | 4 credit hours

The course reviews characteristics and trends of the global information society including basic information processing, Internet research, other skills used by the technical professional and techniques that can be used for independent technical learning.


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Brock Oelze
Computer and Electronics Engineering Technology
Associate of Applied Science

Graduated 2009
Lexington, KY

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