- Associate in Applied Science Degree
- Program location:
- Elkhorn Valley Campus, Fort Omaha Campus, South Omaha Campus
This degree prepares students for entry-level employment as coding and billing specialists by providing the basic knowledge, understanding, and skills required to work in a medical facility.
|Total Credit Hours Required||97.0|
General Education Requirements - 27.0 credit hrs.
|*ENGL 1220 and ENGL 1240 are suggested|
|ECON 1000 Macroeconomics
PSYC 1010 Introduction to Psychology OR
SOCI 1010 Introduction to Sociology
|MATH 1220 Business Mathematics||4.5|
|HMRL 1010 Human Relations Skills||4.5|
|INFO 1001 Information Systems and Literacy||4.5|
Major Requirements for Health Information Management Systems - 49.0 credit hrs.
|HIMS 1111 Healthcare Careers||4.5|
|HIMS 1120 Medical Terminology I||4.5|
|HIMS 1130 Medical Terminology II||4.5|
|HIMS 1150 Introduction to Medical Law and Ethics||4.5|
|HIMS 1212 Microsoft Word for Medical Office||4.5|
|HIMS 1310 Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology||4.5|
|HIMS 2110 Principles of Management in Healthcare||4.5|
|HIMS 2400 Introduction to Coding and Billing||4.5|
|HIMS 2980 Medical Office Applications||4.5|
|HIMS 2981 Internship||4.0|
|HITP 1115 Electronic Health Records (EHR) Lab Experience||4.0|
Requirements for Health Information Management Systems – Medical Coding and Billing Option - 21.0 credit hrs.
|HIMS 1180 Disease Processes||4.5|
|HIMS 1410 Introduction to Insurance||3.0|
|HIMS 2155 Fundamentals of Pharmacology||4.5|
|HIMS 2420 Coding and Billing I||4.5|
|HIMS 2430 Coding and Billing II||4.5|
The degree option is a specialization within a program. Although students may complete multiple options within this program, only the major degree is awarded.