Health Information Technology - Associate of Applied Science

(61–62 credits)

Core/General Education Requirements (16 credits)
ENGL 111GRhetoric and Composition 14
BOT 209Business and Technical Communications3
or ENGL 203G Business and Professional Communication
or ENGL 218G Technical and Scientific Communication
BOT 106Business Mathematics3
or MATH 120 Intermediate Algebra
MGT 201Introduction to Management3
or BMGT 140 Principles of Supervision I
or BMGT 240 Human Relations
STAT 251GStatistics for Business and the Behavioral Sciences 13
or PHLS 295 Essentials of Public Health
Related/Professional Requirements (18 credits)
HIT 110Electronic Health Records3
or BOT 110 Records Management
BOT 239Personal Development3
or BMGT 201 Work Readiness and Preparation
HIT 221Internship I 23
or BOT 221 Internship I
or BOT 222 Internship II
HIT 240Health Information Quality Management 23
HIT 268Health Information Systems3
AHS 202Legal and Ethical Issues in Health Care3
Technical/Major Requirements (27-28 credits)
BOT 208Medical Office Procedures3
BOT 228Medical Insurance Billing3
HIT 120Health Information Introduction to Pharmacology3
HIT 130Health Information Technology Anatomy & Physiology3-4
or BIOL 154 Introductory Anatomy and Physiology
HIT 140Health Information Introduction to Pathophysiology3
HIT 150Introduction to Medical Terminology3
or AHS 120 Medical Terminology
HIT 158Advanced Medical Terminology3
HIT 248Medical Coding I3
HIT 258Medical Coding II3
Total Credits61-62

Courses are identical to those offered at New Mexico State University Las Cruces (main) Campus.


HIT 221 Internship I/BOT 221 Internship I and BOT 222 Internship II are restricted to majors; a maximum of 6 credits of HIT 221 Internship I/BOT 221 Internship I and BOT 222 Internship II may be applied toward a degree.