Health Information Technology - Associate of Applied Science

(61–62 credits)

Core/General Education Requirements (16 credits)
ENGL 111GRhetoric and Composition 14
Select one from the following:3
Business and Technical Communications3
Business and Professional Communication 13
Technical and Scientific Communication 13
BOT 106Business Mathematics3
or MATH 120 Intermediate Algebra
Select one from the following:3
Introduction to Management3
Principles of Supervision I3
Human Relations3
STAT 251GStatistics for Business and the Behavioral Sciences3
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
Select one from the following:3
Internship I 21-3
Internship I1-3
Internship II
HIT 240Health Information Quality Management3
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
Select 3-4 credits from the following:3-4
Health Information Technology Anatomy & Physiology3-4
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.