Health Information Technology Requirements | GCTC

Health Information Technology Requirements

Courses

  • AHS 115 Medical Terminology
  • BIO 135 Basic Anatomy and Physiology with lab (or BIO 137 and BIO 139)
  • CIT 130 Productivity Software
  • Digital Literacy - CIT 105 Introduction to Computers or OST 105 Introduction to Office Systems (or Competency demonstrated by exam)*  note: Digital Literacy must be taken as a pre-requisite or co-requisite with HIT 100
  • ENG 101 Writing I
  • Heritage/Humanities General Education course
  • HIT 100 Introduction to Health Information Technology
  • HIT 105 Pathophysiology / Pharmacology for Health Information Professionals
  • HIT 109 Clinical Classification Systems I
  • HIT 110 Legal & Ethical Issues in Health Information
  • HIT 112 Reimbursement Methodologies
  • HIT 200 Information Systems in Health Care
  • HIT 202 Clinical Classification Systems II
  • HIT 205 Quality Management & Process Improvement
  • HIT 207 Clinical Classification Systems III
  • HIT 211 Health Care Management and Statistics
  • HIT 215 Clinical Practicum (if HIT 2151 was not taken)
  • or HIT 2152 Clinical Practicum II (must have taken HIT 2151)
  • HIT 2151 Clinical Practicum I
  • MAT 151 Introduction to Applied Statistics (or STA 151 Introduction to Applied Statistics)
  • PSY 110 General Psychology (or SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology)

Notes

  • Progression in the program is contingent upon achievement of a grade C or greater in each course and maintenance of a 2.0 cumulative GPA or above (on a 4.0 scale).
  • Students are not permitted to take online HIT courses through another KCTCS college. All HIT courses must be taken at Gateway, unless the student is transferring from another CAHIIM accredited school and plans to complete their degree at Gateway.
  • At least 25 percent of the approved curriculum for any certificate, diploma or degree must be completed at the student’s home college.

Updated 3/17/22

S.M.A.R.T. Plan

Courses

  • AHS 115 Medical Terminology
  • BIO 135 Basic Anatomy and Physiology with Laboratory (or BIO 137 and BIO 139)
  • HIT 100 Introduction to Health Information Technology
  • HIT 105 Pathophysiology / Pharmacology for Health Information Professionals
  • HIT 109 Clinical Classification Systems I
  • HIT 110 Legal & Ethical Issues in Health Information
  • HIT 112 Reimbursement Methodologies
  • HIT 202 Clinical Classification Systems II
  • HIT 207 Clinical Classification Systems
  • HIT 2151 Clinical Practicum I

Notes

  • Progression in the program is contingent upon achievement of a grade C or greater in each course and maintenance of a 2.0 cumulative GPA or above (on a 4.0 scale).
  • HIT courses for the coding certificate are offered in the day and evening, alternating semesters. Evening sequence HIT courses start in the fall; Daytime sequence HIT courses start in the spring.
  • Digital Literacy must be taken as a pre-requisite or co-requisite with HIT 100 if pursuing the Health Information Technology AAS Degree.
  • At least 25 percent of the approved curriculum for any certificate, diploma or degree must be completed at the student’s home college.

Updated 6/2/20

S.M.A.R.T. Plan

Courses

  • AHS 115 Medical Terminology
  • BIO 135 Basic Anatomy and Physiology with Laboratory (or BIO 137 and BIO 139)
  • HIT 100 Introduction to Health Information Technology
  • HIT 110 Legal & Ethical Issues in Health Information

Notes

  • Progression in the program is contingent upon achievement of a grade C or greater in each course and maintenance of a 2.0 cumulative GPA or above (on a 4.0 scale).
  • HIT courses for the coding certificate are offered in the day and evening, alternating semesters. Evening sequence HIT courses start in the fall; Daytime sequence HIT courses start in the spring.
  • Digital Literacy must be taken as a pre-requisite or co-requisite with HIT 100 if pursuing the Health Information Technology AAS Degree.
  • At least 25 percent of the approved curriculum for any certificate, diploma or degree must be completed at the student’s home college.

Updated 6/2/20

S.M.A.R.T. Plan