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HIM Curriculum (Fall 2017)

Freshman Year

First Semester Credit
BIOL 110 Fundamentals of Biology I 3
ENGL 101 Intro to Academic Writing 3
MATH 105 Applied College Algebra OR 3
  103 Applied College Algebra Fund 3
  104 Lab 2
UNIV 100 Freshman Seminar 3
      Total: 12
       
Second Semester Credit
BIOL 220 Survey of A & P 3
BIOL 221 Survey of A & P Lab 1
ENGL 102 Writing and Research About Culture 3
CMCN 100 Principles of Human Communications* 3
PSYC 110 Intro to Psychology 3
SOCI 241 Contemporary Social Problems* 3
      Total:16

Sophomore Year

First Semester Credit
ACCT 201 Intro to Financial Accounting 3
LCHI 207 Health Data Management Tools 3
ENGL   Elective - Literature* 3
HIST   Elective* 3
ARTS   Elective* 3
      Total:15
       
Second Semester Credit
HIM 200 Healthcare Delivery Systems 2
HIM 361 Medical Terminology 3
LCHI 303 Fundamentals of Healthcare Info Systems 3
STAT 214 Elem Statistics 3
CHEM 123/101 Surv, Gen, Org,Bio/Sur Chem 3
      Total:14

Junior Year

First Semester Credit
HIM 319 Legal and Ethical Issues in Healthcare 2
HIM 321 HIM Foundations 3
HIM 323 HIM Foundations Lab 1
HIM 431 Quality Improvement/Risk Mgmt/Utilization Mgmt 2
HIM 460 Fundamentals of Medical Science 3
LCHI 466 Health Information Technology 3
STAT 417 Biometry 3
      Total:17
       
Second Semester Credit
HIM 320 Privacy and Security in Healthcare 3
HIM 324 Nomenclature and Classification Systems 3
HIM 326 Nomenclature and Classification Systems Lab 2
HIM 327 Procedural Coding in Healthcare 2
LCHI 476 HIS Selection and Implementation 3
LCHI 477 HIS Selection and Implementation Lab 1
      Total: 14

Senior Year

First Semester Credit
HIM 400 Healthcare Reimbursement 3
HIM 402 Healthcare Reimbursement Lab 1
HIM 411 Management and Leadership I 3
HIM 413 Management and Leadership I Lab 1
HIM 453 Professional Practice Experience I 3
LCHI 478 Data Analytics in Healthcare 3
LCHI 479 Data Analytics in Healthcare Lab 1
      Total:15
       
Second Semester Credit
HIM 412 Management and Leadership II 3
HIM 422 Healthcare Statistics and Research Methods 3
HIM 424 Management and Leadership II Lab 1
HIM 454 Professional Practice Experience II 3
HIM 482 Management internship** 4
LCHI 490 HIM/Informatics Capstone 3
      Total:17
       

This program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).

A minimum grade of “C” must be earned in every course in the HIM curriculum.  In order to enter the junior year in the curriculum, each student must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.5 as computed by the Registrar.  In order to enter the senior year (professional training), each student must have completed every required course or its equivalent through the junior year with a minimum grade of "C".

Students completing the HIM curriculum will have an automatic minor in Health Informatics.

*Download electives and acceptable substitute courses here.

** Four week full-time managerial internship.