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Health Information Management Systems

Associate of Applied Science Degree

You can earn an associate of applied science degree in health information management systems.
Note that not all courses for each program can be offered every semester.

You will need to successfully complete a minimum of 65 Credit Hours.

Courses

Recommended Core Courses

Core

50 Credit Hours
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
HIMS 1000 Introduction to Health Information Management 2
HIMS 1010 Electronic Health Records 2
HIMS 1020 Health Care Delivery Systems 3
HLTH 1060 Comprehensive Medical Terminology 3
HIMS 1110 Coding I 3
HIMS 1120 Legal and Compliance Issues 3
HIMS 1130 Disease Processes 3
NURS 1220 Structure and Function of the Human Body 3
HIMS 2000 Medical Billing and Reimbursement 3
HIMS 2010 Pharmacology and Drug Administration 3
HIMS 2020 Coding II 3
HIMS 2030 Health Information Management Applications 3
HIMS 2040 Health Care Information Systems 3
HIMS 2100 Quality Management and Process Improvement 3
HIMS 2110 Health Information Technology Assessment 1
HIMS 2120 Professional Practice Experience 3
HIMS 2130 Coding III 3
BSAD 2540 Principles of Management 3

Required General Education Courses

Behavioral Science

3 Credit Hours
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
BSAD 1000 Human Relations and Ethics 3

Combination of Oral and Written Communication

Must earn a C or better
3 Credit Hours
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
BSAD 2050 Business Communications 3

Mathematics

3 Credit Hours
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
MATH 2170 Applied Statistics 3

Science or Technology

3 Credit Hours
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
OFFT 1500 Microsoft Office 3

Social Science

3 Credit Hours
Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
ECON 2110 Principles of Macroeconomics 3

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