Medical Coding Curriculum

Medical Coding Specialist Program

Curriculum Sequence

Total Certificate Credits: 53 hours


Prerequisites

ENGL 110

Freshman English

3

BIOL 220

Human Anatomy and Physiology Lecture

3

BIOL 220L

Human Anatomy and Physiology Lab I

1

ALLH 210

Medical Terminology

3

BIOL 222

Human Anatomy and Physiology Lecture II

3

BIOL 222L

Human Anatomy and Physiology Lab II

1

MATH 135

Pre-Calculus Algebra

3

 

Social/Behavioral Science Elective (PSYC or SOCL)

3

Total Pre-Requisite Hours

 

20 hours


First Year, Fall Semester

  HIMT 105
 

Data Concepts and Principles of HIM

3

*HIMT 109
 

Healthcare Law and Ethics

3

*HIMT 110
 

Introduction to Healthcare Computer Applications

3

*HIMT 208
 

Introduction to Pathophysiology

3

  HIMT 225
 

International Classification of Diseases I

3

Total Hours

 

15

  • *Medical Coding Specialist majors have the option to enroll in the clinical HIMT 109, 110 or 208 course prior to

  acceptance into the clinical program.  These courses are generally offered in the first fall or spring semester,

  however this is subject to change on a semester-to-semester basis.

 

First Year, Spring Semester

HIMT 202

Healthcare Delivery Systems

3

HIMT 222

CPT/HCPCS and Outpatient Coding

3

HIMT 223

Reimbursement and Compliance

3

HIMT 226

International Classification of Disease II

3

Total Hours

 

12

 

Summer Session 

HIMT 227

Advanced Coding Review Seminar

3

HIMT 241

Professional Practice Experience I

3

Total Hours

 

6