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Medical Billing and Coding Associate AAS Degree Courses

Award: Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Required number of credits: 60
Program Start: Fall, Spring, Summer

2017–2018 Suggested Sequence of Study

 The following suggested sequence of study is for new full-time students starting the program in the academic year listed.

 When registering for classes refer to your Program Evaluation/Degree Audit to see your specific program requirements and ensure proper registration.

 Courses are subject to change.

◆ General education course
▣ Non-transfer general education course
► Course has a prerequisite and/or corequisite.

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Semester 1
ADM-105 Introduction to Keyboarding 1
BCA-134 Word Processing 3
BUS-108 Business College Experience 1
HIT-125 Essentials of Health Records 2
HIT-146 Beginning Medical Terminology 3
MAP-402 Medical Law and Ethics 2
MAT-772 Applied Math -OR- 3
MAT-110 Math for Liberal Arts -OR- 3
MAT-156 Statistics -OR- 3
Math Electives 3
Total Credits 15

Semester 2
CSC-110 Introduction to Computers -OR- 3
BCA-205 Database/Spreadsheets 3
HIT-156 Intermediate Medical Terminology 3
HIT-215 Introduction to CPT 2
HIT-250 Coding I 3
HSC-217 Introduction to Pathology 3
Total Credits 14

Semester 3
ENG-105 Composition I 3
HIT-166 Advanced Medical Terminology 3
HIT-240 Advanced Coding and Classification 3
HIT-280 CPT-4 Coding 3
HIT-290 Reimbursement Methods 3
Total Credits 15

Semester 4
BUS-291 Employment Portfolio and Career Development 2
HIT-352 Health Information Systems 3
HIT-450 Health Statistics 2
HIT-510 Coding Certification Review 2
MAP-511 Pharmacology for the Medical Office 1
PSY-102 Human and Work Relations -OR- 3
PSY-111 Introduction to Psychology -OR- 3
SOC-110 Introduction to Sociology 3
SPC-101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication 3
Total Credits 16

Math Electives
MAT-122 College Algebra 5
MAT-128 Precalculus 4
MAT-134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry 3
MAT-210 Calculus I 4
MAT-216 Calculus II 4
MAT-219 Calculus III 4

Student Success Specialist

Valerie Eagan
Black Hawk Hall 102
319-296-2329 ext.1061
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Program Advisor

Dee Ulrich
Black Hawk Hall 216
319-296-2329 ext.1756
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Administrative Assistant

Cindi Clark
Black Hawk Hall 101
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Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Business

Michael Roth
Grundy Hall 266
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