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Medical Insurance Coding Specialist Diploma Courses

Award: Diploma
Required number of credits: 42
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.

Note: Courses and course cost calculations 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 – Summer
HIT146 Beginning Medical Terminology 3 $533.25
MAT772 Applied Math -OR- 3 $533.25
MAT110 Math for Liberal Arts -OR- 3 $533.25
MAT156 Statistics -OR- 3 $533.25
Math Electives 3
Total Credits 6

Semester 2
BUS108 Business College Experience 1 $177.75
HIT125 Essentials of Health Records 2 $355.50
HIT156 Intermediate Medical Terminology 3 $533.25
HIT215 Introduction to CPT 2 $355.50
HIT250 Coding I 3 $533.25
HIT290 Reimbursement Methods 3 $533.25
HSC217 Introduction to Pathology 3 $533.25
MAP402 Medical Law and Ethics 2 $355.50
Total Credits 19

Semester 3
HIT166 Advanced Medical Terminology 3 $533.25
HIT240 Advanced Coding and Classification 3 $533.25
HIT280 CPT-4 Coding 3 $533.25
HIT352 Health Information Systems 3 $533.25
HIT450 Health Statistics 2 $355.50
HIT510 Coding Certification Review 2 $355.50
MAP511 Pharmacology for the Medical Office 1 $177.75
Total Credits 17

Math Electives
MAT122 College Algebra 5 $888.75
MAT128 Precalculus 4 $711.00
MAT134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry 3 $533.25
MAT210 Calculus I 4 $711.00
MAT216 Calculus II 4 $711.00
MAT219 Calculus III 4 $711.00

Course Cost Calculation

Resident tuition and fees x course credits + course fee if applicable.

The course cost calculation does not include:

Tracking Sheet

2016–2017 [pdf]

Student Success Specialist

Valerie Eagan
Black Hawk Hall 102
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Program Advisor

Dee Ulrich
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Department Secretary

Cindi Clark
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Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Business

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