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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.

 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 – Summer
HIT-146 Beginning Medical Terminology 3
MAT-772 Applied Math -OR- 3
MAT-110 Math for Liberal Arts -OR- 3
MAT-156 Statistics -OR- 3
Math Electives 3
Total Credits 6

Semester 2
BUS-108 Business College Experience 1
HIT-125 Essentials of Health Records 2
HIT-156 Intermediate Medical Terminology 3
HIT-215 Introduction to CPT 2
HIT-250 Coding I 3
HIT-290 Reimbursement Methods 3
HSC-217 Introduction to Pathology 3
MAP-402 Medical Law and Ethics 2
Total Credits 19

Semester 3
HIT-166 Advanced Medical Terminology 3
HIT-240 Advanced Coding and Classification 3
HIT-280 CPT-4 Coding 3
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
Total Credits 17

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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