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Computer Science:Health IT Techician AAS

Computer Science: Healthcare IT Technician (AAS)

Students studying in this field will develop knowledge and skills required to implement, deploy, and support Health IT systems in the healthcare field. Classes will cover regulatory requirements, healthcare terminology/acronyms, and possess a basic understanding of practice workflow while adhering to code of conduct policies and security best practices, in order to support Electronic Health Records (EHR) systems in medical facilities. The program will prepare the students for the CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician exam.  For further information, contact Tricia  Hoover at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 304-929-6702.

REQUIRED COURSES

Computer Science: Healthcare IT Technician

Total Degree Hours: 60

First Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

COSC 111

Intro to Computer Science

3

ENGL 101

Composition

3

BIOL 105

Intro Human Anatomy & Physiology

3

BIOL 106L Intro Human Anatomy & Physiology LAB

1

HLIT 101

Intro Health Info Technology

3

 

Total Semester Hours

13

 

Second Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

COSC 131

Basic Operating Systems

3

COSC 131L Basic Operating Systems Lab      1

ENGL 212

Technical Writing

3

HLIT 103 Legal Aspect of Health Info Tech

3

MATH 101

General Math or Math 109

3

MAST 105

Medical Terminology

3

 

Total Semester Hours

16

Third Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

HLIT 203

Intro Electronic Health Records

3

COSC 245

Windows Operating Systems

3

COSC 250

Database Management Systems

 3

COSC 130

Microcomputer Main & Repair 

 3

COSC 130L Microcomputer M&R Lab      1

COSC 226

Intro to Networking Network+

3

 

Total Semester Hours

16

 

 

 

Fourth Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

BUSN 100

Intro to Business

3

OR  

MGMT 210

Principles of Management

 

COSC 237

Network Security

3

COMM 208

Fundamentals of Speech

3

COSC 246

Server Configurations & Admin

3

BUSN 245 Microsoft Excel      3
 

Total Semester Hours

15

Evaluation Sheet

2016-2017

2014-2015

2013-2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

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