Health Information Technology – Diploma (D45360)

The Health Information Technology curriculum provides individuals with the knowledge and skills to process, analyze, abstract, compile, maintain, manage, and report health information.

BCC also offers a Health Information Technology Degree option.  The Health Information Technology Diploma program is specifically designed to help students get ahead in their professional field of interest and is a stepping stone to those who may want to pursue an Health Information Technology Associate Degree.

NOTE:  A student who has been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor may not be eligible to complete the professional practice experience and therefore not be able to complete the program.

This program is also available through Brunswick Online. Click to learn more.

Course Title Credits
Fall Semester #1
ACA 122 College Transfer Success 1
BIO 163 Anatomy and Physiology 5
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers 3
HIT 110 Intro to Healthcare & HIM 3
MED 121 Medical Terminology I 3
MED 122 Medical Terminology II 3
Semester Total 18
Spring Semester #1
HIT 226 Pathophysiology & Pharmacology 3
HIT 112 Health Law and Ethics 3
HIT 114 Health Data Sys/Standards 3
Semester Total 9
Fall Semester #2
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3
HIT 211 Diagnosis Coding & Reporting 3
HIT 213 Inpt Procedure Coding/Reporting 2
HIT 124 Prof Practice Exp II 1
Semester Total 9
Spring Semester #2
COM 120 Intro Interpersonal Communications 3
HIT 214 OP Procedure Coding/Reporting 2
HIT 215 Revenue Cycle Management 2
HIT 222 Prof Practices Exp III 2
Semester Total 9

Note: A student must earn a minimum grade of “C” for all courses in the HIT curriculum. HIT students are required to obtain group liability insurance coverage, submit to a criminal background check and drug testing, and complete a medical form with required immunizations prior to professional practice experience assignments.


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