Degrees and Certificates

Health Information Technology (AS)

* All courses with the "AL" prefix are offered as on-line courses

(Please note that AL 240, 241 and 243 require clinical placement in approved health care facilities. Contact the HIT program director for additional information)

Major Courses (40 credit hours)

  • AL 101 Foundations of Health Care (3)
  • AL 141 Medical Terminology (3)
  • AL 150  Principles of Health Information Technology (3)
  • AL 157  Specialized Health Records & Registries for Health Info. Tech. (2)
  • AL 240  Professional Practice I for Health Information Technology  (2)
  • AL 241  Professional Practice II for Health Information Technology (3)
  • AL 244  Health Care Statistics for Health Information Technology (2)
  • AL 245  Health Information Coding I (3)
  • AL 246  Health Information Coding II (3)
  • AL 247  Healthcare Reimbursement Methodologies (3)
  • AL 250  Seminar in Health Information Technology (1)
  • AL 366  Legal & Regulatory Issues for the Health Care Professional (3)
  • AL 367  Health Care Quality Improvement (3)  
  • AL 375 Health Care Delivery Systems (3)
  • AL 399 Health Information Systems (3)

Correlate Courses (15 credit hours) 

  • AL 320  Human Disease (3)
  • BI  250  Introduction to Human Anatomy (3)
  • BI  230  Intro to Human Physiology (3)
  • EN 208  Business and Technical Writing (3)
  • CM 101  Computer Competency and Internet (3)

Prerequisite Courses (3 credit hours)

  • BI 100  Introduction to Biology (3) 

  University Requirements (8 credit hours)

  • EN 101  Freshman Composition (3)
  • MA 112  Essential Mathematics (3) OR
  • MA 116  College Algebra (3)
  • WU 101  The Washburn Experience

General Education (18 credit hours)*

  • Natural Sciences (6)
  • Social Sciences (6)
  • Humanities (6)

* Some correlate courses may count here; consult your advisor.    

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